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North-West College to Host Virtual Commencement Ceremony to Honor More Than 630 Graduates

Event Underscores College’s Dedication to Celebrating Students’ Achievements Amidst Pandemic WEST COVINA, Calif.—In an effort to mark the achievements of hundreds of graduates who completed their education in the middle of the COVID-19 outbreak, North-West College (NWC) plans to host a virtual Commencement Ceremony on Friday, July 17 at 6 p.m. More than 630 graduates, More Info »

VA backs down from plan to suspend some colleges from accessing GI Bill benefits – SF Gate

3 Colleges to Acquire U of Bridgeport – Inside Higher Ed

The result will be a “university park” concept, where students from several universities study, eat, live and work together. Three Connecticut colleges announced Tuesday a plan to acquire parts of the University of Bridgeport and to turn the existing Bridgeport campus into one “University Park.” The involved institutions avoided describing the arrangement as a merger More Info »

VA backs down from plan to suspend some colleges from accessing GI Bill benefits – SF Gate

CDC Cautions Colleges Against ‘Entry Testing’ For COVID-19 – Politico

The health agency cautioned colleges and universities against testing all of their students and faculty for the novel coronavirus before allowing them onto campus, as part of new recommendations made public on Tuesday. But federal health experts still recommend that higher education institutions test people suspected to have been in close contact with infected patients, More Info »

VA backs down from plan to suspend some colleges from accessing GI Bill benefits – SF Gate

DeVry University Hosts Renowned Speakers to Provide “Future-Ready Skills” Guidance at Open-Access Event

Dr. Bob Arnot, Bob Biglin, Alexandra Levit and Olympian Elana Meyers Taylor Headline Virtual Event Providing Actionable Insights for the Post-COVID Workforce NAPERVILLE, Ill.–In a targeted response to the employment crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, DeVry University is hosting an open-access virtual event dedicated to helping students and working professionals refocus and build upon More Info »

VA backs down from plan to suspend some colleges from accessing GI Bill benefits – SF Gate

Several of Secretary DeVos’ Rethink Higher Education Regulations Take Effect Today as Department Issues New Rule to Protect Religious Liberty, Reform TEACH Grant Program

Contact: Press Office, (202) 401-1576, press@ed.gov WASHINGTON — Several new regulations based on U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos’ Rethink Higher Education agenda take effect today, including rules forged by historic consensus negotiated rulemaking on accreditation and state authorization reform. This comes as the U.S Department of Education publishes today a new regulation, also agreed More Info »

VA backs down from plan to suspend some colleges from accessing GI Bill benefits – SF Gate

A look at how colleges could benefit from $3B in coronavirus aid for states – Education Dive

Applications for the Governor’s Emergency Education Relief Fund include few concrete details, but they show a focus on bolstering remote instruction. At a time when colleges and universities are reeling from the financial fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic, a $3 billion pot of new federal money to help governors stabilize their education programs could help More Info »

VA backs down from plan to suspend some colleges from accessing GI Bill benefits – SF Gate

UCSF Pays $1 Million Ransom to Hackers – Inside Higher Ed

The University of California, San Francisco, paid a ransom of $1.14 million to hackers who encrypted and threatened to publish sensitive data stolen from the institution’s School of Medicine. UCSF is one of three universities recently targeted using ransom software known as Netwalker. Michigan State University and Columbia College Chicago were also affected. Michigan State More Info »

VA backs down from plan to suspend some colleges from accessing GI Bill benefits – SF Gate

Purpose and Pay Define a ‘Good Job’ for College Grads – Gallup

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Less than a third of recent college graduates (30%) say they had a good job waiting for them when they graduated. When asked for the main reason they characterized their first good job as “good,” these recent graduates primarily said it was the pay, followed closely by the mission and purpose of More Info »

VA backs down from plan to suspend some colleges from accessing GI Bill benefits – SF Gate

Affordability and Major Availability Drive Online Ed Decisions – Campus Technology

Pre-pandemic, a slim majority of students considered affordability the most compelling driver for choosing their online school. According to a survey by Wiley Education Services, 51 percent of students said cost was the big factor. However, quality still matters: Two-thirds of students (64 percent) said they’d be willing to pay more in tuition if they More Info »

VA backs down from plan to suspend some colleges from accessing GI Bill benefits – SF Gate

Will colleges in the new coronavirus epicenters change their fall plans? – Education Dive

College leaders in several states are staring down one of the worst possible outcomes of the summer: Coronavirus cases are surging just as they’re preparing to welcome students back to campus. The crisis is particularly acute in Arizona, Florida and Texas. All three states have recently been clocking upward of 3,000 new confirmed coronavirus cases More Info »

VA backs down from plan to suspend some colleges from accessing GI Bill benefits – SF Gate