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Northwestern College held Pinning Ceremony for June 2019 Nursing Graduates

[Bridgeview, IL] Northwestern College’s Violet L. Schumacher School of Nursing held a pinning ceremony for its June Nursing graduates on Saturday, June 15. This traditional ceremony marks the formal induction of a student into the Nursing profession. Twenty seven (27) Northwestern College Nursing students graduated this quarter and were eligible to participate. The pinning ceremony More Info »

Accreditation and Student Learning Outcomes: Perspectives from Accrediting Organizations – CHEA

The Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) has released an important new research report – Accreditation and Student Learning Outcomes: Perspectives from Accrediting Organizations (read or download the report here). The report provides information on the extensive work undertaken by accrediting organizations in addressing student learning outcomes, with CHEA identifying important next steps that these More Info »

Canceling Student Debt Doesn’t Make Problems Disappear – The New York Times

Plans from Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren could have unintended consequences. Senator Bernie Sanders on Monday proposed canceling all $1.6 trillion of outstanding student loan debt in the United States, one-upping a rival for the Democratic presidential nomination, Senator Elizabeth Warren, who has proposed canceling $640 million of the debt. But there is a potential More Info »

The Givling trivia app claims to help people with student debt. Players say it’s expensive and risky – CNBC

ABRA BELKE WAS IN LAW SCHOOL when she came across the Givling app, which calls itself “the world’s most incredible trivia game.” It promised winners payments toward their student debt. Belke was interested. Her student loan balance was more than $100,000 and she had previously won $62,000 on the syndicated game show, “Who Wants To More Info »