University Business

Higher ed tech developers give K12 teachers new insights
Posted on Thursday September 27, 2018

When edtech developers at Carnegie Mellon University in Pennsylvania asked K12 teachers to wish for a superpower, the teachers imagined student data hovering in midair. Smart glasses can now provide that feedback. 

CUNY Service Corps’ Puerto Rico program
Posted on Thursday September 27, 2018

A closer look at the CUNY Service Corps’ Puerto Rico program

3 ways colleges can motivate students to serve
Posted on Thursday September 27, 2018

Philanthropic and community initiatives give students the chance to gain credits along with invaluable experience. Here are three ideas institutions can adopt to encourage such efforts.

Institutions bring retirement living to campus
Posted on Wednesday September 26, 2018

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Multigenerational campuses are growing. How Lasell College in Massachusetts and Purchase College in New York are opening up retirement communities to lure lifelong learners and provide fixed revenue streams.

College acceptance offers: You’re in—under these conditions
Posted on Tuesday September 25, 2018

Higher ed institutions tap into the trend of offering conditional admissions—opening up possibilities for less prepared students and maintaining enrollment

Higher ed institutions tap into the trend of offering conditional admissions—opening up possibilities for less prepared students and maintaining enrollment.

3 big steps on the road to college safety
Posted on Monday September 24, 2018

What campus leaders need to know about floor plans, 911 and law enforcement relationships

What campus leaders need to know about floor plans, 911 and law enforcement relationships when building a college safety plan.

We need a GI Bill for cyberskills at the college level
Posted on Friday September 21, 2018

Higher ed can fuel U.S. dominance in cybersecurity, AI and machine learning

Higher ed can fuel U.S. dominance in cybersecurity, AI and machine learning. To help meet the growing demand for tech professionals, we need an ambitious program similar in scope to the GI Bill.

Banking on literacy in higher ed
Posted on Wednesday September 19, 2018

4 essential questions for working with an institutional banking partner to educate students on personal finance

Before a higher ed institution partners with a bank to provide financial literacy programming, answering these four questions will determine how such a partnership should be structured in a way that is beneficial to all parties.

Financial responsibility guidance for students
Posted on Wednesday September 19, 2018

Outside of online and in-person financial literacy sessions, colleges and universities are finding innovative strategies to guide students toward being more financially responsible in both their college and adult lives.

Helping deaf and hard-of-hearing students access lectures
Posted on Tuesday September 18, 2018

Students who are deaf or hard of hearing can struggle even in rooms with the best acoustics. Here are four ways Rochester Institute of Technology in New York, home of the National Technical Institute for the Deaf, helps deaf and hard of hearing students access lectures and class discussions.

Accommodating transgender students on college campuses
Posted on Monday September 17, 2018

How universities can provide a safe and welcoming environment
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Abbie Goldberg, a professor of psychology at Clark University, studied the growing population of transgender and gender-nonconforming students across the U.S. While some institutions promote trans-inclusive policies and practices, others have not kept pace.

Higher ed support for at-risk students
Posted on Monday September 17, 2018

Campus services expand for students who have children, and for those who are homeless or in foster care

Colleges and universities are providing at-risk students—including those with children or those who are homeless or in foster care—with more than just higher ed access and employment, they are providing training that makes a long-term difference.

Ideas realized: How programs for vulnerable students began
Posted on Monday September 17, 2018

Here are the funding, implementation and training strategies for at-risk student programs at Arkansas Community Colleges, Endicott College, Kennesaw State University and Western Michigan University. 

Library & Learning Center at State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota
Posted on Thursday August 30, 2018

Although Hurricane Irma halted progress, the new 63,000-square-foot library opened just a month behind schedule. It now provides students with space for using technology and overseeing building projects.

Colleges must work to mitigate concussion risk now and in the future
Posted on Wednesday August 29, 2018

Football isn’t the only sport that can lead to traumatic brain injury

Creating a comprehensive concussion management plan and following the changing nature of the insurance market relative to traumatic brain injury coverage are key.