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Badges May Provide Job Credentials For College Graduates

The Chronicle of Higher Education reports that there has been a movement for badges and other forms of “microcredentials” to ready students for jobs.

03/18/2015

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Small Colleges Creating New Marketing Plans

Small colleges that have seen enrollment drop in recent years must try new ways to attract students.

03/09/2015

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College Advising Corps Making A Difference For Disadvantaged Students

The Chronicle of Higher Education has published its 2014 Influence List and Nicole Hurd made it.

12/29/2014

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‘River Of Booze’ Paints Troubling Picture Of College Life

An article in The Chronicle Of Higher Education describes the prevalence of drugs, alcohol and sexual violence on campus.

12/08/2014

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International Student Numbers Continue To Grow

The number of international students continues to grow with the biggest influx from China.

11/25/2014

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Goucher Makes Bold Change To College Admissions Process

Goucher is the first college accepting a self-produced video instead of test scores and high-school transcripts.

10/01/2014

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For College Students, Four Years Is No Longer The Norm

Many freshmen starting school this year say they have a plan to make sure they graduate before 2020.

09/23/2014

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Study Suggests College Courses May Be Old School

A new report out of MIT suggests matching modules rather than locking students into 12-week university courses may be a way to change college education.

09/01/2014

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College Campus Of The Future Focuses On Technology And Flexibility

Think of a college campus – classrooms, libraries, faculty offices. No more! A college of the future being built now in New York is intended to change with the technological times.

08/26/2014

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Students In Overseas Health Programs Not Prepared To Treat Patients

Students going overseas for health-related programs are performing examinations and delivering babies, putting their colleges at risk of legal liability.

07/07/2014

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Villanova Dorm Access Goes Hi-Tech

Villanova is installing an online system in all residence halls that will allow students to control access to both inside and exterior doors using their smartphones.

05/28/2014

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Even Changed SAT May Not Be Best Measure Of College Success

The new SAT will be more relevant and mirrors students’ work in college, not deep algebra and obscure words – but it still may not be the best indicator of college success.

05/14/2014

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College Success For Veterans

Data from veterans who used education benefits from the post 9/11 G.I. Bill seem to graduate with rates comparable to their non-veteran peers.

04/15/2014

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University Provides Landing Pad For Helicopter Parents

At MyUTMartinParent Portal, parents can see what courses their offspring are taking, if they’re missing classes, and midterm and final grades.

03/24/2014

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Public School Notebook Addresses Challenge Of Keeping Kids In School

The February issue of The Public School Notebook is devoted to the challenges educators face in keeping kids in school.

03/11/2014

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