15 avril 2017

Developing deeper local roots

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. As the Trump administration prepares this week to release an outline of its proposed federal budget, community college presidents and school superintendents discussed how they could leverage available resources from localities, states, businesses, foundations and other stakeholders. More...

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College-prep programs for the poor slashed in Trump’s budget

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Enter Student Support Services (SSS), one of eight initiatives for students from low-income families and veterans in a federal program known as TRIO. The initiative offered Williams tutoring and counseling that he said helped him graduate. More...

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We're scaring off future Einsteins

University Business LogoSubmitted by Tim Goral. The United States used to welcome scientists and other luminaries from outside our country. This was true even in the 1930s during the rise of fascism in Europe. There was little doubt that the fascist leaders of Germany and Italy posed direct threats to our security, yet among those openly encouraged to seek refuge here were German scientists, many of them Jewish. More...

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Community colleges deserve high priority

University Business LogoSubmitted by Tim Goral. As the 2016-2017 fiscal year winds down, the college administration is heavily involved in many budget decisions that test our ability to effectively manage institutional resources to last till the end of the year and maintain a balanced budget. More...

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The State of Data Education in 2016

University Business LogoSubmitted by Tim Goral. Read about the current state of data and analytics programs at higher education institutions in the United States, as well as how these institutions are responding to the data skills gaps. Where do gaps in analytics programs remain? How are programs adapting to meet changing demands? Get this free report. More...

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Graduating Class of 2017: Hiring outlook

University Business LogoSubmitted by Tim Goral. Download our latest whitepaper Graduating Class of 2017: Hiring Outlook and learn about the employment landscape for graduating students entering the workforce and the perspective of employers looking to recruit top talent. More...

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Help wanted, credentials required

University Business LogoSubmitted by Tim Goral. Too often, the conversation about education in Michigan ends before talking about the future of higher education. To assure that the state prospers economically and Michiganders have secure futures over the next several decades, it is imperative that we embrace the tenet that all children can and will learn, achieve and be capable of pursuing postsecondary educational opportunities. More...

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Politicians on college campuses

University Business LogoBy Stefanie Botelho. Colleges may already prepare extensively for VIPs, but a deeper level of cross-campus coordination can ensure a smooth visit even when protests or other disruptions occur. More...

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The campus card factory: Time for a new business model

University Business LogoBy Robert C. Huber. Most higher ed institutions have issued plastic campus cards for decades based on a 30-year business model. Perhaps it’s time for administrators to review this process in light of current technology and dramatic shifts in generational expectations. More...

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Create a competitive edge with an interactive learning environment

University Business LogoBy Craig Underwood. In 2015, Moravian College created a new rehabilitation sciences department—but administrators knew these wouldn’t be traditional classrooms. They wanted students to master the physical sciences using hands-on learning and cutting-edge technologies. A similar approach can be used for any higher ed facility looking to boost interest and enrollment. More...

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