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Career Education Convention Stresses the Importance of Sector Unity

By Dr. Jason Altmire, President and CEO, Career Education Colleges and Universities (CECU)
In June, Dr. Jason Altmire attended his first Career Education Colleges and Universities (CECU) Convention as President and CEO. Hundreds of sector leaders came together, and for many, it was their first business meeting in over a year. The camaraderie was evident and the mood was upbeat, despite the reality of the enormous political challenge the sector will face in the year ahead.

Keynote Speaker Ty Bennett Explains How to Become an Influential Storyteller

Keynote Speaker Ty Bennett Explains How to Become an Influential Storyteller

By Sara Klein written from the CECU Convention Keynote Session with Ty Bennett, Founder of Leadership Inc.
Ty Bennett was the keynote speaker at the June CECU and CCST 2021 Career Education Convention, where he gave his audience the tools to become influential storytellers, to tell their stories to future students, using the three parts of his blueprint, which is mindset, skill set, and tool set.

Career Education Convention Stresses the Importance of Sector Unity

Most Talked-About Keynote Session Asked Can We Come Together?

By Barbara A. Schmitz, written from the CECU Convention Keynote Session with Peter Cohen, President, University of Phoenix and Jerome Grant, CEO, Universal Technical Institute
It was one of the most talked-about keynote sessions at the June 2021 CECU and CCST 2021 Career Education Convention. CECU members quizzed Peter Cohen, president of the University of Phoenix, on how to improve a colleges’ reputation, and Cohen and Jerome Grant, CEO of Universal Technical Institute, on why they aren’t CECU members.

Career Education Convention Stresses the Importance of Sector Unity

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.

Career Education Convention Stresses the Importance of Sector Unity

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 »

IntelliTec College Honored with CompTIA Transformation Award

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 »

IntelliTec College Honored with CompTIA Transformation Award

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 »

IntelliTec College Honored with CompTIA Transformation Award

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 »

IntelliTec College Honored with CompTIA Transformation Award

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 »

IntelliTec College Honored with CompTIA Transformation Award

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 »

IntelliTec College Honored with CompTIA Transformation Award