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Filling the Education-Healthcare Pipeline – Panel Perspectives at the UMA 360 Degree Summit

By Julene Robinson, Vice Provost of Programs & Academic Affairs, Ultimate Medical Academy
At the recent UMA 360 Summit: Perspectives on Healthcare Innovation, former governor of Massachusetts and Ultimate Medical Academy Executive Chair of the Board of Directors Jane Swift led a panel of local hospital, community, and education experts in a discussion to explore healthcare opportunities and perspectives in an industry experiencing workforce shortages and greater demands from an aging population.

Insights and Perspectives on Effective Approaches for Recruiting and Engaging High School Students

Insights and Perspectives on Effective Approaches for Recruiting and Engaging High School Students

By Jennifer Paugh, President, MIAT College of Technology - Michigan and John Willis, President, MIAT College of Technology - Texas
Attracting the attention of high school students takes experience, commitment, tenacity, and creativity. Manufacturing Day. Girls in Aviation Day. Careers in Energy Week. These are just a few examples of recent MIAT College of Technology events that proved to be effective opportunities for meeting and interacting with high school students.

Filling the Education-Healthcare Pipeline – Panel Perspectives at the UMA 360 Degree Summit

The Hidden Motivations of Prospective Students – New Research

By Shane Sparks, Co-founder, Enrollment Resources
Enrollment Resources recently compiled data from over 125,000 prospective students who had completed a detailed online survey. An analysis of the results has uncovered fascinating insights into career education prospective students, including where they are in the process, their work situation and motivations.

Filling the Education-Healthcare Pipeline – Panel Perspectives at the UMA 360 Degree Summit

Bridging the Admissions-Marketing Divide

By Robert M. Keiser, M.B.A., Executive Director, Southeastern College/Southeastern Institute
It is common knowledge that for an institution’s population to grow, admissions and marketing strategies have to work in unison. Robert Keiser discusses the root causes of departmental grievances and how to create a more collaborative environment between departments.

Filling the Education-Healthcare Pipeline – Panel Perspectives at the UMA 360 Degree Summit

Growing Your High School Population – Insights from the Counselor’s Office

By Shannon Gormley, Licensed School Counselor, Tinley Park High School and Executive Director, Association for the Advancement of the College Admissions Profession (AACAP)
This article reveals the opportunities that lie ahead for admissions professionals in career colleges and community colleges to create meaningful partnerships with high school counselors, and make a lasting impact on student outcomes.

Filling the Education-Healthcare Pipeline – Panel Perspectives at the UMA 360 Degree Summit

Ultimate Medical Academy’s First Virtual Career Fair Will Build on the Success of UMA’s Recent Virtual Open Houses

By Julene Robinson, Vice Provost of Programs & Academic Affairs, Ultimate Medical Academy
Building on the success of four recent virtual open houses, Ultimate Medical Academy will host its first virtual career fair on April 20. The virtual open houses are aimed at increasing awareness of UMA and its programs as well as building relationships with potential new students interested in healthcare careers.

Filling the Education-Healthcare Pipeline – Panel Perspectives at the UMA 360 Degree Summit

Grassroots Campaign Brings Awareness to Careers in the Beauty and Wellness Industry

By Lynelle Lynch, President and Owner, Bellus Academy and President, Beauty Changes Lives Foundation
The Beauty Changes Lives Foundation and International Spa Association’s (ISPA) joined together to raise awareness of job vacancies in the spa and salon sector. The Get Your Dream Job campaign is bringing together professionals to share their career journey, including why they LOVE their job and encouraging their clients to explore the tremendous career opportunities available only to those who attend beauty school.

Filling the Education-Healthcare Pipeline – Panel Perspectives at the UMA 360 Degree Summit

Second Annual Admissions Symposium Unveils Exciting Opportunities in Career Education Admissions

By Carla Cheatham, School Counselor, Bremen High School and Shannon Gormley, National Director of Enrollment Solutions, Norton Norris, Inc.
This article reveals the elements that unify the growing field of career education in high schools, community colleges and career colleges. Best practices and trends for serving students interested in career education are discussed in detail.

Filling the Education-Healthcare Pipeline – Panel Perspectives at the UMA 360 Degree Summit

The Role of the Admissions Office in Restoring Public Trust in Career Colleges

By Dr. Jean Norris, Managing Partner, Norton|Norris, Inc.
The change in the White House may offer the private, proprietary college sector some hope for fairness, but let’s not waste this opportunity. Regaining public trust is mandatory in securing the future of career colleges.

Filling the Education-Healthcare Pipeline – Panel Perspectives at the UMA 360 Degree Summit