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Ultimate Medical Academy Inducts 15 Alpha Beta Kappa Students at its Clearwater Campus

CLEARWATER, Fla., September 14, 2018 — The Clearwater Campus of Ultimate Medical Academy, the nonprofit school that prepares adult students for careers in healthcare, recognized 15 students as the institution’s newest Alpha Beta Kappa (ABK) National Honor Society members. The students who all live in Pinellas County were inducted last night, Sept. 13 at a More Info »

MIAT College of Technology Introduces Welding Programs at Houston Campus and Electro-Mechanical Technology Programs at Detroit Metro Campus

CANTON, Michigan, and HOUSTON, Texas – MIAT College of Technology is now offering Welding Technology programs at its Houston campus and Electro-Mechanical Technology programs at its Canton campus in the Detroit metropolitan area. MIAT’s first Welding class will begin in Houston on Aug. 6, and MIAT’s first Electro-Mechanical class will begin in Canton on Sept. More Info »

Education Department warns that students on financial aid are being targeted in phishing attacks – The Washington Post

Malicious attackers have recently tried to gain access to students’ financial aid refunds at multiple colleges in a scheme that involves sending fraudulent emails to students, according to a warning issued by the Education Department. The target is federal student aid refunds, money distributed to students after tuition and other education costs are paid. The More Info »

Aurora’s for-profit Ecotech Institute closing in 2019 – Sentinel Colorado

Aurora for-profit college Ecotech Institute, which trains students for renewable energy jobs, will close next year as its parent corporation closes schools across the country. The school will close October 2019 because of insufficient demand for degrees and diplomas in wind and solar technology, said Diane Worthington, a spokesperson for Education Corporation of America, which More Info »

Despite Powerful Allies, Problems Persist In For-Profit Education – Forbes

The Trump administration is all in on for-profit colleges—but even with the governmental trade winds at its back, the industry is still struggling to find its footing amidst mass campus closures and plunging enrollment. More than 100 for-profit schools have closed in recent years, including major chains like ITT Technical Institute and Corinthian Colleges, leaving More Info »

Remarks by Secretary DeVos to the National Constitution Center’s Annual Constitution Day Celebration – U.S. Department of Education

PHILADELPHIA – Following are the prepared remarks by U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos to commemorate Constitution Day at the National Constitution Center’s annual Constitution Day celebration in Philadelphia. Thank you, Jeffrey Rosen, for that kind introduction. I am grateful for all that you and the National Constitution Center do to increase awareness and understanding More Info »