Becoming Batten header image
Becoming Batten header image

Becoming Batten

Students in cap and gown with text Admissions Information Session
July 26, 2021

Are you undecided about your academic path? Looking for a program that will help you solve today’s toughest social and policy challenges? Watch a recording of our summer information session for answers to these questions.

Students laughing at graduation, with text "Our Favorite Batten Memories"
July 19, 2021

As we count down the days to the fall semester, we asked some of our students what their favorite Batten memory has been.

Blue ring background with text "My Favorite Undergraduate Batten Class"
July 12, 2021

Considering taking a Batten course before applying? Hear from some of our current students on which classes stand out as their favorites!

Blue ring background with title "My Favorite Graduate Batten Class"
July 6, 2021

Wondering what the MPP curriculum is like? Hear from some of our current students on which classes stand out as their favorites!

Students in graduation attire laughing
June 28, 2021

While this past year and a half has presented a number of challenges for individuals across the US and globe, students at Batten also experienced moments of joy. As we reflect on the end of the spring semester, we asked some of our students what their favorite Batten memory has been.

Students walking up stairs with text overlay that says Utilizing Batten Resources Batten Career Services
June 21, 2021

As a small school, we pride ourselves in the individualized attention we can give to each student. Our Batten community is dedicated to making lasting change in their communities, and with the one-on-one support from our Career Services team, our students have reported some of the highest career placement and first destination rates across the University. Hear from some of our students on their experiences with the Batten Career Center in this next post in the series!

Student working on a laptop
June 14, 2021

The culmination of the program is an Applied Policy Project that challenges students to perform a professional-quality study for a real-world client. We asked our most recent graduates to share more about their Applied Policy Project and the wide range of topics they researched in this latest blog post!

Students walking up stairs with text overlay that says Utilizing Batten Resources Batten Career Services
June 7, 2021

As a small school, we pride ourselves in the individualized attention we can give to each student. Our Batten community is dedicated to making lasting change in their communities, and with the one-on-one support from our Career Services team, our students have reported some of the highest career placement and first destination rates across the University. Hear from some of our students on their experiences with the Batten Career Center!

Professor standing at the chalkboard with text overlap that says Open Batten Courses for Fall 2021
June 1, 2021

Curious to know what it is like to learn from the top scholars and practitioners of policy? Want to sample a class before applying to the BA or minor but do not know what to take? We’ve included some information about some special topics and core courses being offered this fall in this last post in the series!

Professor giving a lecture at the front of the room with a text overlay that says Open Batten Courses for Fall 2021
May 26, 2021

Our school stands distinguished by teaching and fostering effective, value-based leadership. Curious to know what it is like to learn from the top scholars and practitioners of policy and leadership? Want to sample a class before applying to the BA or minor but do not know what to take? We’ve included some information about some special topics and core courses being offered this fall in this next post in the series!

Teacher writing on blackboard in background, foreground features text that says Open Batten Courses for Fall 2021
May 24, 2021

Curious to know what it is like to learn from the top scholars and practitioners of policy? Want to sample a class before applying to the BA or minor but do not know what to take? We’ve included some information about some special topics and core courses being offered this fall in this first in series blog post!

Important Updates for Prospective Undergraduate Students
May 19, 2021

There are two important changes for students interested in applying to the Bachelor of Arts program for next fall regarding prerequisite requirements. This is a must read blog for those applying next year!