28 janvier 2017

Budget crunch puts community colleges in tough spot

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. A proposal by Gov. Pete Ricketts to slash state aid to Nebraska’s community colleges this year will negatively affect the state’s future workforce and economic development, one college president said. More...

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How much do for-profit colleges rely on federal funds?

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. The outgoing Obama administration placed for-profit colleges under a great deal of scrutiny. More...

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What is the future of public education?

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. It’s shaping up to be a contentious year on the education beat, fueled in part by Donald Trump’s upset victory in the presidential election. More...

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More than 800 college programs stick grads with too much debt

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. More than 800 career education programs saddle students with debt they can't afford to pay, the federal government said Monday, pointing the finger primarily at for-profit programs, but also at graduate programs in the arts run by elite schools such as Harvard and the University of Southern California. More...

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DeVos' donations spark questions

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Republican megadonor Betsy DeVos has given thousands of dollars to an advocacy group that is seeking to overturn an Obama administration policy that made it easier to discipline college students accused of sexual harassment or assault. More...

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College correspondence programs for prisoners

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. While there is plenty of information out there on how to attend college in-person or online, there is very little about how to do so via correspondence. This is the method of study that the majority of prisoners are limited to because they lack the ability to attend classes in-person and don’t generally have access to computers or the internet. More...

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South African government unveils financial plan to end protests

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. The first details of government’s upcoming Ikusasa Student Financial Aid Programme have emerged, aimed at addressing South Africa’s “missing middle” students. More...

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27 janvier 2017

Why kids move back home after college (it's not loans)

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. If your kids have to move back in with you after college, the problem is more likely to be that they didn’t get their degree than that they are burdened with student loan debt. More...

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How PR and legal can team up to protect higher ed

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. The job of a college or university president has never been an easy one, with multiple concerns and constituencies to manage and balance. Today, more so than ever before, sensitive issues and crisis management are demanding a great deal of top administrators’ time and attention across the landscape of higher education. More...

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Lone Star College offers fully funded fast-track training for in-demand careers

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Interested in finding a better job? Lone Star College can help you land a new and rewarding career in Mechatronics, Nursing Assistant, Master and Manual Machining, Payroll Assistant, or Oil & Gas Drilling Floorhand-Roustabout in little time and at no cost. More...

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