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Dr. Kenneth Cooper Alexander to serve as Chancellor for Centura College, Aviation Institute of Maintenance & Tidewater Tech

Centura College, Aviation Institute of Maintenance & Tidewater Tech are pleased to announce the appointment of Kenneth Cooper Alexander as Chancellor of their institution. Dr. Alexander will oversee policy development and provide direction for institutional mission, core values and vision while supervising external affairs for their 19 campuses across the country. A widely respected business More Info »

Universal Technical Institute to become the Inaugural American School Counselor Association National Alliance Partner

New Fate for Controversial Accreditor – Inside Higher Ed

Potentially signaling a reversal from the Trump administration, Education Department staff under the Biden administration is recommending removing recognition of the controversial Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools. Just three days into the Biden administration, the Education Department moved Friday to strip the controversial Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools of its powers More Info »

Universal Technical Institute to become the Inaugural American School Counselor Association National Alliance Partner

Universal Technical Institute Graduates Benefit from Steady Demand for Skilled Workers

CNC Technology training prepares for opportunities in numerous industries, despite pandemic MOORESVILLE, N.C. – Despite the recent jobs report showing the U.S. lost 140,000 jobs in December and continuing record national unemployment, employers across the country are hiring trained Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machinists, and recent graduates of the CNC Technology program at Universal Technical More Info »

Universal Technical Institute to become the Inaugural American School Counselor Association National Alliance Partner

Biden releases plan to help colleges reopen and conduct vaccine outreach – Higher Ed Dive

Dive Brief: President Joe Biden signed an executive order Thursday directing federal agencies to provide guidance and support for higher education institutions and other schools to reopen safely. The order is part of Biden’s larger plan to combat the pandemic, which calls for the federal government to help under-resourced institutions access coronavirus tests, work with More Info »

Universal Technical Institute to become the Inaugural American School Counselor Association National Alliance Partner

Additional Coverage on ED Staff Recommendation of ACICS

U.S.Department of Education Staff Report to the Senior Department Official on Recognition Compliance Issues Ed Dept staff recommend terminating recognition of troubled accreditor ACICS – Higher Ed Dive Biden’s Education Department moves to cut ties with an accrediting body linked to a fraud scandal. – The New York Times Biden’s Education Department looks to ditch More Info »

Universal Technical Institute to become the Inaugural American School Counselor Association National Alliance Partner

COD System Operational Update – Reporting Deadlines and Reminders for CARES Act Relief, Coronavirus Indicator and R2T4 (EA ID: COD-21-01)

This announcement provides a Common Origination and Disbursement (COD) System update about reporting deadlines and related reminders for reporting disbursement information qualifying for CARES Act relief. Coronavirus Indicator We are extending the timeframe for schools to add the Coronavirus Indicator for disbursements of Title IV funds for the 2020–21 Award Year until Sept. 30, 2021. More Info »

Universal Technical Institute to become the Inaugural American School Counselor Association National Alliance Partner

A Threat to Private Colleges? – Inside Higher Ed

President Biden’s proposal to make public colleges free could mean more students may be able to go to college, but it could also mean the end for some private institutions. Wells College sits on a picturesque tree-filled campus on the shores of New York’s Cayuga Lake, with brick buildings dating back to its founding in More Info »

Universal Technical Institute to become the Inaugural American School Counselor Association National Alliance Partner

Issuance of Dear CPA Letter CPA-21-01, Extension of Site Visit Exemption During COVID-19 National Emergency (EA ID: GENERAL-21-03)

On January 20, 2021, the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Inspector General issued Dear CPA Letter CPA-21-01. This letter extends the audit site visit exemption provided in Dear CPA Letter CPA-20-01 by tying its expiration to the COVID-19 national emergency and provides the site visit exemption to foreign school audits and attestation engagements as More Info »

Universal Technical Institute to become the Inaugural American School Counselor Association National Alliance Partner

The limits of Biden’s plan to cancel student debt – Axios

There’s a growing consensus among Americans who want President Biden to cancel student debt — but addressing the ballooning debt burden is much more complicated than it seems. Why it matters: Student debt is stopping millions of Americans from buying homes, buying cars and starting families. And the crisis is rapidly getting worse. By the More Info »

Universal Technical Institute to become the Inaugural American School Counselor Association National Alliance Partner

Telepresence robots help nursing students train remotely – Ed Scoop

Finding a way to safely train nursing students is one of many educational tasks made more difficult by the pandemic, but a new program using robots at the University of Texas at Arlington may prove a viable alternative to in-person training. The university announced this week that through a recent nursing innovation grant from the More Info »

Universal Technical Institute to become the Inaugural American School Counselor Association National Alliance Partner