Wed.Mar 27, 2024

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Time for Action on Off-Campus Housing

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Want to surprise a college-bound student? Tell them that just 16% of all college students live on campus. Let them know that the high price of rent is one of the leading contributors to student debt, and that nearly one in two undergraduates struggles with housing insecurity while in school. Dr. Sara Goldrick-Rab They’ll probably express concern, wonder why colleges aren’t mentioning this, and get confused when they find little information about affordable off-campus housing on school websites.

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FSA announces ISIR training webinar

College Aid Services

In response to the influx of inquiries regarding ISIR files, Federal Student Aid (FSA) has announced a webinar entitled “2024-25 ISIR Highlights.” Scheduled for Friday, March 29th at 3 PM ET, the webinar will focus on how data is organized within ISIR blocks, new identifiers, and new codes. In addition, FSA will also cover what… More » FSA announces ISIR training webinar The post FSA announces ISIR training webinar first appeared on College Aid Services.

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HBCUs in the Time of Turnover

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Albany State University recently announced its president, Dr. Marion Ross Fedrick, had been appointed executive vice president for administration and chief of staff at Georgia State University, effective July 1. Her departure from the university meant she would step away from her role as president one year before the conclusion of the school’s 2025 strategic plan.

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Why Your Benefit Period Matters: Understanding How Long Disability Insurance Lasts

Student Loan Planner

Long-term disability insurance protects your income if an injury or medical condition prevents you from working for an extended period of time. But how much disability insurance pays and for how long depends on your policy and its benefit period. How do long-term disability benefits work? Long-term disability insurance is a highly customizable financial product,… The post Why Your Benefit Period Matters: Understanding How Long Disability Insurance Lasts appeared first on Student Loan Plann

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Can Brain Science Actually Help Make Your Training & Teaching Stick?

Speaker: Andrew Cohen, Founder & CEO of Brainscape

The instructor’s PPT slides are brilliant. You’ve splurged on the expensive interactive courseware. Student engagement is stellar. So… why are half of your students still forgetting everything they learned in just a matter of weeks? It's likely a matter of cognitive science! With so much material to "teach" these days, we often forget to incorporate key proven principles into our curricula — namely active recall, metacognition, spaced repetition, and interleaving practice.

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HBCUs Continue to Meet Their Mission During Tough Times

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

NEW YORK — Dr. Brandi Waters, senior program manager of AP African American Studies at the College Board, and Dr. Ericka Armstrong Dunbar, professor of history at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, NJ. When Dr. Ericka Armstrong Dunbar first got the call in 2019 to proofread scripts for accuracy in Julian Fellowes’ new series The Gilded Age on HBO, she was surprised.

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ARTURO O’FARRILL

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Arturo O'Farrill Arturo O'Farrill has been appointed as a full professor with tenure at the School of Jazz and Contemporary Music and Mannes School of Music and will serve as the Bill Evans Fellow. The multi-GRAMMY Award-winning artist has also served as a member of the part-time faculty at School of Jazz and Contemporary Music.

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Enrollment Experience Impact Report 2023

Civitas Learning

Learn how the student registration experience impacts student persistence across Civitas Learning partner institutions. The post Enrollment Experience Impact Report 2023 appeared first on Civitas Learning.

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Lanier Named Head Coach of Men’s Basketball at Rice

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Rob Lanier has been named the 26th head men’s basketball coach at Rice University. Rob Lanier “I think great institutions have an identity and an umbrella that the athletic departments and other departments on the campus represent,” said Lanier. “You want (your players) to aspire to something beyond athletics. Well, when you commit to Rice, you’ve already done that.

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Meet Taylor Ricciardi, Therapist

Thrive Alliance Group

March 1 was Employee Appreciation Day! We are celebrating our team members all month long by sharing their stories. Read more about Taylor Ricciardi, Therapist, and how much she enjoys seeing her students grow and flourish. What is your favorite thing about working here? I love collaborating with different staff and working with the kids. What keeps you coming to work each day?

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Unlock Your Future: Discovering the Ideal Career Path at Community College

Community College Review

Explore 10 exciting community college degrees with promising career opportunities! Dive into our analysis of top programs designed to set you on the path to success.