15 avril 2017

New canopy offers strategic approach to harassment

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Colleges and universities can now take a comprehensive and strategic approach to harassment issues affecting all campus audiences and divisions through a new portfolio of services launched today as Canopy Programs by United Educators (UE). More...

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Poised for a booming construction industry

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. The construction technology lab area at the North Lake College West Campus in Texas is a bustling, warehouse-sized building teeming with students, practicing their skills in different areas of the program. More...

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ZeeMee announces launch of video text messaging

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. ZeeMee, the mobile app and social media platform that offers college applicants the opportunity to bring their visual story to life, announced today that they have launched a video text messaging service for their 200+ college partners to better assist students in the college application process by sending reminders and helping them in completing tasks. More...

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Justice calls proposed cuts to W. Va. higher ed ‘destructive’

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. A day after switching on the State of Emergency lantern to highlight proposed reductions under legislative leadership’s budget framework, Gov. Jim Justice said proposed cuts to higher education could be “destructive.” More...

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A rush to meet rising demand, and expectations, for student housing

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. American Campus Communities said 60 percent of its existing student housing portfolio was preleased for the coming academic year, which is slightly higher than at the same time last year. About 33 percent of its new developments are preleased. More...

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U.S. job creation puts the squeeze on learning departments

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. The U.S. business community faces a difficult road ahead: Companies face monumental pressure to retain and create more American jobs under a new White House while at the same time combating huge skill shortages across virtually every industry. More...

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Colleges must do more to help students graduate on time, reduce debt burden

University Business LogoSubmitted by Tim Goral. Vanessa Brewer grew up with aspirations to become the first member of her family to earn a college degree. She excelled in high school but struggled early in her college career at the University of Texas at Austin to find her place. More...

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Gale releases Women’s Studies Archive

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. As we celebrate Women’s History Month, Gale, a Cengage company, has launched a new archive on women’s studies that explores the many contributions of women throughout history. More...

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Reported skills gap widens—and so does skepticism

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. The projected shortfall between the demand for workers with university degrees and the supply of Americans who have them continues to widen, according to new research from the Georgetown Center on Education and the Workforce. More...

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Engage in small-group workshops at UBTech

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. The UBTech 2017 program includes four special sessions designed for small-group workshops, where participants will interact with peers at round tables. One example: Multimedia Content Creation for the Blended Learning and eLearning. More...

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