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Aviation Institute of Maintenance Students Take First Place at Annual Aerospace Maintenance Competition

Students from the Aviation Institute of Maintenance (AIM) won first place in the School Category at the recent Aerospace Maintenance Competition, presented by the Aerospace Maintenance Council in Orlando, Fla. on April 9-12, 2018. Students from the Aviation Institute of Maintenance (AIM) won first place in the School Category at the recent Aerospace Maintenance Competition, More Info »

‘Lots of models for undergrad’ are necessary to meet demands of today’s learners – Education Dive

Dive Brief: Higher education institutions have adapted to the needs of today’s students by offering online options, focusing on retention rates and allowing those with skills to demonstrate and gain credit for their competencies. Even with those changes, however, traditional institutions are not keeping up with the “talent lifecycle,” Lisa Wardell, president and CEO of More Info »

Ivy Tech Community College, American College of Education sign health sciences transfer agreement – Ivy Tech Community College

Ivy Tech Community College and American College of Education (ACE) have signed a transfer agreement for Ivy Tech’s associate of science and associate of applied science degrees in the School of Health Sciences, to American College of Education’s Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Administration. As a result, students who earn the associate degree can move More Info »

Adults Reconnect in Tenn. – Inside Higher Ed

Tennessee expands tuition-free scholarship beyond traditional-age students — as other states follow suit — and gets a larger than anticipated response from adult workers. When Tennessee launched its free community college program four years ago, some questioned why recent high school graduates were the only ones to benefit. Then last year, Bill Haslam, the state’s More Info »

School Owner Pleads Guilty to $2 Million Bribery Scheme Involving VA Program for Disabled Military Veterans – Imperial Valley News

The owner of Atius Technology Institute (“Atius”), a privately owned, non-accredited school specializing in information technology courses, pleaded guilty today to bribing a public official at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) in exchange for the public official’s facilitation of over $2 million in payments that were supposed to be dedicated to providing vocational More Info »

The PROSPER Act: “prepares students to achieve their life and career goals…” – E&W Blog

The Committee on Education and the Workforce received the following letter from Rebuilding America’s Middle Class (RAMC) Board Chair and Dallas County Community College District Chancellor praising the PROSPER Act. Here is what Joe May had to say: Dear Chairwoman Foxx, On behalf of Rebuilding America’s Middle Class (RAMC), a coalition of community colleges, I More Info »