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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

Teletherapy App Provides Students Convenience, Privacy and Choice of Therapist

Written from an interview with Robert M. Keiser, MBA, Executive Director, Southeastern College/Southeastern Institute and Srikanth Santhanam, Senior Vice President, META
In order to combat mental illness among students, faculty and staff, Southeastern College and Southeastern Institute have partnered with the META teletherapy app. The app provides users with convenience and the freedom to choose a mental health therapist who best fits their needs.

Strong Start – Orienting Students to Success

Innovative Approaches to Online Student Engagement Outside the Virtual Classroom

By Sharon F. Goldstein, Campus Operating Officer, Online Campus, Berkeley College
Are your online students engaged in co-curricular events and activities outside the virtual classroom? Join Berkeley College as we spotlight innovative approaches to online student engagement and share the program planning roadmap we utilize for both development and continuous improvement.

Efficient Transitioning to an Online Delivery Method

Inclusive Access: Is it the Answer to Course Materials Accessibility and Affordability Challenges?

By Bruce Schneider, Vice President of Business Engineering, Ambassador Education Solutions
Whether the challenge is accessibility or affordability or both, schools around the country are taking a hard look at their course materials programs and seeking innovative models that put the right materials in students’ hands, the right way and at the right price. Enter: Inclusive Access.

Adaptive Learning 3.0: Increasing the Certification Rates of Aviation Maintenance Students Through Online Technologies

Generation T Aims to Shift the Societal Perception of the Trades

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Written from an interview with Nick Gomez, President, San Joaquin Valley College (SJVC) and Michael Mitchell, Trade Skills and Learning Innovation, Lowe’s Home Improvement
Lowe’s Home Improvement and more than 60 companies, including San Joaquin Valley College, are working together to change the perception of skilled trades. The movement, called Generation T, has three goals: to demonstrate the economic mobility possible with skilled trade jobs, to expose children to trade education early and to encourage students to explore career options beyond four-year degree programs.

Immediate Steps to Set Up for Virtual Admissions

Career Colleges are a Smart Choice for Veterans and Their Family Members

By John Willis and Titus Hubbard, MIAT College of Technology Houston Campus
Among the many veterans who have completed their training during MIAT’s 50-year history, one graduate of the Aviation Maintenance Technician Program at the Houston campus is a standout and is an inspiration to other veterans.

Veterans Found Group to Fight for University Choice Over Military Education Benefits