28 octobre 2016

What millennials want from their bank

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Millennials have had their digital habits tracked throughout their lives. This data could be used by banks to help enrich a generation thrown off its game by a devastating financial crisis. More...

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A possible solution to one college cost problem: Free books

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. College students in Rhode Island will save a collective $5 million a year if a plan to replace traditional textbooks with free materials is effective. More...

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ED, White House release college planning resource guide

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. The U.S. Department of Education and the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics (Initiative) today released the ¡Gradúate! 2.0: A College Planning Guide to Success. The guide provides Hispanic students and families with information and resources to help navigate the process of going to college. More...

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Academies develop ties with corporate partners

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Pathways, partners and student success — these three elements go hand in hand. That’s what the Dallas Independent School District ( Dallas ISD) and the Dallas County Community College District (DCCCD) knew when they joined forces and resources to open eight new collegiate academies this fall. More...

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The subtle strength of ambient learning

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Public community colleges across the nation have an inherent obligation for inclusion. It is important for the nation to continue to welcome, recruit, include and represent everyone across the nation, especially those in our respective communities. More...

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Why historically black colleges matter

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. I was selected as Clark Atlanta University’s fourth president in February 2015. I am deeply honored to have been asked to lead this internationally recognized epicenter of African American higher education as its new chief executive officer. More...

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Why engaging more first gen students in higher ed matters

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. In this special time of demagoguery and democratic politics, much is made of the need to sustain the nation’s competitiveness in an ever increasing global economy. But as most states know quite well, the competitiveness of any community rests primarily on the education and training of their workforce. More...

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Community college merger still on ‘pause’

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Nearly three months following the announcement that the planned merger among three east Alabama community colleges, including Opelika’s Southern Union State Community College, was indefinitely postponed, officials say little has changed in respect to the once all-but-certain consolidation. More...

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Edmission launches low-cost, tech-enabled college admissions evaluation services

University Business LogoSubmitted by Tim Goral. Edmission has launched Edmission Insight, a low-cost, tech-enabled college admissions evaluation service. Edmission, founded in January 2016, is a web application that offers affordable, high quality, and personalized college admission advice to high school students. More...

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Are traditional college campuses going the way of Blockbuster and Circuit City?

University Business LogoSubmitted by Tim Goral. A recent column I wrote about the growing legitimacy of online education, particularly for graduate degrees, had some readers questioning whether college campuses would follow the demise of big box retailers, such as Blockbuster or Borders. More...

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