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In the resources box for the story on Web based Education [WEB BRINGS FLEXIBILITY TO EDUCATION, January], readers are referred to www.classesusa.com with the note that it lists degrees “available through accredited universities.” This is false. Not all of the universities listed are accredited, and using degrees obtained from some of them is restricted by law in Oregon, with potential penalties for inappropriate use. The www.study2u.com site is cleaner, but its links to “accredited online schools” also list some unaccredited schools.
People interested in distance-education degrees should never assume that what is on the Web about accreditation is true. Any legitimate Oregon college registrar’s office or my office can tell you quickly whether a U.S. school is accredited, and for a modest fee whether a foreign school is genuine.
-- Alan L. Contreras
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Oregon Business magazine's 5th annual
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Wednesday, May 29, 2013
From Oregon Translational Research and Development Institute: OTRADI today announced its plans to open and operate a 13,000 square-foot multi-tenant bioscience complex in the Willamette Wharf building at 4640 SW Macadam Avenue. Slated to be complete in spring 2013, the OTRADI Bioscience Incubator (OBI) will house up to six companies.
MEDIAmerica, publisher of Oregon Business and Oregon Home magazines, announces a new retail website: HalfOffOregon.com. The website offers lodging, dining, recreation and many other items at half off their regular cost.
As you probably know by now, The Vernon Company is a national leader in the promotional products industry with annual sales of over $60 million. We are a family owned business, led by the fourth generation of the Vernon family.