Double-team degrees -Globe and Mail

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Double-team degrees

From Monday’s Globe and Mail
November 5, 2007 at 6:00 AM EST

As Kirsten Walker hits the books and the basketball court in Charlottetown, the teen basketball whiz is striving for a double slam dunk — to complete college while working toward her bachelor of arts.

Ms. Walker is enrolled this year in the sport and leisure-management program at Holland College, after which she’ll move to the University of Prince Edward Island, thanks to a joint degree-granting program between the two schools. For her, it was the most practical route to realizing her likely career goal — to become a teacher in sports and medicine.

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