logo

Channel List
Beauty & Self
Books & Music
Career
Computers
Education
Family
Food & Wine
Health & Fitness
Hobbies & Crafts
Home & Garden
Money
News & Politics
Relationships
Religion & Spirituality
Sports
Travel & Culture
TV & Movies
Safety
We take forum safety very seriously here at BellaOnline. Please be sure to read through our Forum Guidelines. Let us know if you have any questions or comments!
Newest Members
missdeana, bettyannconte, Mary Hamlin, artalcoholic, LAVUMO
58217 Registered Users
Forum Stats
58,217 Registered Members
417 Forums
118,354 Topics
840,783 Posts

Most users ever online: 615 @ 04/22/15 10:11 AM
Top Posters (30 Days)
Nancy Roussy 269
Connie - ADD/Sandwiches/Reading 126
Mona - Astronomy 102
Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames 53
Susan Helene Kramer 31
mary-tea1 26
Angie 23
Deanna - New Age 19
Angela - Drama Movies 17
Korie - California/Yoga/Knitting Editor 15
Ad Income Supports Charity
Topic Options
#672928 - 03/25/11 06:46 PM Eliminating Athletic Scholarships? Do you agree?
Susan-Colleges Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Gecko

Registered: 04/28/10
Posts: 556
Loc: North Carolina, USA
Ralph Nader calls for ending athletic scholarships. What do you think?

Read the article in the Huffington Post: Ralf Nadar Calls for Ending Athletic Scholarships
_________________________
SUSAN D. BATES
COLLEGES

Connect with Colleges on Facebook at Colleges at BellaOnline.com

Follow Colleges on Twitter at colleges_info




Top
#673280 - 03/27/11 06:59 PM Re: Eliminating Athletic Scholarships? Do you agree? [Re: Susan-Colleges]
Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Highest Posting Power Known to Humanity

Registered: 01/04/04
Posts: 22299
I think it's worth it for diversity reasons to help support all students with all varieties of skills to get into college. Some kids are great at math. That's fine! But some kids are great at art, and some kids are great at gymnastics. Each kid should have a chance to shine and reach their goals.
_________________________
Lisa Shea, Low Carb / Video Games Editor
Low Carb Forum

Top
#676523 - 04/08/11 03:03 PM Re: Eliminating Athletic Scholarships? Do you agree? [Re: Susan-Colleges]
AnneE Offline
Amoeba

Registered: 05/05/07
Posts: 91
My concern with eliminating athletic scholarships would be that schools would try that much hard to offer less above-board incentives to recruit student athletes.

I do wish that there were more academic merit scholarships or other merit scholarships -- music or art. They exist, but are dwarfed by the athletic scholarships.

Top
#676531 - 04/08/11 03:57 PM Re: Eliminating Athletic Scholarships? Do you agree? [Re: AnneE]
Susan-Colleges Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Gecko

Registered: 04/28/10
Posts: 556
Loc: North Carolina, USA
You make a good point. Some colleges may be tempted to do that. Athletics (some of them anyway) bring in the big bucks, whereas art and music do not typically bring in the same amount of money.
_________________________
SUSAN D. BATES
COLLEGES

Connect with Colleges on Facebook at Colleges at BellaOnline.com

Follow Colleges on Twitter at colleges_info




Top


Want to reply? Register as a Forum Member - it's quick, free and fun!
Brand New Posts
Devotional Study of the Women of the Bible
by Lynne - ChristianLiving
Christian Living
2 seconds ago
Paisley Mandalas
by Connie - ADD/Sandwiches/Reading
Beadwork
Today at 04:46 AM
ADD Musings
by Connie - ADD/Sandwiches/Reading
Attention Deficit Disorder
Today at 04:36 AM
Exercise in Green Spaces to Help ADD
by Connie - ADD/Sandwiches/Reading
Attention Deficit Disorder
Today at 04:21 AM
Cheapest Place you've stayed?
by missdeana
Budget Travel
Today at 03:32 AM
What are you looking forward to today?
by missdeana
Self Development
Today at 02:34 AM
Where are you and how is the weather?
by Mona - Astronomy
Inspiration
Today at 02:10 AM
Looking for Dropshippers
by missdeana
Small Office/Home Office
Today at 01:19 AM
Nebulae
by Nancy Roussy
Astronomy
Today at 01:11 AM
What makes you BEAUTIFUL?
by missdeana
Beauty Basics
Today at 12:25 AM
Register to Post!
Want to post? For security reasons you need to Register as a Forum Member. It's quick, easy and free!
Forum Activities
Book Clubs
Trivia Contests
Who's Online
0 registered (), 36 Guests and 3 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Ad Income Supports Charity



| About BellaOnline | Privacy Policy | Advertising | Become an Editor |
Website copyright © 2016 Minerva WebWorks LLC. All rights reserved.