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Florida Career College Student in Margate Selected for FAPSC Scholarship

MARGATE, Fla., July 27, 2021 — Felicia Collins struggled to keep up with her peers as a kid in school, especially when it came to reading and writing. She didn’t understand why it took so much more effort for her compared to the other students in her class. The daily struggles led to self-esteem and More Info »

Washington News Brief

By Sharon H. Bob, Ph.D., Higher Education Specialist, Powers Pyles Sutter and Verville, PC
The following Washington career college news brief is a summary of important higher education news originating from Washington D.C.

Centura on Top of Job Trends as it Begins More Renewable Energy Training Programs

Written from an interview with Joel A. English, Executive Vice President and Kenneth Cooper Alexander, Chancellor, Centura College, Aviation Institute of Maintenance, Tidewater Tech
Centura College has made a commitment to add renewable energy programs to its offerings, and plans to take renewable energy to the next level in career and technical education. The timing is certainly right with its newest program, wind turbine maintenance, as nearly 400 wind turbines are built or under construction in the Mid-Atlantic region.

 
 

Distance Education Accrediting Commission Member Schools Offer Partnerships to Keep Students on Track

Interview with Leah Matthews, Executive Director, Distance Education Accrediting Commission
Not all schools have online learning capability that is readily available. For schools that are seeking a way to launch online learning, creating a partnership with a DEAC member school might be a viable, cost-effective option.

Florida Career College Student in Margate Selected for FAPSC Scholarship

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.

The Changing Landscape of the 90/10 Rule

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.

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