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Introducing CECU’s New Podcast – Career Education Report!

In our first episode, Jason sits down with David Wasserman, Senior Editor, U.S. House of Representatives for The Cook Political Report with Amy Walter, to discuss and analyze the trajectory of the 2022 midterms and several factors that will influence the outcome. Wasserman shares his expertise on the likely results for the midterms, the impact More Info »

Universal Technical Institute Celebrates Opening of Austin Campus

From the Brink of Closure to 650 Students: WyoTech’s Resurgence Story

Written from an interview with Jim Mathis, President, WyoTech
On the brink of closure, Jim Mathis, the state, local Laramie community and WyoTech faculty fought to keep the school open. In July of 2018, Mathis reopened WyoTech with 12 students and 12 faculty. In a few short years, WyoTech has grown to 650 students and has plans to expand in the near future.

Transformation is the Required Path Forward for Most Colleges and Universities

Course Materials are Changing: Are You Keeping Up?

Four Ways a Course Materials Platform Helps You Meet Today’s Challenges
By Laura Cavanaugh, Vice President of Sales, Ambassador Education Solutions
Providing easy access to all course materials across all learning models is growing increasingly complex. As schools and publishers strive to overcome challenges with digital content management, integrations, financial controls and compliance, many are turning to a Course Materials Platform. This technology can simplify print and digital content access for students, plus remove the time intensive processes that add stress to internal IT teams and infrastructures, while also eliminating overpayment by schools.

Blockchain: Potential Opportunities for Career Colleges

Veteran Alumni Report Positive Experiences at Proprietary Institutions According to New Survey

By Rachel Tripp, Director of Communications, Career Education Colleges and Universities (CECU)
A survey, conducted by Hanover Research on behalf of Career Education Colleges and Universities (CECU), aimed to help the organization and policymakers learn more about the needs and outcomes of veteran students and veteran alumni who attended a proprietary institution. Respondents reported positive experiences at proprietary institutions in relation to preparation for future success.

Data Shows Career Colleges Fare Well When Compared to Public and Nonprofit Sectors

Christopher Lambert: ACCET Positioned Perfectly for Where Higher Education is Going

Written from an interview with Christopher Lambert, Executive Director, ACCET
Christopher Lambert is the new Executive Director of Accrediting Council for Continuing Education and Training (ACCET). He lays out his plan for moving forward, with a foundation in caring for people as much as caring about the work in addition to utilizing technology to springboard into the future.

Preeminent Event Focuses on Executive Information Sharing and Networking

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.

In Tune with the Market: Bellus Academy Creates CBD Curriculum

HEERF Audit Guide for Proprietary Institutions: Key Takeaways

By Ted Blendermann, CPA, CFP, and Michael Wherry, CPA, McClintock & Associates and Scott Goldschmidt, Counsel and Jayna Marie Rust, Associate, Thompson Coburn, LLP
This article will summarize the important aspects of the Guide for Compliance Attestation Engagements of Proprietary Schools Expending Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund and is not meant to be all-inclusive. It is broken down into three main sections: Audit Thresholds and Timing, Audit Testing and Implications of CFR Provisions, and Audit Reports and Corrective Action Plans (CAPs).

Accounting Handles Institutional Portions of the CARES Act

Attracting and Engaging Students in Today’s Environment

By Carol Aslanian, Founder and President, Aslanian Market Research, EducationDynamics
EducationDynamics surveyed over 3,000 current and prospective students over the course of 2020 to measure the demands and preferences of today’s online and post-traditional students, and how they are shifting.

Veteran Alumni Report Positive Experiences at Proprietary Institutions According to New Survey