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Northwestern College held Pinning Ceremony for June 2019 Nursing Graduates

[Bridgeview, IL] Northwestern College’s Violet L. Schumacher School of Nursing held a pinning ceremony for its June Nursing graduates on Saturday, June 15. This traditional ceremony marks the formal induction of a student into the Nursing profession. Twenty seven (27) Northwestern College Nursing students graduated this quarter and were eligible to participate. The pinning ceremony More Info »

Monroe College Hospitality Management Students Win Prestigious CTO Competition for the Third Consecutive Year

Accreditation and Student Learning Outcomes: Perspectives from Accrediting Organizations – CHEA

The Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) has released an important new research report – Accreditation and Student Learning Outcomes: Perspectives from Accrediting Organizations (read or download the report here). The report provides information on the extensive work undertaken by accrediting organizations in addressing student learning outcomes, with CHEA identifying important next steps that these More Info »

Monroe College Hospitality Management Students Win Prestigious CTO Competition for the Third Consecutive Year

NAU, Dress for Success team up to help women succeed – Rapid City Journal

National American University and Dress for Success Black Hills have joined forces to help job seekers be well-prepared and well-dressed for the workforce. The sheer volume of information a job seeker needs can be daunting — resumes, cover letters, interview skills, social media, networking and more. NAU provides career readiness classes and online resources for More Info »

Monroe College Hospitality Management Students Win Prestigious CTO Competition for the Third Consecutive Year

Canceling Student Debt Doesn’t Make Problems Disappear – The New York Times

Plans from Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren could have unintended consequences. Senator Bernie Sanders on Monday proposed canceling all $1.6 trillion of outstanding student loan debt in the United States, one-upping a rival for the Democratic presidential nomination, Senator Elizabeth Warren, who has proposed canceling $640 million of the debt. But there is a potential More Info »

Monroe College Hospitality Management Students Win Prestigious CTO Competition for the Third Consecutive Year

Constitutional Due Process at Private Institutions? – Inside Higher Ed

A new federal court order may have significant implications for adjudicating campus rape cases. In a ruling that could have national implications for campus sexual assault proceedings, a federal judge has suggested that a private institution in an alleged rape case may not have followed due process standards — a constitutional concept that generally applies More Info »

Monroe College Hospitality Management Students Win Prestigious CTO Competition for the Third Consecutive Year

How One Professor Helps Online Students Forge Connections – The Chronicle of Higher Education

This week: I share one professor’s approach for helping students in her remedial math course deepen their understanding – and connect to their classmates. Planning a course? We point toward a tool that can help you decide how much work to assign. We pass along the titles of some new books on teaching. Office Hours More Info »

Monroe College Hospitality Management Students Win Prestigious CTO Competition for the Third Consecutive Year

Bogus applications plaguing NC college campuses, pose security risk – WECT

We’ve all heard stories about scam artists targeting consumers on the internet. Now, community colleges appear to be in the crosshairs of online scammers. The North Carolina community college system has discovered hundreds of bogus electronic applications mixed in with legitimate ones, and as they try to sort them out, they are also trying to More Info »

Monroe College Hospitality Management Students Win Prestigious CTO Competition for the Third Consecutive Year

The Givling trivia app claims to help people with student debt. Players say it’s expensive and risky – CNBC

ABRA BELKE WAS IN LAW SCHOOL when she came across the Givling app, which calls itself “the world’s most incredible trivia game.” It promised winners payments toward their student debt. Belke was interested. Her student loan balance was more than $100,000 and she had previously won $62,000 on the syndicated game show, “Who Wants To More Info »

Monroe College Hospitality Management Students Win Prestigious CTO Competition for the Third Consecutive Year

Scammed student-loan borrowers accuse Betsy DeVos of illegally stalling on debt-cancellation claims – Market Watch

The lawsuit is the latest development in a yearslong battle over the fate of borrowers who say they were scammed by their schools But she has yet to hear back from the Department. Meanwhile, her debt has ruined her credit, making it difficult for her to get a new car when she needed one or More Info »

Monroe College Hospitality Management Students Win Prestigious CTO Competition for the Third Consecutive Year

DOL’s proposed IRAP structure – Community College Daily

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) on Monday released its proposal for a new apprenticeship structure that would run in tandem with its registered apprenticeship program. The industry-recognized apprenticeship programs (IRAPs) would complement registered apprenticeships, DOL said. The department noted that it wants to avoid potentially “undercutting” the registered apprenticeship system and plans to recognize More Info »

Monroe College Hospitality Management Students Win Prestigious CTO Competition for the Third Consecutive Year