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AIM Norfolk Invites the Community to Donate to Wes’ Wish Toy Drive – Aviation Pros

Aviation Institute of Maintenance (AIM) Norfolk has partnered with The Wes Strong Foundation to raise toys and other donations for children fighting cancer and their families. The campus has volunteered to be a drop-off location for the items and is located at 2329 E. Little Creek Road in Norfolk. The community is encouraged to bring More Info »

Hackers steal credentials from LSU amid global phishing campaign – ed scoop

Louisiana State University and 19 other universities worldwide fell victim to a series of phishing campaigns that bear similarities to attacks carried out by an Iran-based company known to target U.S. agencies, universities and businesses, according to a report Wednesday published by the cybersecurity company RiskIQ The phishing campaigns, which took place between July and More Info »

Northwestern College held successful Food Drive – despite COVID!

[Bridgeview, IL] Northwestern College held a successful food drive to benefit the Bridgeview community, despite COVID causing its halls to be reduced to just a handful of students, staff and faculty that could participate. The College’s annual food drive continues to be in connection with the Bridgeview Chamber of Commerce & Industry’s community-wide effort, with More Info »

Foxx to Lead Education and Labor Committee Republicans in the 117th Congress

WASHINGTON – Today, the House Republican Conference selected Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC) to continue leading the Committee on Education and Labor Republicans in the 117th Congress. Following the announcement, Republican Leader Foxx released this statement: “Over the past few years, my Republican colleagues have entrusted me to lead the Committee on Education and Labor—an honor More Info »

Ex-teacher’s union boss makes play to be Biden’s Education chief – Politico

Lily Eskelsen García is courting key Hispanic groups and even GOP senators. The former president of the nation’s largest teachers union is working to lock up support from Republican senators and Hispanic leaders in her bid to be picked as Education secretary, according to officials familiar with the talks. Lily Eskelsen García is expected to More Info »

Bryant & Stratton Pursues Nonprofit Conversion – Inside Higher Ed

The for-profit college’s owners are donating it to their family foundation, and it will maintain an independent governing board, per New York State law. Bryant & Stratton College, a private for-profit institution based in Buffalo., N.Y., plans to convert to a nonprofit, the college confirmed Thursday. The college’s owner, Bryant H. Prentice III, 80, donated More Info »

Short-Term Student Loan Payment Pause Extension Possible In Next Stimulus Bill – Forbes

A bipartisan group of Senators has released a $908 billion bipartisan stimulus proposal that includes $4 billion for student loans. The proposal is just an outline, without any details. It is possible that the $4 billion for student loans will cover the cost of a short-term extension of the student loan payment pause and interest More Info »

Scott Statement on Re-Election as Chairman of Education & Labor Committee

WASHINGTON – Chairman Robert C. “Bobby” Scott (VA-03) released the following statement after he was elected the next Chairman of the Committee on Education and Labor by the House Democratic Caucus. “I am grateful to my colleagues for providing me the opportunity to continue my role as Chairman of the Committee on Education and Labor. More Info »

How For-Profit Colleges Benefited From Trump Administration Policies – Ed Surge

The pandemic has hit higher education hard, with falling enrollments in most types of colleges over the past year. A notable exception, though, are for-profit colleges, where overall enrollments held steady during that period, and first-time student enrollment is up, according to the latest data from the National Student Clearinghouse. Some higher-ed watchers say that More Info »

Six-year college completion rates start to level off – UB

The National Student Clearinghouse Research Center notes a steady drop in the percentage of gains being made by institutions from the 2014 cohort. A new report released by the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center shows the continued leveling off of six-year and eight-year completion rates for students entering colleges and universities, while highlighting a ‘pleateau’ More Info »