Cognitive and Non-Cognitive Factors to Predict Student Success

By Larry Banks, Ph.D., Academic Dean and Art Waller, Ph.D., Campus Director, Vista College Online
To improve student outcomes career schools could assess for non-cognitive risk factors, use the data to design student success strategies, and deliberately advise first-generation applicants and students to build confidence.

Boost Retention While Building Community – Assess and Improve Institutional Retention

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.

The Communication Hierarchy – A Major Tool in Generating Referrals

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.

The Communication Hierarchy – A Major Tool in Generating Referrals