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How universities and employers can both fill Canada’s labor shortages — University Affairs

The economy needs more human skills. Universities and employers have the opportunity to take steps to address this issue. In Lost Opportunities: Measuring the Unrealized Value of Job Vacancies in Canada (March 2022), the Conference Board of Canada writes: “We estimate that the unrealized value of job vacancies in the Canadian economy was $25 billion […]

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How Shared Leadership Worked at 3 Universities and How It Can Help Your College |

Cross-departmental decision-making can build trust and cohesion on campus while breaking down silos. Adobe Stock In early 2020, the University of Richmond was hit with three separate instances of racially hateful messaging targeting students, sparking outrage on campus and fueling “We Want Justice” chants during a football game. basketball a few days later. While former […]

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Here’s why public university professors are protesting against HEC

Faculty members representing nearly 200 public universities staged a sit-in in front of the Higher Education Commission (HEC)Twitter: @APUBTA_Official Paris has the Eiffel Tower, Rome has the Colosseum, Karachi has the Quaid Mausoleum and Islamabad has protest sit-ins in D-chowk and government offices – no visit to these cities is complete without witnessing their main […]

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The Great Read in a Nutshell: Are S’pore Universities Agile Enough to Stay Relevant?

SINGAPORE — Long before Covid-19 made online education a necessity as people around the world sought to minimize face-to-face interactions, platforms offering online courses with open access via the internet or Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) as they are called, are already in full swing. In fact, the New York Times declared ten years ago […]

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Top 10 Universities to Pursue M.Sc. in Business Analytics in 2022

Top 10 Universities to Pursue M.Sc. in Business Analytics in 2022 by Sayantani Sanyal March 11, 2022 Business analytics is becoming increasingly crucial as companies strive to provide the best services The notion of business analysis is implemented in most major global enterprises, especially in startups, where business owners want to exploit all the benefits […]

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Other universities may follow Tartu’s lead in banning Russian students | News

A total of 440 students who are citizens of the Russian Federation are studying at Estonian higher education institutions, AK reported, joined by 50 students from Belarus. Hendrik Voll, vice-rector for studies at Tallinn University of Technology (TalTech), told AK that the position of Estonian universities tends to be to act in the same direction. […]

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Deputy Alan Farrell raises the need for a Swords Third Level Education and Training Facility in Dáil

A Fine Gael Fingal TD has called for a third tier teaching institute for Swords, ‘to unlock skills and take Ireland into the next decade’. MP Alan Farrell was speaking to the Dáil recently, when he called for a third level college for Fingal county town. Deputy Farrell said there was a “clear deficiency” in […]

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New books allege Chinese communist influence sullies US universities

The Chinese Communist Party is corrupting American higher education, claim two new books. Red-handed: How America’s elites get rich helping China win, by Peter Schweizer, reports that Chinese donations to the University of Pennsylvania soared after Joe Biden set up a center there. Biden worked at the center after serving as vice president of the […]

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Sharp rise in number of universities in deficit, report says

The number of funding-short universities has risen sharply in recent years, with experts warning that students need to know if their course offers good value for money. In 2019/20, almost a third – 32% – of universities had an in-year deficit, compared to just 5% in 2015/16. The National Audit Office (NAO) found that 20 […]

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UK universities brace for impact of Russia sanctions | The universities

Researchers at British universities are bracing for sanctions affecting science partnerships with Russia, including in climate science and space research, as the government seeks to insulate Vladimir Putin from invading Ukraine. Simon Marginson, a higher education professor at Oxford University, said most academics would support a research boycott with heavy hearts and concerns for their […]

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Tuition-Free CIHR Associate Degrees Available for Treasure Coast Graduates 2022

FORT PIERCE — In the post-pandemic world, about 1 million fewer students across the country are enrolled in colleges today than a year or two ago, Indian River State College President Timothy Moore said Thursday. It’s a driving factor behind CIHR’s new “Promise” program, which will provide tuition-free associate’s degrees to public and charter high […]

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Board: 3 public schools will merge with Commonwealth University | PA power and politics

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Three public universities in Pennsylvania will soon be known as the Consolidated Commonwealth University of Pennsylvania after a vote by the state system’s Board of Governors on Wednesday. The board voted unanimously to make the change involving the universities of Bloomsburg, Lock Haven and Mansfield, although those old names are still […]

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Board votes to merge 3 public schools into Commonwealth Univ.

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Three public universities in Pennsylvania will soon be known as the Consolidated Commonwealth University of Pennsylvania after a vote by the state system’s Board of Governors on Wednesday. The board voted unanimously to make the change involving the universities of Bloomsburg, Lock Haven and Mansfield, although those old names are still […]

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House may consider funding state universities based on graduate salaries | News

JEFFERSON CITY — State funding for public universities and colleges would be tied to the salaries and professional status of their alumni under a bill introduced Monday in a House committee. House Bill 2602 is called the “College Workforce Readiness Act” for four-year universities and the “Two-Year Workforce Readiness Act” for community colleges. The bill […]

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UM tops public universities for Fulbrights

University of Michigan students and scholars have been offered 25 Fulbright scholarships for the 2021-22 academic year. The university is among the most productive institutions in the country. The grants, one of the US government’s most prestigious awards, were offered to fund the research of 18 students – the most among public universities – and […]

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Brookdale’s MoU with Africa Universities Fund will bring tuition to Nigeria

Brookdale Community College is going global. Earlier this week, Brookdale officials signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the African Universities Fund that will expand Brookdale’s educational offerings and training opportunities to a global audience. “We are thrilled to be able to bring Brookdale Community College’s education to the world,” said Brookdale Community College President David […]

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Reforms should hit exploitative universities rather than poor students

Illustration by Otto Dettmer/Ikon Images. Is it morally justifiable to ban teenagers who do poorly in their GCSEs from going to university? Judging by the response to the government’s proposal to do just that, absolutely not. The backlash from reports on Wednesday February 23 that pupils who do not achieve a Year 4 (equivalent to […]

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Are digital universities the way forward?

The 42nd amendment of the constitution of India added education including technical, medical and academic in the concurrent list of the seventh schedule. Pursuant to this and other provisions, the Union as well as the state governments administer the higher education system in India. According to the data available on the UGC website, there are […]

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Students from top universities demand divestment

They organized rallies and demonstrations. They implored their institutions on social media to give up their lucrative fossil fuel holdings. They held press conferences, staged walkouts and accused directors of complicity with Big Oil. They held signs, distributed petitions and broke up college football games. But now, students at top universities across the United States […]

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Drag the rags in the universities

Ragging in universities has been discussed as an equalizer that brings students from all backgrounds to an equal platform. So some think that a little bit of a falling out doesn’t hurt unless it gets out of hand and gets violent. Sri Lanka has seen many deaths from gagging and several universities have been at […]

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When Universities Search Student Therapy Records

Jhe charges leveled this week against Harvard University — essentially, that it failed to protect students from a predatory professor — sound suspiciously like a bad replay. Here’s how the story unfolds: A valuable higher education product (eg, John Comaroff) is recruited from one institution to another (eg, Harvard). The new institution ignores warnings that […]

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The public does not credit universities for advances against COVID-19

According to a global survey, less than half of the general public in six developed countries believe that universities have played an important role in helping the world through the COVID-19 pandemic. While the success of academic science in developing vaccines, treatments and strategies to fight the virus has saved countless lives, the results of […]

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Leading universities in Australia and the UK have set out plans for closer ties following the free trade deal

Top research universities in the UK and Australia are joining forces to find new ways to conduct innovative research, increase trade, investment and boost the economies of both countries. In a joint letter sent to the Australian and UK Foreign and Trade Ministers, the Chairs of the Group of Eight (Go8) and the Russell Group, […]

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A Breakdown of LSU’s Deferred Maintenance Needs Compared to Eight Louisiana Universities | News

Note: Louisiana lawmakers will decide what to do with a large excess of cash available to the state during the next legislative session in March. Prior to the session, The Reveille dedicates a series of stories to LSU’s infrastructure. It is the fifth story in the ongoing series. Whichever way you slice it, LSU has […]

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Internal bill requiring colleges and universities to change accreditation raises questions

Republicans say they’re just trying to give colleges and universities more options when it comes to finding an accrediting agency; but others see something much more insidious: an effort to break the influence of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, which has repeatedly snubbed the efforts of state politicians to influence the outcomes of […]

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Government panel to submit plan for overseas campuses of Indian universities by March 17

A 16-member panel has been set up by the union government to plan the establishment of Indian university campuses abroad. The objective of the formation of the body is to prepare a plan to enable foreign campuses of Indian universities. The committee has until March 17 to submit a framework for higher education institutions to […]

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Afghan universities reopen with strict rules for female students | Afghanistan

Public universities in Afghanistan’s Kandahar and Helmand provinces have reopened after being closed for nearly nine months, with some female students rejoining classes. Despite pleas from education activists and students, universities and high schools across Afghanistan remained closed after their usual summer break when the Taliban came to power. High schools have since reopened, but […]

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Taliban reopen universities for Afghan women in 6 provinces

Tameem Akhgar, Associated Press Posted Wednesday, February 2, 2022 2:48 PM EST ISLAMABAD (AP) – The taliban announced on Wednesday that they had reopened public universities for female students in six of Afghanistan’s 34 provinces, a move marking a major concession to international demands from the country’s […]

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Universities must change or lose their place to alternative education providers, says OECD education chief

In the third of a four-part series on the changing role of universities, OECD education chief Andreas Schleicher talks to Straits Times senior education correspondent Sandra Davie , on how universities need to evolve to stay relevant. For some time people have questioned the value of universities. The challenge has become more difficult over the […]

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Students at 68 UK universities would be affected

More than one million students on 68 UK university campuses would be affected by a 10-day university strike from February 14, 2022, University and College Union (UCU) has announced. This follows disputes between university staff over pensions, wages and working conditions. The UCU said the university strikes are a ‘fight for the future of higher […]

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South Africa: Media Statement – Sol Plaatje University is a model for future universities, says committee chair

The Chair of the Higher Education, Science and Technology Portfolio Committee, Ms Nompendulo Mkhatshwa, said Sol Plaatje University (SPU) is a model that could be used for future South African universities. The committee visited SPU as part of its week-long monitoring visit to higher education institutions in the Northern Cape. It assesses readiness for the […]

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Against the dangerous reopening of universities! Students and young people must fight against the pandemic!

This statement will be distributed by members of the International Youth and Student Club for Social Equality (IYSSE) to students and young people across Australia as universities resume for the 2022 academic year. The start of 2022 has confronted young people across Australia with the cruel reality of the criminal policies of the ruling elite […]

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Requests for Superintendent of Public Schools Keep Rolling In | 307 Politics

Eight new nominations for the position of superintendent of public schools have been submitted to the Republican State Central Committee, bringing the total number of nominees to 12. The position of state superintendent, an official usually elected by the people of Wyoming, is vacant because Jillian Balow, the former superintendent, resigned earlier this month to […]

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American universities are reworking their courses and their business models too

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is presenting an immersive VR experience called “The Enemy” through its Media Lab. It invites the visitor to discover firsthand, through 360-degree imagery, the testimony of soldiers on both sides of the conflicts. In Canada, the McGill Symphony Orchestra is virtually bringing together musicians for rehearsals and has completely […]

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The 20 best private colleges and universities, ranked by tuition

Without financial aid, scholarships or wealthy benefactors like great expectations‘s Magwitch to foot the bill, a four-year degree from a prestigious private institution could cost you tens or even hundreds of thousands of dollars. But in the list of best colleges and universities, the prices vary a bit. To identify these monetary differences, digital marketing […]

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Allegations of sexual misconduct were investigated at the universities of Abertay and Dundee

Dundee and Abertay universities have investigated a total of twenty-five allegations of sexual misconduct over the past five years. The figures were part of national statistics which showed nearly 400 sexual misconduct charges had been made at Scottish universities since the 2016/17 academic year. The highest number was made at the University of Edinburgh where […]

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Universities pledge to end use of nondisclosure agreements

Victims of sexual harassment at universities should no longer be silenced by non-disclosure agreements (NDAs), in a new commitment backed by government, universities and activists. Today, six university vice-chancellors invited to attend the launch signed a pledge promising not to use NDAs to address complaints of sexual misconduct, bullying and other forms of harassment – […]

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No, Scottish universities have not severed ties with Stonewall, despite ‘misleading’ reports

Students and campaigners have expressed disappointment and frustration at the way two major newspapers covered the news that four Scottish universities were not applying for the Stonewall Workplace Equality Index this year. Stonewall’s Equality at Work Index is a ranking of the best employers for LGBT+ inclusion in the UK. Each year, many organizations – […]

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China looks to universities to lead development in its Midwest

China is seeking to boost development in its lagging Midwest by funding a significant expansion of the region’s higher education system. The Ministry of Education encourages universities in central and western China to help establish new institutions focusing on modern industries, future technologies, smart agriculture and public health. Well-established universities in cities such as Xi’an, […]

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CHED: At least 126 universities on academic break

123 other universities will go on school holidays CHED President Prospero De Vera answers questions during an interview with the ANC, October 22, 2018. ANC/File Screenshot MANILA – The Commission for Higher Education (CHED) said on Thursday that there is no need for it to declare a national university because some universities have taken the […]

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Colleges and universities in India have enormous potential for fostering innovation: Union Minister

The Minister said that the vision of “AatmaNirbhar Bharat” can be realized through a supportive ecosystem, dedication and efforts of our innovators and entrepreneurs. (Representative image) Our higher education institutions have enormous potential to serve as catalysts in India’s innovation and startup ecosystem, said Rajkumar Ranjan Singh, Union Minister of State for Education. PTI New […]

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Here’s what California state schools would do with the proposed state budget

Governor Gavin Newsom’s $286 billion spending plan proposes to allocate $21.8 billion to higher education, including the University of California, Cal State University and California Community Colleges. The 23-campus CSU and 10-campus UC systems would both get five years of 5% annual funding increases under Newsom’s proposed budget, which the governor introduced this week, on […]

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Here’s what Cal State schools would do with the proposed state budget – Daily News

Governor Gavin Newsom’s $ 286 billion spending plan proposes to allocate $ 21.8 billion to higher education, including the University of California, Cal State University and California Community Colleges. The 23-campus CSU and 10-campus UC systems would both get five years of a 5% annual funding increase under Newsom’s proposed budget, which the governor introduced […]

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Colorado universities impose COVID-19 booster shots amid omicron outbreak

Colorado public universities are stepping up protection against pandemics by requiring COVID-19 booster vaccinations for students and staff before resuming in-person learning this month. Campus administrators at the University of Colorado at Boulder, Colorado State University at Fort Collins and Western Colorado University at Gunnison said on Tuesday they made the decisions in response to […]

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State school districts and universities develop strategy to curb rapid spread of covid-19

Arkansas school systems continue to grapple with widespread illness and quarantines of covid-19 among employees and students, with several schools and entire districts turning to the use of distance learning for one or more of the next few days. State universities, as they enter their spring semesters, are also monitoring covid-19 numbers and reviewing strategies […]

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Here’s what California state schools would do with the proposed state budget – Daily Breeze

Governor Gavin Newsom $286 billion spending plan proposes to allocate $21.8 billion to higher education, including the University of California, Cal State University and California Community Colleges. The 23-campus CSU and 10-campus UC systems would both get five years of 5% annual funding increases under Newsom’s proposed budget, which the governor introduced this week, on […]

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Here’s what Cal State schools would do with the proposed state budget – San Bernardino Sun

Governor Gavin Newsom $286 billion spending plan proposes to allocate $21.8 billion to higher education, including the University of California, Cal State University and California Community Colleges. The 23-campus CSU and 10-campus UC systems would both get five years of 5% annual funding increases under Newsom’s proposed budget, which the governor introduced this week, on […]

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Here’s what Cal State schools would do with the proposed state budget – Press Enterprise

Governor Gavin Newsom $286 billion spending plan proposes to allocate $21.8 billion to higher education, including the University of California, Cal State University and California Community Colleges. The 23-campus CSU and 10-campus UC systems would both get five years of 5% annual funding increases under Newsom’s proposed budget, which the governor introduced this week, on […]

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Universities Consider Navigation During Pandemic

DELMARVA – In March 2020, students, professors and professors returned home for spring break, unaware that their lifestyle in higher education was about to change. “Things changed over Spring Break 2020 and it became clear that we were going to have to change the way we deliver our program,” Delaware State University spokesperson Carlos Holmes […]

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Socorro ISD’s first colleges celebrate students who received diplomas associated with stolen ceremonies

More than 140 students from Socorro’s ISD early high school programs celebrated their milestone achievement in earning an associate degree while still in high school with special ceremonies throughout the month of December. Mission Early College High School, Rams Early College at Montwood High School, Socorro Early College at Socorro High School and Trailblazers Early […]

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UMD and two other public schools receive $ 3M grant to increase diversity in campus leaders

The University of Maryland, along with two other higher education institutions in the state, received a $ 3 million grant for an initiative to increase diversity in college leadership. “Breaking the MOLD” is a joint project between the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Morgan State University and this university to create a pipeline for under-represented […]

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Lahainaluna’s Class of 2026 Can Get Free University Associate Degree Through New Program | News, Sports, Jobs

LAHAINA – Lahainaluna High School is embarking on a new journey starting with the class of 2026. LHS will be the first high school in Maui to have an early college degree research program. Students will be able to earn their high school diploma and university associate degree when they graduate from Lahainaluna High School. […]

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Two OCA students obtain associate degrees

Of them Odessa Collegiate Academy students have achieved high school graduation and associate’s degree milestones. Shaily Brant, 18, and Jason Lambert, 15, will take part in Odessa College Scheduled to start at 6 p.m. on December 10 and at 10 a.m. on December 11 in the main gymnasium of the OC Sports Center. About 300 […]

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Best Online Computer Science Associate Degrees 2021: Top Picks

An associate’s degree in computer science is the foundation for developing computational skills. Computer science is the study of computers and computational theory. From scanning barcodes to monitoring activity and health, computers play an essential role. CS has a range of traditional and emerging opportunities that include artificial intelligence and cybersecurity. Industry professionals are in […]

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Public schools have yet to act on the vaccine executive order

About $120 million in federal contracts from the University of Arkansas system “could be subject” to an executive order from President Joe Biden that imposes covid-19 vaccination requirements on contractors, an official said Wednesday. UA system spokesperson. But so far, neither the UA system nor other large public universities in Arkansas have taken steps to […]

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Types of Associate Degrees | SNHU

Whether you’re looking for a new career or returning to school after years in the workforce, understanding the types of associate degrees available is an important first step on your path to higher education. Earning an associate degree can increase your earning potential, reduce your risk of unemployment, and help you pursue higher education. “For […]

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Despite tuition freezes and strong local economies, Pennsylvania public schools are seeing enrollment drag

PENNSYLVANIA (WHTM) — From Shippensburg to Millersville University and a dozen campuses in between, enrollment numbers at public universities in Pennsylvania are falling. Officials say it’s happening in many states right now — and unsurprisingly, they’re blaming COVID. “It’s because of the pandemic. A lot of students who were thinking about college at the time […]

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Minnesota State Schools Offer Opportunity to Apply for Free | Community

Students considering their higher education options can apply for admission to any of Minnesota’s 30 state colleges and seven universities without paying an undergraduate application fee for all or part of October under the Minnesota State Week and College Knowledge Month promotions. “With more than 3,800 extraordinary academic programs delivered in-person, online or in hybrid […]

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Mississippi senators announce $1.7 million in education grants for state schools

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker and Cindy Hyde-Smith and U.S. Congressman Michael Guest announced Thursday the awarding of U.S. Department of Education grants totaling more than $1.7 million to the Southwest Mississippi Community College, Alcorn State University and Jackson State University. SMCC received an initial grant of $592,000 under the Predominantly Black Institutions […]

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UF and FIU shine among Florida public schools ranked by US News

The University of Florida on Monday became the first in the Sunshine State to rank among the top five public universities in the nation, according to a widely watched national ranking of higher education. US News & World Report, an online magazine that has published lists of America’s top colleges and universities since the mid-1980s, […]

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KU Announces Affiliate College Admissions for Two-Year Associate Degrees

Taking a U-turn on the two-year degree program, the University of Karachi (KU) on Friday announced the admission schedule for the two-year associate degree program in its affiliated colleges. After approving the policy, KU’s Academic Council recently changed the nomenclature of its two-year BA, BSc, and BCom programs as Associate of Arts Degree, Associate of […]

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Pueblo Prisoners Earn Associate’s Degrees With Second Chance Program

When Demitrius Herron arrived at the Young Offender System almost six years ago he was determined to spend his time behind bars to get a degree, but was told there was no chance he could because of curricula cuts . On Wednesday, Herron was among nine students at LaVista Youth Prison and Women’s Prison who […]

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California State Schools to Give Students iPads to Bridge the Digital Divide

Eight California State University campuses will offer Apple iPads to freshmen and transfer students, a technology initiative intended to help bridge the digital divide as students seek more online courses in the largest university system of four years of the country. By providing an essential tool without further straining student finances, university leaders hope the […]

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Students earn associate degrees from Killeen ISD

KILLEEN, Texas – In 2015, the Killeen Independent School District and Central Texas College partnered to open the first Early College High School in the Killeen, Fort Hood area. Students of Early College High School have the option to leave high school with associate’s degrees and attend college debt-free. Almost 400 students have received their […]

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Tom Horne announces candidacy for Superintendent of Public Schools

Former public schools chief Tom Horne is jostling for his old post, rekindling themes of “ethnic chauvinism” and academic rigor that were hallmarks of his previous terms. “When I was superintendent of public instruction, my focus was on academic achievement,” Horne said at a press conference Thursday announcing his candidacy. “I was a crusader against […]

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Vincennes University Partners with Purdue to Provide Associate Degrees and Cybersecurity Certificate for Apprenticeship Program

VINCENNES and WEST LAFAYETTE, India – University of Vincennes announced a partnership with Purdue University Online Learning Program (P-CAP) to provide two online associate degree programs and an online cybersecurity certificate for students enrolled in Purdue’s innovative learning program. Vincennes is the only university offering the possibility of obtaining cumulative study programs at the level […]

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Drake University will offer two-year associate degrees at a new college

A new college at Drake University will offer two-year associate degrees in multiple disciplines in an effort to expand access to higher education in central Iowa. John Dee Bright College will aim to welcome “a diverse range of students who often have not seen Drake as their potential college,” Drake President Marty Martin said Tuesday. […]

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What is the value of certificates and associated degrees? |

Black and Latino students remain overrepresented in certificate and associate degree programs A new study sheds light on the earning potential of associate degree and certificate holders, such as these 2015 graduates of Howard Community College in Maryland. The future earnings of associate degree and certificate holders are closely tied to certain fields of study […]

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UW-Baraboo will offer two new associate degrees | Education

Students at the University of Baraboo campus will have two new degrees they can pursue starting this fall, effect of the merger with the University of Wisconsin-Platteville. The two-year associate degrees, one in food and agriculture and the other in business administration, will be offered at UW-Platteville Baraboo Sauk County and UW-Platteville Richland. Baraboo campus […]

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Community colleges rely too heavily on low-value associate degrees that don’t lead to a transfer (opinion)

A new shopping center was recently inaugurated in my city. I took my 9 year old son, Hal, to the opening, and he was impressed by the giant scissors the promoter and the mayor jointly wielded to cut the ribbon. Hal asked if we could get a pair of giant scissors. I said no, although […]

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Private universities divide into associate degrees

There are not many private two-year colleges in the country. Nearly 200 offer associate’s degree programs despite the overwhelming prevalence of public community colleges, but at least two private universities are growing in this area. The University of St. Thomas in Minnesota is launching a two-year college for low-income students, while Yeshiva University in New […]

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Weigh the Pros and Cons of Associate Degrees at Universities in the Arab Region | Best Universities in the Arab Region

Middle Eastern students who are not yet ready to commit to a four-year university program need not worry – they have options. Universities in the Arab region offer many associate degrees, certificates and diplomas for students, including those considering overseas options, to begin their foray into higher education. But there are some things prospective students […]

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Transferable Associate Degrees – JMU

A student who meets JMU’s admissions criteria and has earned an Associate’s degree will be given more consideration for admission than a student who does not earn an Associate’s degree. The list below shows associate degrees that have been approved by JMU to meet JMU’s general education requirements. General education is JMU’s core curriculum (41 […]

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UT Austin leads nationwide effort to help transfer students earn associate degrees

AUSTIN, Texas — Nearly 270,000 Texans could be eligible to receive associate degrees for courses they took through Reverse Transfer, the first nationwide service to retroactively award degrees to students after they transfer to a four-year university. years. This collaborative initiative is led by the University of Texas at Austin with other leading universities and […]

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Associate degrees on the rise at 4-year institutions

A student works in the laboratory at the University of Maryland Institute of Applied Agriculture, College Park.In recent years, higher education has been quietly transformed, economic factors and social and political forces have combined to change the landscape. From the 2001-2002 to 2011-2012 academic year, the number of associate degrees awarded increased by 71%, while […]