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Morale Building at Pima Medical’s Colorado Springs Campus

By Tara Dailey, Regional Director of Operations, Pima Medical Institute
While campus morale is always important, the added strain of the COVID-19 pandemic and the workplace pivots that came along with that added an additional layer of stress for many. Pima Medical Institute utilizes FranklinCovey techniques to build morale and improve campus culture among faculty and staff of the Colorado Springs campus.

How Career Colleges Can Thrive in Uncertain Times

Human Work in the Age of Smart Machines – A Book Review

By Dr. Wallace E. Boston, Jr., President Emeritus, American Public University System
After reading a short blurb about “Human Work in the Age of Smart Machines,” by Lumina CEO Jamie Merisotis, Boston was skeptical that anyone would be able to make an argument that the number of jobs will increase as AI continues to be embraced by more and more companies. After reading and rereading “Human Work,” Boston continues to be a skeptic, but is more of a believer in the methodology proposed by Mr. Merisotis.

Trends and Opportunities from the 2020 General Election

How Great Speaking Skills can Improve Online Admissions and Teaching Results

By Susan F. Schulz, EdD, Owner, Schulz School Advisors
It’s a new norm with many discoveries being made by career school and college leaders. One is the great results related to the virtual enrollment process and online teaching. Another is the need to train faculty and staff in effective speaking skills. This article shows how Toastmasters International can provide admissions and instructional staff with needed skills.

Fall 2020 Postsecondary Enrollments: Down, but Maybe Not as Bad as Expected

Motivating Your Remote Workforce While Maintaining Compliance

By Elizabeth Keifer Herron, VP Solutions and Sales, Collegiate Admission and Retention Solutions (CARS)
The COVID-19 pandemic forced institutions to shift to remote work overnight. Even with a return to on-site work for some, institutions must adapt motivational techniques to support the blended workforce and expand compliance beyond higher education.

Morale Building at Pima Medical’s Colorado Springs Campus

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.

Reaching Students in a COVID-19 Focused Learning Environment