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To assist with the other costs of college besides tuition, the Los Rios Community College District has announced a new $750,000 scholarship for first-year students. Funded by Wells Fargo, SAFE Credit Union, Sutter Health and VSP Global, the scholarship was created as an incentive for students to enroll in college. Photos by Dianne Rose Photography “We just recognize that for our students, there so many other barriers in addition to
Older versions of a software program called Banner, operated by Ellucian, had a vulnerability that allowed hackers to infiltrate collegesâ€™ private records.
PITTSBURGH – Using education and activism to disrupt the school-to-prison pipeline is an ongoing battle that is as fierce as ever, according to speakers on the opening day of the 2019 Summer Educator Forum presented by the Center for Education at the University of Pittsburgh. In panel discussions and breakout sessions Thursday, scholars and other experts in education, criminal justice and restorative justice talked about strategies in line with this
The higher education system in the United States is widely heralded as the best in the world. Students from all over the world come to the U.S. to study. In spite of its stellar reputation, looks can be deceiving. Why? Because only 10% of colleges and universities can be thought of as world-class, 40% are average, and the remaining 50% are laughable. This means that at least half of America’s
California State University's Affordable Learning Solutions initiative has partnered with Lumen Learning to make courseware from the open educational resources provider available to faculty and students across the system.
In a recent survey from the AI in Advancement Advisory Council, nearly a third of advancement professionals reported that they're using artificial intelligence in their work or intend to within the next six months, while the remainder have no plans for using AI applications within the year or deploying or researching AI at all.
Hampshire College has appointed its eighth president, Dr. Edward Wingenbach. . “We welcome Ed to Hampshire — he embodies the many ideals that our students, staff, faculty, and alumni bring to our community,” Board Chairman Luis Hernandez said. “We are ready to support him in our important next steps forward and to work together with a sense of renewal and hope.” Wingenbach spent the last six months as acting president
However, bachelor's degrees continue to pay off in the job market, a benefit that will be key for colleges to communicate to students.
Other politicians have appeared at the North Carolina institution in the past. Under the First Amendment, a free-speech expert says, it couldnâ€™t say no to the president.
Iowa's Buena Vista University is launching a new track within one of its online master's degrees that uses Discovery Education's streaming service and teacher professional learning community.
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