14 mai 2016

Association for the Assessment of Learning in Higher Ed, Taskstream partner

University Business Magazine logoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Focused on a common mission to improve student learning, the Association for the Assessment of Learning in Higher Education (AALHE) and Taskstream,the leading assessment management and e-portfolio provider for higher education, have formed a multi-year collaborative partnership to advance the field of learning assessment. More...

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Faculty can carry handguns on Tenn. public college campuses

University Business Magazine logoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Full-time employees at Tennessee’s public colleges and universities can now carry handguns on campus under a bill that became law Monday, although without the governor’s signature. More...

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A unique partnership aims to help military inmates

University Business Magazine logoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. A Washington state community college and a medium-security military correctional facility are growing a program to provide vocational training for inmates. More...

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Why it's worth it for JetBlue, Starbucks to pay for employees' education

University Business Magazine logoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Most companies offering tuition reimbursement typically provide employees about $1,000 a calendar year to pay for college. Yet, the average four-year public college costs more than $9,000 a year. More...

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What to say when you can't comment

University Business Magazine logoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. It might be the most widely recognized public relations faux pas. The media is hot on a not-so-flattering story about your organization, and when they contact you for information, you reply, “No comment.” More...

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New technology incubator opens on Staten Island

University Business Magazine logoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. A new incubator to help technology startups and entrepreneurs get off the ground has opened in St. George. More...

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How colleges can again be levelers of society

University Business Magazine logoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Last week I wrote about the College Advising Corps program at Jamaica Gateway to the Sciences High School, which helps students navigate the application process for college admission and financial aid. More...

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Why do so few autistic students go to college?

University Business Magazine logoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Richard was one of the brightest kids in his high school class. His parents figured college was the next step, but that dream was nearly cut short in his first semester. More...

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Tradition vs. nostalgia in higher education

University Business Magazine logoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. The discussion surrounding the creation of a dynamic system for revitalizing today’s colleges and universities is often mired in the debate over the loss of tradition, the time-honored practices of relatively modern learning institutions. It is no wonder since this is what we have to associate with higher education. More...

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College access nonprofits announce merger

University Business Magazine logoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. The directors of Strive for College, a national nonprofit that delivers technology-powered mentoring to remove barriers to college access, and the Center for Student Opportunity (CSO), which partners with colleges and universities to support first-generation college students, today announced an agreement to merge organizations and integrate their programs. More...

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