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Despite high interest, continuing education programs are sputtering

University Business

Professional continuing education looked particularly enticing to colleges and universities in the wake of the pandemic and the staggering enrollment numbers that followed.

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Continuing Education Classes – Saturday March 4

College for Creative Study

Due to inclement weather, some continuing education classes will be canceled today, March 4. These will be rescheduled on a class-by-class basis. There are still some classes that will go on as planned. Please see the listing below for details.

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Marketing your university or college’s continuing education programs

Terminalfour

Higher education has an incredible opportunity to court an ever-increasing number of adult learners returning to school to update their skills or change careers altogether. The student demographic has changed.

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State of Continuing Education 2023: A “One College” Mentality to Better Serve Learners | Tuesday, April 25 at 2 PM ET

Confessions of a Community College Dean

In the midst of disruption, Continuing Education divisions are able to help drive institutional transformation. Their ability to adapt and shift quickly is an admirable model that can be applied across the institution.

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Bloomfield College to Merge with Montclair State University

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

According to the statement, Bloomfield students will be able to continue education without interruption without additional costs. And its historic campus will remain and continue to focus on first-generation students.

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Oakton Community College Renamed to Oakton College, Plans to Remain a Community College

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

The school will remain a community college and offer associate degrees, certificates, and adult and continuing education programs, including the State of Illinois High School Diploma and English as a Second Language programs. “We

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Transfer students losing ‘significant’ academic credits - Laura Ascione, eCampus News

Ray Schroeder

Three in 10 college transfer students are losing an alarming number of academic credits upon moving to a new institution, according to a study from UPCEA, an association of adult and continuing education units at colleges and universities, and StraighterLine.

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Black History Month – The Work and Importance of the National Organization of Minority Architects (NOMA)

Clark Nesxen

Conference attendees receive learning opportunities to fulfill continuing education requirements with various seminars and site visits.

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New DEI Certificate at Muhlenberg Joins Others Working Toward Equity

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

said 2020 helped corporations, nonprofits, educational institutions, and government entities see there was crucial work to be done in creating a more just and equitable environment and society. The events of 2020 are still resonating.

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Higher Ed Organizations Press for Dreamer Deal

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

As the lame duck session of Congress continues, educational organizations are lobbying for legislation to protect undocumented Americans who arrived in the country at young ages, known as Dreamers.

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To Weather the Storms of Higher Education, Remember Why You’re There

Supporting Student Success

As you think about those inciting incidents that drew you to higher education, take time to connect with those who have been by your side on your journey. Higher education is heading into the eye of the tornado. Why am I in education? By: Dr. Cali Morrison.

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Hochul Proposes Nearly $7.5B for Higher Ed in FY24

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

The governor has proposed some bold new investments in higher education and a comprehensive approach that will pay dividends for years to come,” he said. “It’s The proposal would also raise tuition at SUNY and CUNY schools, indexed to the Higher Education Price Index or 3%--whichever is less.

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Why higher ed needs to get on board with micro-credentials

University Business

University Professional and Continuing Education Association (UPCEA) and edtech company Collegis partnered for this study, which reflects the opinions of 514 employers from different organizations.

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Dual Enrollment, Multiple Benefits

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

higher education institutions, fall 2022 dual enrollment at two-year colleges grew by 11.5%. Stout, president and CEO of Achieving the Dream, a network of over 300 community colleges working to equitize higher education. On Spanish radio stations near Wenatchee, Wash.,

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Employers Are All In on Microcredentials, Survey Shows

Confessions of a Community College Dean

Ninety-five percent of employers see benefits in their employees accruing microcredentials, according to a new survey from Collegis Education and UPCEA, the association for college and university leaders in online and professional continuing education. “Those that are aware agree that quality can be addressed with greater collaboration between employers and higher education.”

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Cultural awareness is theme of the Ridgewater virtual fall diversity series

Ridgewater College

To fulfill these commitments, the college continues to expand its initiatives each year. Panelists will include: Michael Favor, transformational leader in educational equity and Rosemount school superintendent.

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New study shows student recruitment going virtual fueled by coronavirus fears

Higher Ed Connects: News

Fears of COVID-19, travel restrictions and, in some cases, even shelter-in-place orders are substantially altering the higher education enrollment landscape,” says Gerstmyer. . Thinking Cap Agency find students more likely to attend virtual tours and delay admission.

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Take it From Me…You Need to Figure Out What Comes Next (Part 1)

College Forward

This post will focus on different ideas if you’re thinking about continuing on to a post-secondary academic or training program. . Alternative/Continuing Ed Options: Continuing Education. Post-Grad Education.

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A Student-Centric Approach to Higher Education Marketing in 2022

Blackboard Higher Education

The last year has revealed a demand for flexibility in higher education which will endure well beyond the pandemic. We’ve identified three key higher education recruitment strategies to attract and enroll nontraditional students in this transformed environment.

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College professors face the highest exposure to AI tools, study finds

University Business

If you’re still remotely skeptical about whether the explosive developments in AI will impact higher education, a recent academic study done by researchers from Princeton, New York University and the University of Pennsylvania may finally cause you to embrace the new horizons.

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3 Questions for Kelly Heuer, VP of Learning Experience at edX (a 2U Company)

Confessions of a Community College Dean

Your experience teaching students—or just being an advanced learner yourself—means you might enjoy working as a curriculum manager or learning designer in higher education or adult continuing education.

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How Might Elite Institutions Better Meet the Needs of Underserved Student Populations?

Confessions of a Community College Dean

Georgetown already offers an on-campus version of this program through its School of Continuing Education to a student body that consists of 62 percent students of color and 40 percent military-connected learners. Blog: Higher Ed Gamma.

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Oklahoma cooperative extension service: Family and consumer sciences

EAB

This is in alignment with the University and the College of Education and Human Sciences; both have made public statements declaring intent to be the premiere entities in their respective areas. Interested in the Rising Higher Education Leaders Fellowship?

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Costs and Benefits of Adding 30-units to Accounting Students' Requirements for Licensure as a CPA

Higher Ed Ethics Watch

Recent changes in the laws in many states have moved to a bifurcated system in which students must have 120 credit hours of college education to sit for the CPA exam and 150 credit hours (225 for quarter schools) to be licensed as a CPA. Ethics Education.

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17 Must-Attend & Virtual Higher Education Marketing Conferences for 2023-2024

HEMJ (Higher Ed Marketing Journal)

Higher Ed Marketing Conferences Fuel Innovation and Expand Connections The higher education marketing landscape is evolving quickly, which means digital marketing professionals must work hard to stay on the cutting edge of new technologies and trends. Higher education marketing conferences are a great way to accomplish this. At Archer Education, we’ve seen universities experiment with user-generated content, video marketing, and even virtual reality. Higher Education News

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Why not HE? The reasons those from under-represented backgrounds decide against university

SRHE

Efforts to widen higher education access have tended to focus on the provision of information and supportto those from under-represented backgrounds. Those planning on employmenttalked about the appeal of ‘getting a job’ and wanting to leave full-time education behind. by Neil Raven.

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How can America Encourage College Dropouts to Complete their Degrees

Edu Alliance Journal

Yet nearly 40 million people from the age of 18-64 started higher education and did not complete one degree. According to the Federal Reserve Bank of Saint Louis, the US Civilian Work Force from 25-34 as of June 2022 has the following educational attainment. American higher education overall has 39 million people with Some College, No Credential (SCNC) as of July 2020 according to the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center. Attendance at educational conferences (51%).

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Microcredentials confuse employers, colleges and learners

Confessions of a Community College Dean

By one count, the United States is home to more than one million unique educational credentials, which represents a more than threefold increase since 2018. Image: Reskilling. Upskilling. Certificates. Certifications. Badges. Licenses. Microcredentials. Alternative credentials.

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Teachers as Transformers

Confessions of a Community College Dean

To better understand how higher education got to where it is today, you might read Harvey J. Graff’s “ Lessons from the 1960s ,” a brief essay that looks back to that fateful and contentious decade for ideas about how we might reinvent higher education for the 21 st century.