LESSONS FROM ADVERSITY: LIVING WITH ONGOING ADVERSITY

Friday’s Column: Supplemental Strength Brent Pollard  While in the exceptional care of the physicians of the University of North Carolina Healthcare System, I met Dr. Alan Siqueiros as he was completing his Fellowship. He could tell I was depressed. My lung function was at 25% from my history of three pulmonary emboli. I had noContinue reading “LESSONS FROM ADVERSITY: LIVING WITH ONGOING ADVERSITY”

The Bible And The College Cheating Scandal

Neal Pollard One of the nation’s biggest news stories last week involved a college admissions scam that included several high-profile people, including at least two Hollywood actresses. A California man, Rick Singer, spearheaded a scheme to bribe coaches and administrators at such colleges as Yale, Stanford, Georgetown, USC, and other prestigious universities. The bribes boughtContinue reading “The Bible And The College Cheating Scandal”

The Truly Amazing Kwasi Enin

  Neal Pollard How often does the college application process for a single student make the front page of a national paper like USA Today?  It happened on Tuesday, April 1, 2014.  The feature centered around the academic ambitions of a Shirley, New York, Senior, whose academic future would seem secure and assumably provided for. Continue reading “The Truly Amazing Kwasi Enin”