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For-Profit College Chain Sues to Keep U.S. Aid – Inside Higher Ed

In lawsuit filed against Betsy DeVos, Education Corporation of America argues that it needs major financial restructuring but that campuses will have to close without federal student aid. The problems at for-profit college operator Education Corporation of America have piled up in recent years. Its enrollment has plummeted. It has stopped making on-time payments on More Info »

How many colleges and universities have closed since 2016? – Education Dive

We’re tracking closings and consolidation and looking at what the trend means for higher ed. The last two years have been tumultuous ones for the U.S. higher education industry. Increased regulation and falling enrollment were among several factors contributing to the closure or consolidation of hundreds of colleges and universities around the country. That consolidation More Info »

For-Profit College Students Sue Devos Over Debt Relief – Politico

A group of students who attended a New York City for-profit college that suddenly closed last year is suing DeVos over debt relief. The class-action lawsuit accuses the Education Department of failing to properly notify former students of the now-bankrupt Technical Career Institutes, Inc., that they may qualify for a cancellation of their loans. — More Info »

Representative David Schweikert Visits Pima Medical Institute’s Phoenix Campus

Representative David Schweikert visited the Phoenix Campus of Pima Medical Institute Wednesday, Oct. 17. Stacey Nottingham, Campus Director and Liby Lentz, Vice President, HR Director with Pima Medical Institute facilitated the tour, showing Representative Schweikert the classrooms and real-world lab facilities of the campus. Schweikert met with students, faculty and staff during his visit. The More Info »

How Twitch streaming service has helped a local e-sports team – 12 News Now

Some hobbies never really stay just hobbies. “I started gaming about 15 years ago,” said Stephen Arthur, an e-sports coach at ECPI University. Like the old saying, “Do what you love”, Arthur turned it into a career at ECPI University in Virginia Beach. “We’re one of the only colleges in the southeast to actually award More Info »

Rasmussen College to Host Eighth Annual Women’s Leadership Breakfast

Kat Perkins, singer/songwriter and nationally recognized motivational speaker to share her thoughts on this year’s theme, “Lead Fearlessly” Rasmussen College, a regionally accredited private college, today announced it will be hosting its eighth annual Women’s Leadership Breakfast on Thursday, Oct. 25 in Vadnais Heights, Minn.1 Around 400 current and aspiring leaders are expected to attend More Info »

As Alternative Higher-Ed Pathways Take Off, We’re Still Forgetting Parent Learners – EdSurge

Higher education has, in some ways, woken up to the realities of demographic and technological change. Institutions can’t keep preparing the same students for the same jobs in the same way they always have. The savviest colleges and universities are adapting to better serve adult and lower-income students, and the ones that aren’t are losing More Info »

Next for SNHU: Game-Based Learning and Digital Badges for Middle Schoolers – Inside Higher Ed

The university and its large online division plan to create a “seamless pathway” between K-12, college and students’ first jobs. Southern New Hampshire University is again trying to disrupt the status quo in higher ed — this time by attempting to link middle schoolers with college degrees. The nonprofit university, which has one of the More Info »

DeVos visits Harper College’s manufacturing lab, apprenticeship program – Daily Herald

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos visited Harper College in Palatine Thursday to explore its multifaceted apprenticeship program and advanced manufacturing lab, as well as get students’ feedback on a new financial-aid app. DeVos spoke with students and college officials during her tour but did not address the media. Harper President Ken Ender said it More Info »

Application to Pilot; FSA’s Next Generation Financial Services Environment–Payment Vehicle Account Program Pilot – IFAP

FR Type: Notice Application to Pilot; FSA’s Next Generation Financial Services Environment–Payment Vehicle Account Program Pilot in PDF Format, 365KB, 10 Pages Federal Register Volume 83, Number 201 (Wednesday, October 17, 2018)] [Notices] [Pages 52427-52436] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2018-22646] ———————————————————————– DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Application More Info »