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Perimeter83 Gives Local Tech Startups Access to UAT’s Resources

Written by Sara Klein from an interview with Valerie Cimarossa, Vice President, Marketing & Technology, Chief of Staff, University of Advancing Technology
The University of Advancing Technology is making a difference in the world of technology to the community of Tempe, Arizona and the Greater Phoenix area with Perimeter83. Perimeter83 is a new business-to-business (B2B) workforce development arm of the school and co-working space located on the UAT campus.

Placement Rate Misrepresentation – Background, Analysis and Prevention

Employer Engagement Adds Significant Value to Career College Curricula, Students and Graduates

By Jennifer Paugh, President, MIAT College of Technology and John Willis, President, MIAT College of Technology
To gain a competitive edge once career college students graduate and pass all required exams, potential employers who are willing and able to adopt a proactive, early-stage recruiting approach can become involved with career colleges in a variety of strategically beneficial ways.

Placement Rate Misrepresentation – Background, Analysis and Prevention

Beyond the Classroom: Preparing for the Future

By Nancy L. Jones, Senior Director of Student Affairs, Graham Nott, Vice President – Academic Affairs and Koula Foura, Student Affairs Manager, Concorde Career Colleges, Inc.
Concorde Career Colleges found in talking to employers that they were struggling to find employees who not only possessed the knowledge to do the job but also had the soft skills necessary to succeed. Concorde recognized this challenge and took steps to further developed soft skills delivery within their curriculum.

Placement Rate Misrepresentation – Background, Analysis and Prevention

The Community Connection – How Pima Medical Institute Utilizes Strategic Partnerships

By Jen Spurlin, Corporate Director of Education and John Hanson, Regional Director of Operations, Pima Medical Institute
A look at how Pima Medical Institute utilizes strategic community partnerships to further its mission to improve people’s lives by providing the best value in medical career education.

Placement Rate Misrepresentation – Background, Analysis and Prevention

Assuring Graduates are Prepared for Work and Careers: The Essential Employability Qualities Certification

By Melanie Booth, Ed.D., Executive Director, The Quality Assurance Commons for Higher & Postsecondary Education
Designed in partnership with higher educational programs, students, and employers, the EEQ CERT offers a new approach for assuring and communicating educational programs’ quality, relevance, and value.

Placement Rate Misrepresentation – Background, Analysis and Prevention

The EEQ CERT: A New Way to Assure and Communicate Program Quality, Relevance, & Value

By Melanie Booth, Ed.D., Executive Director, The Quality Assurance Commons for Higher & Postsecondary Education, reprinted with permission
As a result of the Quality Assurance Commons for Higher & Postsecondary Education’s work – and in partnership with 27 academic programs from 14 institutions across the country – they have designed the Essential Employability Qualities Certification, or EEQ CERT.

Placement Rate Misrepresentation – Background, Analysis and Prevention

All About the Outcomes: Retention, Licensing, Placement and Satisfaction

By Darcy A. Dauderis, JD MHA, Senior Vice President and Chief Compliance Officer, International Education Corporation
The key to ensuring institutional quality, sustainability, and well-equipped graduates is to use the tools you already have to monitor and enhance outcomes. Even with limited financial or human resources, there are simple ways to safeguard quality outcomes for our students and institutions and ensure tomorrow’s workforce is well-equipped.

Placement Rate Misrepresentation – Background, Analysis and Prevention

The Principles of Professionalism: Ensuring Students Make the Grade in the Real World

By Pamela Eyring, Owner and President, The Protocol School of Washington®
Understanding the fundamentals of business protocol and professional etiquette are more important than ever in our ever-changing multicultural workforce. But there are nuances and subtle shifts in professional behavior that will make your graduates stand out from the competition.

Placement Rate Misrepresentation – Background, Analysis and Prevention