24 juin 2018

Sullivan University merger approved, joins with College of Technology, Design and Spencerian

University Business Magazine logoThe Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) has approved the merger of Sullivan University, the Sullivan College of Technology and Design (SCTD) and Spencerian College into a single entity that will be now known as Sullivan University. The merger will be final on June 22. More...

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U. of Ala. students will be able to purchase, get access with Apple Watch, iPhone

University Business Magazine logoNo more ID cards for University of Alabama students with an Apple Watch or iPhone. 
Apple said in a statement said students only have to raise their wrist to gain access to places including the library, dorms and events, pay for snacks, laundry and dinners around campus, the Tuscaloosa News reported. More...

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Northwestern rescinds honorary degree

University Business Magazine logoThe decision marks the first time the Illinois university has rescinded an honorary degree since its founding in 1851. Cosby was awarded an honorary doctorate of humane letters in 1997. More...

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UNCW, Wayne Community College announce Pathway to Excellence program

University Business Magazine logoUNCW and Wayne Community College have partnered to create a new program to enhance student success by assisting current WCC students with their enrollment into UNCW. More...

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What is the future of college marketing?

University Business Magazine logoThe world of college admissions is bound by traditions: the calendar of deadlines throughout the fall and spring, the college fairs and campus tours, and the academic measures used to admit students, such as high-school grades and SAT and ACT scores. More...

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Solbright and Iota team up

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Solbright Group, Inc. (OTCQB: SBRT), a multi-faceted energy services and technology company and M2M Spectrum Networks, LLC dba Iota, a company that provides comprehensive Internet of Things (IoT) communication solutions, today announced an agreement in which the two companies will work together to offer a comprehensive, next-generation Smart Facilities line of products and services called SF Net. More...

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Higher ed in America finds itself on a slippery slope

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A decade ago I chaired a committee that was established on a bipartisan basis by members of the House and Senate to assess America’s future economic competitiveness. The committee’s 20 members included CEOs of Fortune 100 companies, former presidential appointees, presidents of major public and private universities and three Nobel laureates. More...

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Conn. regents expected to postpone statewide community college plan in favor of regionalization plan

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The Board of Regents for Higher Education is set to vote Thursday on moving forward with plans to regionalize leadership of the state’s community college system, while postponing until 2023 plans to merge the colleges into a single statewide unit. More...

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Childhood sibling dynamics may predict differences in college education

University Business Magazine logoIn a study spanning about 15 years, the researchers found that when siblings felt more warmth toward each other in childhood, they were more likely to achieve similar levels of education. More...

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College Promise Campaign releases Promise Playbook

University Business Magazine logoThe Playbook provides local leaders with a step-by-step guide to design and fund College Promise programs that meet the specific needs of their communities. And it gives guidelines on ways to launch free college programs successfully and to make them financially sustainable. More...

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