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Strong Start – Orienting Students to Success

By Martha Lanaghen, Founder and CEO, The Sparrow Group
Martha Lanaghen worked with a multi-campus college system to evaluate their orientation programs with the hopes of increasing start rates. They identified core fears shared by most students, then changed orientation and early-tenure student services. The result was a 200 basis point improvement in lead to start.

Bellus Academy Launches Student Assistance Program to Support Mental Health and Help Students Navigate Life and Work Challenges

Graduate Placement Documentation – Best Practices to Ensure Compliant Documentation

By Kim Cook, Regional Director of Clinical & Career Success, American Career College and Lauren Irvine, Director of Accreditation and Licensing, American Career College
Maintaining an institutional policy and procedure for collecting placement documentation is critical for meeting the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES) placement benchmark of 70 percent. Implementing a multi-level review process within your institution can ensure your placement documentation is sound.

The New Age of Marketing: Compliance, Regulation and Data Management

The Debate Over the 90/10 Calculation … it’s Like Arguing Over How to Design the Interior of a Home That is Built on Land With a Bad Foundation

By Aaron Shenck, Executive Director, PAPSA There are times 90/10 comes up for debate for further changes, and we are in one of those times right now. Quite frankly, the only debate that should be happening on this issue is when will the entire rule get scrapped?

The Higher Education Act and America’s Workforce

Efficient Transitioning to an Online Delivery Method

Written from a CECU webinar with Dr. Art Keiser, Chancellor, Keiser University and Sherry Olsen, M.B.A., Associate Vice Chancellor, Online Division, Keiser University
Schools forced to quickly transition to online learning in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic must defend against revenue declines by keeping students engaged. Keiser officials share their tips on how to do that.

5 Steps to Digital Success

Immediate Steps to Set Up for Virtual Admissions

By Gregg Meiklejohn, Co-Founder/CEO, and Tom King, SVP, Strategic Initiatives, Enrollment Resources
As many schools rapidly shift to online operations in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis, Admissions teams are struggling to be effective when in-person interviews are not possible. Virtual Admissions will mitigate the current disruption and also become the new normal when the dust settles.

AIM and Fulcrum Labs Awarded ATD Excellence in Practice Award – Aviation Pros

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.

Community HigherEd Celebrates Graduation and the 25th Anniversary of the Colleges