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SJVC Temecula 10 Year Anniversary: Congrats from the Community

This year SJVC Temecula is celebrating its 10-year anniversary since opening to the community on July 5, 2011. The first day of class included just 66 students within three programs: Business Office Administration, Clinical Medical Assisting and Medical Office Administration. Since then, the campus has helped educate thousands of students and expanded to a total More Info »

ECPI University Aligns Human Resource Degree Program to SHRM Standards

Fitch raises higher ed outlook but sees growing gaps between colleges – Higher Ed Dive

Dive Brief: Fitch Ratings raised its outlook for U.S. colleges to stable Wednesday as institutions plan for mostly in-person instruction in the new academic year, revising what had been a negative view of the sector. The credit ratings agency cited improving application numbers, a solid state budget picture and the possibility that auxiliary and student More Info »

ECPI University Aligns Human Resource Degree Program to SHRM Standards

Walden University’s 65th Commencement to Feature Dr. Martha Dawson and Michael Bonner as Keynote Speakers

MINNEAPOLIS, July 7, 2021 — Walden University will host a special online commencement honoring its graduates and their milestone achievement at 2 p.m. ET on Saturday, July 31, 2021. The ceremony will stream live on Walden’s website and Facebook. This summer’s ceremony will feature two keynote speakers, nursing expert Dr. Martha Dawson and teacher Michael More Info »

ECPI University Aligns Human Resource Degree Program to SHRM Standards

New Data Reveal More Pandemic Fallout: A Historic Drop In College Persistence Rates – Forbes

Chalk up another bad higher education statistic to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. The rate of college student persistence tumbled two percentage points last year, the largest one-year drop since 2009, when the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center (NSCRC) began reporting this measure. Of the 2.6 million individuals who entered college as first-time freshmen More Info »

ECPI University Aligns Human Resource Degree Program to SHRM Standards

Report Linking Institutions to Sex Trafficking Prompts Congressional Investigation – Inside Higher Ed

The Department of Education has been asked to share its policies and procedures for protecting against sex trafficking in postsecondary education following a report linking vocational schools to prostitution or human trafficking. A report by the Selden/Haring-Smith Foundation described an investigation into a for-profit institution in Minnesota, formerly called the American Academy of Acupuncture & More Info »

ECPI University Aligns Human Resource Degree Program to SHRM Standards

Help for Community College Students – Inside Higher Ed

The federal government will have to step up to help community colleges offer comprehensive student support programs, experts say — and the Community College Student Success Act provides a way for Congress to do so. As momentum grows around providing students with supports that foster retention and completion, a bill seeking to address one of More Info »

ECPI University Aligns Human Resource Degree Program to SHRM Standards

Report: Student Loan Portfolio Would Reach Current Levels in Under 15 Years Following Widespread Debt Cancellation – NASFAA

If President Joe Biden were to use his executive authority to cancel all currently outstanding federal student loan debt, debt would return to the current level of $1.6 trillion by 2035 if no reforms were enacted to address the underlying issues that led borrowers to take out student loans in the first place, according to More Info »

ECPI University Aligns Human Resource Degree Program to SHRM Standards

New research center to explore future of online learning – Ed Scoop

The U.S. Department of Education is investing $10 million in a research center to explore what strategies teachers can use or digital tools to offer to help college students better manage online learning. Even as their campuses reopen after the coronavirus pandemic, higher education institutions are offering more online and hybrid options, which provide greater More Info »

ECPI University Aligns Human Resource Degree Program to SHRM Standards

Despite attempts by Legislature to eliminate Calbright College, Newsom advisor indicates support – Ed Source

Assembly unanimously voted to eliminate online college, Senate to discuss next week Calbright College, the state’s exclusively online community college, appears to have support from Gov. Gavin Newsom’s office despite attempts by the Legislature to eliminate its funding. Lande Ajose, Newsom’s senior policy adviser on higher education, said: “We remain supportive of Calbright, and we’ll More Info »

ECPI University Aligns Human Resource Degree Program to SHRM Standards

A Planned Biden Order Aims to Tilt the Job Market Toward Workers – The New York Times

Noncompete clauses, licensing requirements and corporate mergers have tended to strengthen the hand of business. According to an increasingly influential school of thought in left-of-center economic circles, corporate mergers and some other common business practices have made American workers worse off. The government, this theory holds, should address it. It appears that school has a More Info »

ECPI University Aligns Human Resource Degree Program to SHRM Standards