COVID-19 Resources & Webinars
On March 13, 2020, Career Education Colleges and Universities launched an information webpage for institutions responding to Coronavirus (COVID-19). CECU’s Coronavirus webpage includes a multitude of helpful resources to assist higher education leaders understand the various legal and operational implications of temporarily closing a campus or adapting courses to online learning.
View all past webinars here.
Need Help Going From 0 To 100 With Live Online Courses
Tuesday, March 31, 2020 | 2:00 PM ET
Jackson Batchelder, CourseKey
Todd Northup, CourseKey
COVID-19 Stimulus Package
Wednesday, April 1 | 2:00 pm ET
Steve Gonzalez, CECU
Katherine Brodie, Duane Morris
Dennis Cariello, Hogan, Marren, Babbo & Rose
Coronavirus - Education News
As Covid-19 Forces Millions Of Us To Work From Home, Which Are The Best Tools For The Job? – Forbes
Slack is not alone: similar tools, such as Microsoft Teams, has seen use grew more than 40% in a week, while announcing new features. At one point, the increase in users caused outages.
Presidents Fear Financial, and Human, Toll of Coronavirus – Inside Higher Ed
College and university presidents are deeply worried that the coronavirus crisis could wreak havoc on their institutions’ finances in the near term and, especially, beyond.
Additional Coronavirus Coverage - Updated Daily
Controversial Tax Break for Loan Payments – Inside Higher Ed; Senate coronavirus stimulus package falls short, higher ed leaders say – Education Dive; Everything You Need to Know: Education in the Coronavirus Emergency Bill – New America.
Pima Medical Institute Steps Up to Help Local Healthcare Workers
Pima Medical Institute is answering the call of its many community healthcare partners by donating tens of thousands of PPE supplies, as well as loaning desperately needed ventilators.
California College San Diego Donates Life-saving Equipment to Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center During COVID-19 Crisis
California College San Diego (CCSD) is helping the local San Diego community during the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic by donating a ventilator and three BiPAP machines to the Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center.
Dooley named next Purdue University Global chancellor – Purdue University
Purdue University President Mitch Daniels on Thursday (March 26) announced that Frank Dooley, senior vice provost for teaching and learning, has been named chancellor of Purdue University Global, effective May 1.
U.S. Department of Education Holds Penn State Accountable for its Failure to Protect Students from Sexual Misconduct, Requires Major Overhaul of Title IX Procedures Following Compliance Review
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced today that the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) is requiring major changes at Pennsylvania State University after finding that the school failed to protect students and address their complaints of sexual abuse in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky scandal.
Coronavirus - Stimulus Bill
Summary of Provisions of The Cares Act And Associated Appropriations Language Related to Higher Education – HMBR
The over two trillion dollar CARES Act stimulus package is in part designed to grant regulatory flexibility and monetary relief to schools as they adopt distance education practices to comply with social distancing directives.
Left Out of the Stimulus – Inside Higher Ed
Consumer groups are questioning why some student loan borrowers will not get help from the stimulus package about to be passed by Congress.
Student Loan Forbearance In The Coronavirus (COVID-19) Stimulus: What You Need To Know – Forbes
Under the stimulus package passed by the Senate on late Wednesday, federal student loans will automatically have their interest rates set to 0% for a period for six months. Additionally, borrowers do not have to make payments during that six-month period.
Coronavirus - Resources
CER Coronavirus (COVID-19) News Coverage
We have put all of our coronavirus coverage regarding higher education on one page. View coverage here.
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Web Center - NASFAA
This web center has been created to keep NASFAA members and the financial aid community updated on pertinent news related to the coronavirus (COVID-19).
*NEW* Follow-Up Webinar — COVID-19 and Federal Student Aid: What We Know
Join us Thursday, April 2 at 2:00 p.m. ET for this special follow-up webinar as NASFAA President Justin Draeger and NASFAA staff from the AskRegs and policy teams review some of the most common questions related to Title IV aid and COVID-19.
5 Steps to Digital Success
By Theresa Miulli, Career Education Consultant, T.M. Speaks
COVID-19 has sent the education sector into a tailspin, challenging hands-on technical programs to get online with a fervor not seen heretofore. In this article, you will move through five steps to assist you in bringing your campus into the digital age.
Distance Education Accrediting Commission Member Schools Offer Partnerships to Keep Students on Track
Interview with Leah Matthews, Executive Director, Distance Education Accrediting Commission
Numerous postsecondary schools have closed or are moving online because of the COVID-19 outbreak. Not all schools have online learning capability that is readily available. For schools that are seeking a way to launch online learning, creating a partnership with a DEAC member school might be a viable, cost-effective option.