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Six Undergraduates Receive First-Ever Cal State Black Student Success Scholarship

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Six individuals have been recognized in The California State University’s (CSU) first-ever Black Student Success Scholarship Program. Dr. Mildred García “It is my great honor to award the inaugural Black Student Success Scholarship to six extraordinary students who have demonstrated their passion for supporting the Black community in service beyond the classroom,” said Dr.

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Symplicity Recruit Introduces the Talent Engagement Dashboard

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We’re excited to announce the release of our latest product enhancement, the Talent Engagement dashboard! University recruiting teams will have access to more insights than ever before, empowering them to make the best data-driven recruiting decisions.

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Northwestern Appoints Gragg to Vice President for Athletic Strategy

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Dr. Derrick Gragg has been named vice president for athletic strategy at Northwestern University, a newly created position for the oversight of the university’s athletics strategy. Dr. Derrick Gragg “I am looking forward to my new role amid this new era for college athletics, and I am committed to ensuring that Northwestern’s tradition of excellence, on and off the field, continues,” said Gragg.

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Latest Requirements for Ability to Benefit, Eligible Career Pathway Programs

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The Department has released a detailed outline of the latest changes to the Ability to Benefit (ATB) regulations and Eligible Career Pathway Program for students without a high school diploma that want to apply for Title IV aid. The letter includes a number of topics such as instructions on how to enroll in these programs,… More » Latest Requirements for Ability to Benefit, Eligible Career Pathway Programs The post Latest Requirements for Ability to Benefit, Eligible Career Pathway Program

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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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JEFFRIANNE WILDER

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Dr. Jeffrianne Wilder Jeffrianne Wilder has been named executive director of the Oberlin Center for Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion at Oberlin College and Conservatory. She served as director of the Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnic Relations at the University of North Florida. Wilder, a graduate of Allegheny College, holds a master’s in sociology from Cleveland State University and a Ph.D. in sociology from the University of Florida.

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Red Lake Nation College Breaks New Ground in Urban Setting

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Humility. Truth. Courage. Honesty. Respect. Love. Wisdom. Those are the seven Ojibwe values that guide all instruction at Red Lake Nation College (RLNC), a two-year Tribal College and University (TCU) in Red Lake, Minnesota. Like most TCUs, RLNC is dedicated to the preservation of Native culture, language, and sovereignty, and their campus sits within the boundaries of a reservation.

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New Poll Shows Split Opinions on Biden’s Student Loan Forgiveness Efforts

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Americans are divided on President Biden’s efforts to enact student loan forgiveness, according to a new survey released this week. The poll was conducted by the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research and the University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy. Biden’s campaign promises and achievements In the 2020 campaign, Biden promised widespread… The post New Poll Shows Split Opinions on Biden’s Student Loan Forgiveness Efforts appeared first on Student Loan Planner

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WADE DERDEN

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Dr. Wade Derden Wade Derden has been named president of National Park College. He served as the president of the Arkansas Community College’s Board of Directors. Derden holds a bachelor’s degree in history from Hendrix College as well as a Master of Arts degree and a Ph.D. in public policy from the University of Arkansas.

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Borrowers Win with IDR Adjustment and CFPB Ruling, But SAVE Plan Under Threat

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The Biden administration has approved at least $167 billion in student loan forgiveness for millions of borrowers. More relief is coming — but the scope of that relief may depend in part on the outcomes of multiple legal challenges, all at various stages of the litigation process. Several major updates to key challenges have occurred… The post Borrowers Win with IDR Adjustment and CFPB Ruling, But SAVE Plan Under Threat appeared first on Student Loan Planner.