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Award-winning online faculty Chrystal Trapani

Online Instructor Wins Educator of the Year Award

Chrystal Trapani, an instructional technologist in Digital Learning, an adjunct instructor in the Department of English and a doctoral graduate student, has won Instructure’s 2022 Educator of the Year Award in the Adjunct Instructor category. 

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ODUOnline partners with Germanna Community College to offer accelerated online degree options

GCC's "College Everywhere" focuses on earning specific associate degrees in one year. This partnership affirms a transfer agreement so that students who complete the program and earn their associate degree can transfer to ODU's online bachelor's degree programs.

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ODUOnline Stands Out with U.S. News Rankings for Veterans

Old Dominion University has once again been rated as one of the nation’s top schools for distance learning, according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2022 Best Online Programs rankings. A particular point of pride for ODUOnline, which has a long history of working with military students and dependents, is the specific rankings for veterans.

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ODUOnline Grad Named AASL Emerging Leader

Laurel Taylor, MLIS '20, is looking forward to putting her passion for school librarianship to work.

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International ODUOnline Scholarship Recipient Plans to Pursue Civil Engineering

Old Dominion University has announced that Sadiq Karim Omer of Sulaimaniya, Iraq is the latest winner of ODUOnline's International Student Scholarship.

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Virginia is facing a critical teacher shortage. ODU's online learning program is working to do something about it.

According to the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE), there are more than 1,000 openings for teachers across the Commonwealth. The COVID-19 pandemic has only added to the problem, driving up the need for licensed, qualified teachers in Virginia's classrooms.

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Old Dominion University Announces Partnership with Maricopa County Community College District

Maricopa and ODU worked collaboratively to establish the partnership’s first seamless pathway, which focuses on Maricopa’s associate level Dental Hygiene program and ODU's Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene.

Flooding from Typhoon Ondoy (Ketsana), Philippines 2009 Courtesy: AusAID

Old Dominion University International Scholarship Winner to Pursue Flooding Solutions

After witnessing several huge and disastrous weather events which heavily impacted his home, Joshua Pasion developed a lifelong interest in engineering.