What Industry Says is Missing in Their Entry-Level Graduates – And What They’re Willing to do to Fill the Gap

By Wallace K. Pond, Ph.D., www.WallaceKPond.com
Career Education Colleges and Universities (CECU) contracted Pond to conduct a research study to assess what gaps might exist between graduate KSAs versus what industry needs those graduates to know. While some of the findings will seem familiar some of the findings reflect clear changes in industry needs and, surprisingly, the lengths that some employers are willing to go to close the gaps in technical, soft, and business support skills.

Veteran Alumni Report Positive Experiences at Proprietary Institutions According to New Survey

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.

Course Materials are Changing: Are You Keeping Up?

The Higher Education Act and America’s Workforce

By Steve Gunderson, President and CEO, Career Education Colleges and Universities
Gunderson addresses the relationship between the Higher Education Act and America’s workforce. The article outlines how the U.S. will need 38.7 million new workers by 2026; yet, recent efforts in Congress aim to change the current 90/10 ratio rule, which would negatively affect students seeking career education, especially veterans.

CECU Sends List of Priorities and Policy Recommendations to President-Elect Biden

Fostering a Culture of Collective Security

By Robert M. Keiser M.B.A., Executive Director, Southeastern College/Southeastern Institute
It is imperative that campus administrators understand that even the most modern security systems serve simply as a deterrent to acts of violence and not an irrefutable answer to the threat of mass violence. To truly protect an institution from the threat of a mass shooting a culture of collective security must be fostered and invested in.

Humanity in Our Hands: Educators Embrace Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Veterans Found Group to Fight for University Choice Over Military Education Benefits

Military veterans are fighting for their right to choose which college or university they want to attend using military education benefits, such as those authorized under the Post-9/11 GI Bill. They have formed a group called the Veterans for Career Education to engage elected officials, the media and influencers and advocate for freedom of choice and the right to attend the school that best fits their career goals.

Our Veterans Count on Career Education Colleges