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Teletherapy App Provides Students Convenience, Privacy and Choice of Therapist

Written from an interview with Robert M. Keiser, MBA, Executive Director, Southeastern College/Southeastern Institute and Srikanth Santhanam, Senior Vice President, META
In order to combat mental illness among students, faculty and staff, Southeastern College and Southeastern Institute have partnered with the META teletherapy app. The app provides users with convenience and the freedom to choose a mental health therapist who best fits their needs.

Admissions 2020 and Beyond

By Dr. Jean Norris, Managing Partner/CEO, Norton Norris, Inc.
This article examines the preferences of consumers and how other industries have adapted to realize greater success and client satisfaction. Reducing “friction” in the recruitment process and changing the value proposition in admissions are two areas that are explored in-depth.

Innovative Approaches to Online Student Engagement Outside the Virtual Classroom

By Sharon F. Goldstein, Campus Operating Officer, Online Campus, Berkeley College
Are your online students engaged in co-curricular events and activities outside the virtual classroom? Join Berkeley College as we spotlight innovative approaches to online student engagement and share the program planning roadmap we utilize for both development and continuous improvement.

Process Makes Perfect: How the Accommodation Process Supports Students with Disabilities and Safeguards Valuable College Resources

By Jessica High, Attorney and Bryce Young, Attorney, Duane Morris, LLP
Since 2005, disability rights cases have increased by almost 395 percent. Following the same process for every student will always lead to the right result, no matter the facts or situation. While this may not immunize your institution from a complaint or lawsuit, following and documenting a process bolsters your defenses greatly.

Pursuing Student and Exchange Visitor Program Certification to Attract International Students Benefits Career Colleges Willing to Undertake the Process

By John Willis, President, MIAT College of Technology Houston Campus
One of the many ways that leaders of career schools can enhance their program offerings is to attract international students, which is proven to benefit the student, the school, and the U.S. economy. MIAT College of Technology Houston campus leaders initiated the SEVP certification process in May 2016 and secured approval in May 2017. Earlier this year, the Houston campus enrolled its first group of international students.

Inclusive Access: Is it the Answer to Course Materials Accessibility and Affordability Challenges?

By Bruce Schneider, Vice President of Business Engineering, Ambassador Education Solutions
Whether the challenge is accessibility or affordability or both, schools around the country are taking a hard look at their course materials programs and seeking innovative models that put the right materials in students’ hands, the right way and at the right price. Enter: Inclusive Access.

Generation T Aims to Shift the Societal Perception of the Trades

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Written from an interview with Nick Gomez, President, San Joaquin Valley College (SJVC) and Michael Mitchell, Trade Skills and Learning Innovation, Lowe’s Home Improvement
Lowe’s Home Improvement and more than 60 companies, including San Joaquin Valley College, are working together to change the perception of skilled trades. The movement, called Generation T, has three goals: to demonstrate the economic mobility possible with skilled trade jobs, to expose children to trade education early and to encourage students to explore career options beyond four-year degree programs.