Veterans for Career Education (VCE)
CECU executive vice president and Veterans for Career Education (VCE) co-chair Michael Dakduk meets with a senior advisor to the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Secretary.
Pictured here is Michael with Jason Beardsley, a retired special forces soldier and key advisor to the VA Secretary on Veteran Service Organizations.
Cain’s Ballroom Hosts Clary Runway Fundraiser
Cain’s Ballroom hosted Clary Runway on Saturday, September 28th. The event was very successful and raised funds for student scholarships and educational initiatives.
Daymar College to host Career and Community Resource Fair – Clarksville
Daymar College will open its doors to the community for their Career and Community Resource Fair on Thursday, October 17.
Congratulations to Jim Buffington of CNI College who was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2019 CAPPS Conference!
Some colleges seek radical solutions to survive – The Hechinger Report
In an increasingly unforgiving market, Thorsett needed to do more than chip away at the margins of this problem. He could make cuts, but that was complicated in his industry, and would likely only speed the downward spiral.
Recruiting and supporting the growing Latino student population – University Business
Latino college enrollment and completion efforts include raising awareness of Hispanic culture, analyzing student pathways, and using related evidence to support retention.
For Some Colleges, the Best Move Is to Merge – The New York Times
Higher education is different from business, and the essence of the school being acquired must be taken into account. Think of it as an arranged marriage.
Financial Aid/Student Loans Issues
Economists Gather to Debate Student Loan Limits – NASFAA
A group of economists gathered in Washington, D.C. Monday to debate the merits and drawbacks of instituting student loan limits, and to discuss whether loan defaults are due to flaws in the current repayment system or a lack of accountability in higher education.
The Private Sector Weighs In on Pell Grants in Prisons – Inside Higher Ed
Telecom giant Verizon Communications issued an endorsement of bipartisan legislation to reinstate Pell Grants for incarcerated students. And a group of GOP governors said they support federal aid for those students, among other changes to the Pell program, in a letter to key Senate lawmakers.