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Free college is the wrong answer – Politico

Let’s start by asking the right question. College enrollment is at an all-time high, but young Americans’ faith in their financial prospects is at a record low. A recent study found that because of the increase in college debt, young adults with student loans have a negative median net worth for the first time in More Info »

Paintings by Nationally Recognized Artist Diana Madaras Help Inspire Students at Pima Medical Institute’s Tucson Campus

Pima Medical Institute opened its flagship campus at 2121 N. Craycroft Road in April of 2019. Along with the new building design, were paintings by Diana Madaras, who is a staple in the Tucson artists’ community and across the country. Madaras chose Mountain Mambo as the first piece people would see upon entering the campus. More Info »

Maintaining Your Enrollment Pipeline: How to Help Students Choose You – The Evolllution

Understanding and honing your enrollment pipeline is the first step to delivering a culture change that helps transform the institution into a more student-centric environment. Students are consumers, and they choose a postsecondary institution using the same decision-making process they use to make any other major purchase. Given the competitive environment non-credit, online, continuing and More Info »

Monroe College Celebrates the Class of 2019 at Annual Commencement for St. Lucia Campus Graduates

The Honorable Dr. Timothy Harris, Prime Minister of Saint Kitts and Nevis, Delivered Keynote Address CASTRIES, St. Lucia, Oct. 16, 2019 — Monroe College, the New York-based institution offering Associate, Bachelor’s, and Master’s degree programs from its Saint Lucia campus in Castries, held its Annual Commencement on Sunday for local graduates. The Honorable Dr. Timothy More Info »

House Democrats’ opening shot on higher education – Politico

HOUSE DEMOCRATS ROLL OUT HIGHER EDUCATION PLAN: Scott on Tuesday unveiled Democrats’ plan to overhaul federal higher education policy. The bill, dubbed the College Affordability Act, H.R. 4674 (116), calls for expanding federal student aid programs and new federal spending to help states eliminate tuition at community colleges. — Other key provisions of the 1,165-page More Info »

Strayer University Brings New Campus to Chattanooga

The University’s Chattanooga location will be its fifth campus in Tennessee, and will provide in-person support to busy adult learners who often juggle work and caring for family CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.–Today, Strayer University hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony to announce the grand opening of its new campus in Chattanooga, Tenn. The new campus will be the University’s More Info »

Closing the gap for LatinX – Community College Daily

Elgin Community College (ECC) has seen significant improvements in the success of its LatinX students in recent years. LatinX students, which comprise 42 percent of the Illinois college’s student population, still lag slightly behind white and Asian students, but they are nearly catching up, says Philip Garber, ECC’s vice president of planning, institutional effectiveness and More Info »

Warren to DeVos: Drop Navient’s Contract – Inside Higher Ed

Massachusetts Democrat puts loan-servicing giant in the crosshairs. But removing Navient from federal student loan program would be difficult, observers say. In a sign of growing scrutiny of student loan companies, Senator Elizabeth Warren is urging the Trump administration to end its contract with Navient, one of the biggest contractors that collects payments on federal More Info »

15 ideas for ensuring first-generation college student success – University Business

Campus leaders offer support from high school recruitment all the way to graduate school enrollment First-generation college student success now has its own honor society. With 36 credit hours completed toward a degree and a GPA above 3.2, first-generation students at several colleges can now earn a lifetime membership in Alpha Alpha Alpha. The honor More Info »

Former Brightwood Students Graduate from Unitek College

Unitek demonstrates their dedication to nursing students and the future of healthcare. Sacramento, California – October 15, 2019 – In 2019, Unitek opened its doors to various nursing students from Brightwood College. All Brightwood locations began to shut down in late 2018. Students who started in July were only entering their second term when the More Info »