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Federal Student Aid Reaches Settlement on Student Aid Eligibility Violations

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

It relates to violations of the “ability-to-benefit” test regulations that govern eligibility to receive federal student aid for students without a high school diploma or GED equivalent.

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Achieving the Dream Convening Highlights Student Success

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

ORLANDO— Achieving the Dream (ATD), the national reform network of more than 300 community colleges committed to increasing student success, kicked off its annual convening this week showcasing the powerful narrative of its member institutions. Truman College and Richard J. Embedded in its work is a concentrated focus on equity and inclusion.

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New Ways to Support Community College Student Health

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

A widespread health crisis is undermining American community colleges, with many current and potential students exhibit high rates of anxiety, depression, substance abuse, suicidal ideation, food insecurity, and more. The challenges predate the pandemic but were exacerbated by it.

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Recruiters, Students Differ on New Grad Career Readiness

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

National Association of Colleges and Employers New grads and employers agree on what student proficiencies are necessary — graduating seniors ranked communication, critical thinking, and teamwork as the three most important competencies for a job candidate to develop to be considered career ready on a 2023 NACE student survey.

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

Speaker: Andrew Cohen, Founder & CEO of Brainscape

Student engagement is stellar. So… why are half of your students still forgetting everything they learned in just a matter of weeks? Whether you are an L&D expert, an educator, or an administrator, and regardless of the school or professional demographic you're targeting, your students and trainees will see immediate benefits!

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Creating Safe Spaces for Black Students

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

For Dr. Lauren Christine Mims, few challenges are more important in public education than creating spaces for Black students to flourish and thrive. Colleagues and students hail Mims for shifting the focus away from viewing Black students, parents, and families through a deficit lens.

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Western Wyoming Expands Support for Rural, Working Students

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Western Wyoming Community College has launched a new partnership to provide students with immediate access to teletherapy. Amy Galley The college, a public community college serving nearly 3,000 students across a rural and remote five-county region, selected Boston-based Uwill to increase its existing counseling capabilities for all students.