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North-West College to Host Virtual Commencement Ceremony to Honor More Than 630 Graduates

Event Underscores College’s Dedication to Celebrating Students’ Achievements Amidst Pandemic WEST COVINA, Calif.—In an effort to mark the achievements of hundreds of graduates who completed their education in the middle of the COVID-19 outbreak, North-West College (NWC) plans to host a virtual Commencement Ceremony on Friday, July 17 at 6 p.m. More than 630 graduates, More Info »

3 Colleges to Acquire U of Bridgeport – Inside Higher Ed

The result will be a “university park” concept, where students from several universities study, eat, live and work together. Three Connecticut colleges announced Tuesday a plan to acquire parts of the University of Bridgeport and to turn the existing Bridgeport campus into one “University Park.” The involved institutions avoided describing the arrangement as a merger More Info »

DeVry University Hosts Renowned Speakers to Provide “Future-Ready Skills” Guidance at Open-Access Event

Dr. Bob Arnot, Bob Biglin, Alexandra Levit and Olympian Elana Meyers Taylor Headline Virtual Event Providing Actionable Insights for the Post-COVID Workforce NAPERVILLE, Ill.–In a targeted response to the employment crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, DeVry University is hosting an open-access virtual event dedicated to helping students and working professionals refocus and build upon More Info »

Several of Secretary DeVos’ Rethink Higher Education Regulations Take Effect Today as Department Issues New Rule to Protect Religious Liberty, Reform TEACH Grant Program

Contact: Press Office, (202) 401-1576, press@ed.gov WASHINGTON — Several new regulations based on U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos’ Rethink Higher Education agenda take effect today, including rules forged by historic consensus negotiated rulemaking on accreditation and state authorization reform. This comes as the U.S Department of Education publishes today a new regulation, also agreed More Info »

A look at how colleges could benefit from $3B in coronavirus aid for states – Education Dive

Applications for the Governor’s Emergency Education Relief Fund include few concrete details, but they show a focus on bolstering remote instruction. At a time when colleges and universities are reeling from the financial fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic, a $3 billion pot of new federal money to help governors stabilize their education programs could help More Info »

UCSF Pays $1 Million Ransom to Hackers – Inside Higher Ed

The University of California, San Francisco, paid a ransom of $1.14 million to hackers who encrypted and threatened to publish sensitive data stolen from the institution’s School of Medicine. UCSF is one of three universities recently targeted using ransom software known as Netwalker. Michigan State University and Columbia College Chicago were also affected. Michigan State More Info »