19 février 2017

Former bookstore re-engineered for hands-on learning

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. What do you do with an old book store? Re-make it for makers. More...

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Economic, political pressures up at historic black colleges

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. With four years of experience at his soon-to-end job, he had the longest tenure of the group. Other flagship historic black colleges and universities across the U.S. have also recently parted ways with presidents after short stints, raising concerns about continuity. More...

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Panopto announces new interactive video quizzing tool

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Panopto today announced the latest release of its enterprise video platform. The release continues Panopto’s focus on interactive video with the introduction of a new quizzing tool. More...

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National Adult Learner Coalition created to advance student success

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Four major associations join together as a cohesive voice advocating for adult students and the institutions that serve them. With support from Lumina Foundation, the Council for Adult and Experiential Learning (CAEL), the Online Learning Consortium (OLC), President’s Forum, and University Professional and Continuing Education Association (UPCEA) are pleased to announce the National Adult Learner Coalition. More...

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Private colleges must be part of tuition talk

University Business LogoSubmitted by Tim Goral. While we applaud Gov. Cuomo for shining a light on college affordability with his recent proposal to offer tuition-free enrollment at SUNY and CUNY campuses, the initiative does not take into account the vital role Utica College and other private, not-for-profit institutions play in providing New York's families with affordable access to a quality education. More...

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Immigrants heal us

University Business LogoSubmitted by Tim Goral. A Democratic president concludes his eight years in office. He is the author of several respected books and, as one might expect from an Ivy Leaguer, gives thoughtful speeches. More...

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New programs help preserve original mission

University Business LogoSubmitted by Tim Goral. Over the course of its 175-year history, Mary Baldwin has anticipated, reacted to and embraced inevitable change. That, I believe to be the true secret of Mary Baldwin’s survival and prosperity. More...

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Private colleges need state help too

University Business LogoSubmitted by Tim Goral. At a time when people around the country are questioning the value of higher education and student debt continues to climb, this will offer many more New Yorkers the chance to access a college education and unlock new career opportunities. More...

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Disrupting higher education, one click at a time

University Business LogoSubmitted by Tim Goral. I earned my higher education stripes at brick-and-mortar institutions, first teaching at a university, followed by student services and instructional administration, then as president of Bellevue College for more than two decades. Over a 45-year career, I’ve witnessed amazing innovations in postsecondary learning and been privileged to contribute during that extraordinary era. More...

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The Common Market earns Safe Quality Food Certification

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Most school food service directors would love to fulfill their patrons’ desire for fresh, local food. But they also must adhere to high food safety standards which few small local farmers have the resources to meet. More...

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