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A Virtual Graduation and a Real Degree :: The Black Voice News :: Serving the Inland Empire for 30 years
(ARA) - Like a lot of other MBA students, Carla Wright-Jukes will be celebrating her graduation this spring.But unlike most, her commencement exercises -- from the keynote speaker, to the degree conferment, to the reception -- will be held online via Webcast.Wright-Jukes, 43, is graduating from Jones International University (JIU), the first fully online, accredited university.
..."It was the best thing I ever could have done," says Wright-Jukes, about her choice to pursue an online degree.
"I am a single mom of two and I work full-time, so convenience was an absolute necessity." A business analyst for GlaxoSmithKline, Wright-Jukes wanted the job security that an additional degree would give her, but needed to find a way to fit her class work around her professional and family responsibilities.
"I got up really early before my kids woke up, and then fit in some more when I got home.
The flexibility was great.One day there was 21 inches of snow and I never had to think ‘I can't get to class.'" More than just flexible, Wright-Jukes
program to be academically challenging.
, "My marketing professor was in Ireland, my thesis project partner was in Germany and the other students were from all over the world.