Category Archives: ETSU

ICYMI: Under the Pumpkin Sun

Why does the sun look like a Jack-o-Lantern, and why is it that we tend to see faces everywhere? Image Credit: NASA/GSFC/SDO The Science of the Pumpkin Sun Last week NASA released a composite photo of the sun using two different wavelengths … Continue reading

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ETSU Online Offers SGA Debate Via Live Stream

East Tennessee State University’s Office of eLearning, home to ETSU’s online programs and courses, will broadcast the April 14 Student Government Association election debate via live streaming. SGA President Michael Wallace says live streaming the debate is an important component … Continue reading

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Make Taxes Less Taxing: IRS VITA Programs offers Tax Preparation Help

‘Tis the season…for taxes. As W-2s begin coming in and you begin to think about filing your taxes, here’s some information that can help. The IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program provides free Federal and State tax preparation services to … Continue reading

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True Balance

“A true balance between work and life comes with knowing that your life activities are integrated, not separated.” – Michael Thomas Sunnarborg, 21 Keys to Work/Life Balance: Unlock Your Full Potential Managing your commitments to family and work seems hard … Continue reading

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What the MOOC? The Rise of Open Courses and Where We’re Headed

Maybe you’ve heard of MOOCs. They’re massive open online courses offered by a number of universities in platforms like Coursera and EdEx. Maybe you haven’t heard of MOOCs…yet. You will. With the rise in online education came the desire to … Continue reading

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7 Ways to Be Successful as an Online Student

Taking college courses online can be hugely beneficial to students who need flexibility and control over their schedules, but there are some unique challenges involved with being an online student. Here are some tips from ETSU Online for being a … Continue reading

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