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Northwestern College hosted its first career fair for part-time jobs

[Bridgeview, IL] Northwestern College understands that today’s college student has more to juggle than just homework, tests, quizzes and papers. The majority of its students also have children to care for, households to run, and bills to pay. In order to assist them with those responsibilities, thereby enhancing their ability to complete their programs and More Info »

Adtalem continues shift to professional ed – Education Dive

Dive Brief: Adtalem Global Education made “significant progress” in its effort to transform into a professional education provider during the quarter ended June 30, including by completing the divestitures of for-profits DeVry University and Carrington College, the company’s CEO Lisa Wardell told analysts during a call Thursday. Enrollment at Adtalem’s remaining for-profit colleges rose 4.2% More Info »

Three Trends of Note; Plus a Milestone for a ‘Free College Venture’ – The Chronicle of Higher Education

I’m Goldie Blumenstyk, a senior writer at The Chronicle of Higher Education, covering innovation in and around academe. Here’s what I’m thinking about this week. Three trends I noticed from The Chronicle’s 2019-20 Almanac Higher education is still stratified by socioeconomic status. Enrollment of African American students in college has fallen. And adjunctification in the More Info »

Herzing University Celebrates New School Year with Annual Supply Donations

5,000 backpacks provided to children at local Boys & Girls Clubs, community events MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis., Aug. 20, 2019 — For the fourth consecutive year, Herzing University has provided thousands of backpacks full of school supplies to help prepare children for the upcoming school year. Throughout July and August, Herzing campuses distributed more than 3,000 More Info »

Letters: Don’t limit veterans’ choices with GI Bill – The Advocate

However, I realized to run my nonprofit effectively, I needed the proper business skills to adequately manage the organization. After serving in the U.S. Army for 20 years and receiving a 100% disability rating from the Department of Veterans Affairs, I used my earned GI Bill benefits to enroll in an associate’s degree in business More Info »

American Public Education Announces CEO Transition

Angela Selden Appointed Chief Executive Officer Dr. Wallace Boston to Remain President of American Public University System CHARLES TOWN, W.Va., Aug. 22, 2019 — American Public Education, Inc. (Nasdaq: APEI) – parent company of online learning provider American Public University System (APUS) and campus-based Hondros College of Nursing (HCN) – announced today that its Board More Info »

U of Maryland plans center near Amazon’s HQ2 – Education Dive

Dive Brief: The University of Maryland announced this week it is opening an 8,000-square-foot hub that will feature meeting rooms and spaces for collaboration, in Arlington, Virginia’s Crystal City neighborhood, home of Amazon’s forthcoming second headquarters (HQ2). Called the Discovery Center, it intends to be a space for academics, business leaders, students and locals to More Info »

Apple Wallet Builds Contactless Student ID Support on Campus – Campus Technology

A system in place at the universities of Tennessee, Vermont and San Francisco is enabling students to access buildings and buy essentials with their iPhones and Apple watches as replacements for traditional student identification cards. The solution at those institutions uses a combination of electronic or wireless locks and readers from Schlage and security technology More Info »

Walden University Earns Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs’ Accreditation Plus Award

MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 21, 2019 — Walden University is pleased to announce its College of Management and Technology (CMT) and School of Management has earned an Accreditation Plus Award from the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). Walden is the first recipient of this award, which is given to institutions for demonstrating performance excellence More Info »

More Older Borrowers Are Taking on More Student Loan Debt – NASFAA

While younger students have historically borrowed at higher rates than their older classmates, new data from the Department of Education (ED) found that a larger number of students above the age of 29 have been taking out loans to finance their education. This report comes out as more older students continue to enroll in higher More Info »