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Out of Poverty, Into Health-Care Jobs – Inside Higher Ed

The College of Health Care Professions, a for-profit in Texas, has solid outcomes for low-income students in health-care fields. How does the model work? The leader of a growing Texas college thinks his institution may have cracked the code for lifting students out of poverty and into careers in high-demand health-care fields. And he’s got More Info »

Senate Passes Bipartisan Solution to Permanently Fund Historically Black Colleges and Universities and Minority Serving Institutions and Simplify the FAFSA for 20 Million Families

ED Announces Improvements in FAFSA Verification at FSA Training Conference – NASFAA

Department of Education (ED) officials announced Wednesday — the second day of the 2019 annual Federal Student Aid (FSA) Training Conference — that they reduced the number of FAFSA applications selected for verification by about 26% using new technology. During the second general session of the day, ED’s Ed Pacchetti explained to thousands of financial More Info »

Senate Passes Bipartisan Solution to Permanently Fund Historically Black Colleges and Universities and Minority Serving Institutions and Simplify the FAFSA for 20 Million Families

Herzing University Awards 19 Scholarships on #GivingTuesday

School celebrates student and community kindness and encourages philanthropy MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis., Dec. 3, 2019 — For the second consecutive year, Herzing University is proud to announce the winners of its #GivingTuesday scholarship campaign. Students, prospective students and alumni were asked to complete an act of kindness – large or small – and include it More Info »

Senate Passes Bipartisan Solution to Permanently Fund Historically Black Colleges and Universities and Minority Serving Institutions and Simplify the FAFSA for 20 Million Families

Meet Aidan, the U.S. Education Department’s Financial Aid Chatbot – Ed Surge

With $1.5 trillion in outstanding loans to more than 40 million borrowers, the Federal Student Aid office ought to “provide services on par with world-class financial firms,” U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos said Tuesday at the office’s annual conference. In her vision, that means a single website and single phone number instead of numerous, More Info »

Senate Passes Bipartisan Solution to Permanently Fund Historically Black Colleges and Universities and Minority Serving Institutions and Simplify the FAFSA for 20 Million Families

Chamber, Bryant & Stratton College to introduce new breakfast networking series – West Seneca Bee

The West Seneca Chamber of Commerce and Bryant & Stratton College will team up in 2020 to offer a new breakfast networking series for chamber members and guests. The Bryant & Stratton College Breakfast Networking Series will kick off in January and will be held in the large meeting room of the West Seneca Community More Info »

Senate Passes Bipartisan Solution to Permanently Fund Historically Black Colleges and Universities and Minority Serving Institutions and Simplify the FAFSA for 20 Million Families

The Course That Nearly Every College and Company Is Missing – Forbes

No matter your chosen career or industry, there’s one course you should have taken by now, but I’m virtually certain you have not. The reason I’m so certain is because it’s almost non-existent: Building Strategic Relationships. For the vast majority of us, the strength of your relationships determines the strength and success of your career. More Info »

Senate Passes Bipartisan Solution to Permanently Fund Historically Black Colleges and Universities and Minority Serving Institutions and Simplify the FAFSA for 20 Million Families

Next Steps Uncertain After Bipartisan Agreement – Inside Higher Education

The U.S. Senate education committee announced a bipartisan amendment that would permanently fund HBCUs and simplify the FAFSA. Its chances in the House are uncertain, and advocates disagree on whether an HEA authorization will follow. Higher education advocates are largely supportive of a new bipartisan amendment on federal funding for historically black colleges and universities, More Info »

Senate Passes Bipartisan Solution to Permanently Fund Historically Black Colleges and Universities and Minority Serving Institutions and Simplify the FAFSA for 20 Million Families

Preparing for Another Recession? – New England Board of Higher Education

NEBHE convenes leaders on the economy and the future of higher education … Times are already complex for higher education. In Massachusetts, 18 higher education institutions (HEIs) have closed or merged in the past five years. In Vermont, College of St. Joseph, Green Mountain College and Southern Vermont College all held their final graduation ceremonies More Info »

Senate Passes Bipartisan Solution to Permanently Fund Historically Black Colleges and Universities and Minority Serving Institutions and Simplify the FAFSA for 20 Million Families

Canvas parent Instructure to go private in $2B deal – Education Dive

Dive Brief: Instructure, which makes the Canvas learning management system (LMS), announced Wednesday it would be acquired by private equity firm Thoma Bravo. The deal will take private the publicly traded company, which is valued at $2 billion in equity. Instructure CEO Dan Goldsmith told Education Dive that the company expects the deal will allow More Info »

Senate Passes Bipartisan Solution to Permanently Fund Historically Black Colleges and Universities and Minority Serving Institutions and Simplify the FAFSA for 20 Million Families

Rand Paul to offer bill allowing families to use 401(k), IRA savings on student loans – Market Watch

Paul, a self-described budget deficit hawk, said Republicans can’t allow Democrats to own the student debt issue FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Rand Paul wants to combat the rising debt load engulfing college students by allowing families to use their retirement savings to pay off their loans. The Kentucky Republican introduced federal legislation late More Info »

Senate Passes Bipartisan Solution to Permanently Fund Historically Black Colleges and Universities and Minority Serving Institutions and Simplify the FAFSA for 20 Million Families