Returning to School: UW College Chat via Twitter

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Participants in the one-hour UW College Chat via Twitter will gain tips, advice and networking resources related to online degrees.

Online degrees such as the UW Bachelor of Professional Studies make it easier for adult students to return to college.

The College Chat will give participants the opportunity to tap into a panel of experts about online degrees, either associate or bachelor’s.

Is it the right time to go back to school? Is there ever really a "right" time? Join the University of Wisconsin College Chat on Twitter to be connected with others who share the same questions about returning to college: Is an online degree right for me? How will I juggle work and family with school? Will an online degree benefit my career? The University of Wisconsin Colleges Online and the University of Wisconsin Online Bachelor of Professional Studies are partnering with the National Association of Professional Women (NAPW) to host a one-hour College Chat via Twitter to provide tips, advice and a wealth of networking resources for returning students.

Four participants will win prizes ranging from a Kindle Fire valued at $200 to a one-year "NAPW Experience" membership worth $500. To enter, guests will Tweet answers to prize questions during the chat.

Returning students interested in expanding their credentials with an online degree can join the University of Wisconsin College Chat at #Return2Learn for helpful tools to get started. Please follow @UWBPS, @NAPWinc, and @UWC_Online on Wednesday, November 14 from 8:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. ET.

Moderating on behalf of @UWBPS will be Emily Johnson, program manager, University of Wisconsin Bachelor of Professional Studies online degree program which offers a unique blend of the business, IT and communications skills needed to succeed in today’s marketplace.

Participating on behalf of @UWC_Online will be Chris Logterman, assistant director for student services, University of Wisconsin Colleges Online, offering the UW System’s two-year associate degree online to growing numbers of students each semester.

Tweeting on behalf of @NAPWinc will be Cindy Burns, national director of local chapters, NAPW. Burns is a networking expert, overseeing the 350+ local chapters offering a personal forum for women to promote their businesses and services, and share ideas, stories and resources. With more than 300,000 members, NAPW is the nation's largest professional women’s association.

Join the UW College Chat and take the next step toward completing a degree online.

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