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Pima Medical Institute launches Medical Administrative Assistant program at its Mesa Campus

Pima Medical Institute has officially launched a Medical Administrative Assistant certificate program at its Mesa Campus. Now students across the Phoenix-Metro area can become a key front-office member of the medical team, at our East Valley, Phoenix and Mesa campuses. Medical administrative assistants greet patients, manage electronic health records and ensure the office operates efficiently More Info »

Capella U shares lessons from 5 years of competency-based education – Education Dive

Veterans should have school choice – The Joplin Globe

After two deployments, including one in Iraq, and nearly eight years in the U.S. Army as a combat engineer, I transitioned out of the military in search of my next career. I did extensive research on colleges and universities before choosing an IT program at Wichita Technical Institute in Joplin. I graduated from the 18-month More Info »

Capella U shares lessons from 5 years of competency-based education – Education Dive

Lincoln Tech & Mazda Brand Announce New Technician Training Opportunity at Queens campus

Eligible students may receive loan repayment, guaranteed living wage and more. WHITESTONE, QUEENS, N.Y., Aug. 20, 2019 — Lincoln Tech (NASDAQ: LINC), a national leader in career training, recently announced a partnership with Mazda North American Operations. The automaker’s dealer body will have the opportunity to recruit Automotive Technician students as they near completion of More Info »

Capella U shares lessons from 5 years of competency-based education – Education Dive

Job hunting in America: Here’s the best paid, most in demand job in every state – Market Watch

CareerBuilder crunched data on the lucrative professions that are growing at a faster rate than the national average Software developers, physical therapists and physician assistants crop up frequently among the highest-paid and fastest-growing jobs in every U.S. state, according to a new analysis by CareerBuilder. The site analyzed government data to project the careers most More Info »

Capella U shares lessons from 5 years of competency-based education – Education Dive

Study finds community colleges lag in job preparation – Community College Daily

The public gives community colleges lower marks for job preparation than four-year colleges, a Pew Research Center study finds. Only 12 percent of the public say a two-year degree from a community college “prepares someone very well for a well-paying job in today’s economy,” and 46 percent say it prepares a person somewhat well. When More Info »

Capella U shares lessons from 5 years of competency-based education – Education Dive

Student-Built Engine Drives Burt Myers to Fourth Consecutive Championship

Automotive students at NASCAR Technical Institute play a vital role in Myers’ win MOORESVILLE, N.C. – When driver Burt Myers won his fourth consecutive Bowman Gray Stadium Modified Championship on Saturday, he did it with an engine built by students from Universal Technical Institute’s (UTI) Mooresville campus, NASCAR Technical Institute (NASCAR Tech). Myers’ win caps More Info »

Capella U shares lessons from 5 years of competency-based education – Education Dive

Congress Delivers Two-Year Budget Deal, Prepares for Appropriations Negotiations – NASFAA

Earlier this month, President Donald Trump signed a two-year, $2.7 trillion budget deal to suspend the debt ceiling until July 2021, and increase defense and non-defense discretionary spending caps for fiscal years (FY) 2020 and 2021, which would impact funding for Title IV programs for award years 2020-21 and 2021-22. The Bipartisan Budget Act of More Info »

Capella U shares lessons from 5 years of competency-based education – Education Dive

Handshake for All – Inside Higher Ed

The popular career services platform is now available to any student with a .edu email address — and that’s changing how career services are provided at many colleges and universities. Since its launch in 2014, career-services platform Handshake has dominated the higher ed market. Despite revelations that fraudsters have been able to create faux internships More Info »

Capella U shares lessons from 5 years of competency-based education – Education Dive

Study: Remote Attendance Shrinks Absenteeism – Campus Technology

Making videoconferencing available to students who can’t attend class in person can improve attendance and student satisfaction, according to a two-year project that took place at Indiana University. In fact, absenteeism dropped by more than half. As described in a paper about the experiment, the university used software that allowed students to call in to More Info »

Capella U shares lessons from 5 years of competency-based education – Education Dive

Alaska Regents Vote to Terminate Exigency Declaration – The Chronicle of Higher Education

The University of Alaska Board of Regents voted unanimously on Tuesday to terminate its declaration of financial exigency. The motion is effective August 19, the day Gov. Michael J. Dunleavy formally agreed to reduce cuts in the university’s budget from the $135 million he had sought for the current fiscal year to the $25 million More Info »

Capella U shares lessons from 5 years of competency-based education – Education Dive