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Career Colleges Poised for Growth Despite Pandemic, Economy

Written from the CECU Keynote Session, The Future of Work, The Future of our Sector
Career Education Colleges and Universities held its first virtual convention and expo in June and kicked off the program discussing the future of work and the sector. The consensus: Despite a pandemic and economic downtown, career colleges face opportunities for growth.

Additional Coverage on CA Community Colleges and CARES Act

Additional Coverage on CA Community Colleges and CARES Act

Federal Judge Strikes Down ED Policy Restricting CARES Act Grant Eligibility for California Community Colleges – NASFAA California community colleges not bound by Ed Dept’s coronavirus aid rule, judge says – Education Dive Judge blocks ED rule excluding certain college students from CARES Act grants – Community College Daily Setback for DeVos in Emergency Aid More Info »

United Education Institute Opening New Las Vegas Campus This Fall

Nightingale College Nursing Students Pivot to Online Simulations to Continue their Education Uninterrupted by COVID-19

This change allow a record number of newly enrolled nursing students while other nursing programs are slowing down because of COVID-19 challenges. Nightingale College provides a high-quality nursing career through a modern, completely online experience . With the difficult challenges from COVID-19, Nightingale accelerated plans to lead worldwide movement to provide education – especially nursing More Info »

United Education Institute Opening New Las Vegas Campus This Fall

How Colleges Can Help Educate the 40-Million-Plus Newly Unemployed – EdSurge

A need for speed in learning Experts at conferences have been talking for years about “the future of work”—how automation and other forces will reshape the job market, and how colleges need to create new kinds of offerings that are more flexible. Barrett said that with COVID-19, “it’s kind of like the future of work More Info »

United Education Institute Opening New Las Vegas Campus This Fall

Job-searching during a pandemic: local career advisors are guiding their graduates – LA Times

Workshops at the Cal State Fullerton career center usually attract up to 20 or 30 participants, said Elizabeth Zavala-Acevez, the center’s director. Their meeting rooms aren’t big enough to hold more than that. But now that they’ve transitioned all their services online, they often have over 100 people tuning into their sessions at once. Zavala-Acevez More Info »

United Education Institute Opening New Las Vegas Campus This Fall

Survey of DeVry University Students Reveals Ways to Reduce Transition Curve to Online Learning

NAPERVILLE, Ill.–To help ease the transition from “traditional” in-classroom learning to online learning, DeVry University surveyed 4,000 of its online students last month on what best practices, tools and resources they would offer to new online learners, as well as what the benefits are to online learning. According to the survey, experienced online learners were More Info »

United Education Institute Opening New Las Vegas Campus This Fall

How Much Coronavirus Stimulus Money Will Your College Get? Take a Look – The Chronicle of Higher Education

The federal stimulus package enacted last month will send about $14 billion in grants directly to institutions of higher education. The law’s passage came as college leaders continued to grapple with the financial consequences of moving instruction online as well as the broader economic fallout of the coronavirus pandemic. On Thursday, the U.S. Department of More Info »

United Education Institute Opening New Las Vegas Campus This Fall

Institutional Relief Under the CARES Act – CooleyED

The CARES Act authorizes ED to allow institutions to ease certain federal student aid requirements, provide relief for certain students and borrowers with federally held student loans and relax certain requirements. The CARES Act authorizes the US Department of Education (ED) to allow institutions to ease certain federal student aid requirements, provide relief for certain More Info »

United Education Institute Opening New Las Vegas Campus This Fall

Coronavirus Public Health Emergency Underscores Need for Department of Education’s Proposed Distance Learning Rules

WASHINGTON — U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos proposed new rules today that would govern distance learning for higher education students. Although work on the proposed Distance Learning and Innovation regulation started more than a year ago, the COVID-19 National Emergency underscores the need for reform and for all educational institutions to have a robust More Info »

United Education Institute Opening New Las Vegas Campus This Fall

Pima Medical Institute Steps Up to Help Local Healthcare Workers

Donating Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and Loaning Ventilators, Campuses Across the U.S. Have Answered the Call of Communities in Need Pima Medical Institute is answering the call of its many community healthcare partners by donating tens of thousands of PPE supplies, as well as loaning desperately needed ventilators. Pima Medical Campuses in Denver, Aurora and More Info »

United Education Institute Opening New Las Vegas Campus This Fall