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CECU Board Member, Bhavna Tailor, recognized at Top 25 Leading Women Entrepreneurs, Intrapreneurs and Brand Builders Event
Congratulations to CECU Board of Directors' member, Bhavna Tailor on being recognized last night as one of the Top 25 most influential women of New Jersey.
Bhavna Tailor is the Vice President of Operations and School Director at the Nutley campus of Eastwick College.
Western Tech Partners Up with Mopar and Sponsors a New Wrap for a Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat at the NHRA Races, bringing national attention to the shortage of Automotive Technicians
Western Technical College has had a partnership with the Don Schumacher Racing Team (DSR) for the last 10 years. The DSR team is a nationally recognized racing team in the National Hot Rod Association (NHRA). As part of the Internship Course in the Automotive Program at Western Tech, Western Tech sends students who meet the criteria out to complete their internship with the DSR team.
Why Private Colleges are Better Addressing the Skills Gap
Private, non-profit and for-profit colleges and universities offer career-specific degrees that are introducing women, veteran and minority students to jobs that greatly enhance their quality of life. Traditional four-year colleges that haven’t adjusted with the times could learn a thing or two from career-focused, private schools by offering programs that better prepare college students for the modern workforce.
Veterans for Career Education (VCE)
(Video) While making a stop at ATI, Mike Dakduk, Marine Veteran and Co-Chair of VCE, and Pete Hegseth, Army Veteran and VCE supporter, give an update on Veterans for Career Education and the Let VETS Choose Tour.
Watch the video update here and click here to get more information on VCE!
Not Future-Ready – Inside Higher Ed
The report, “The Transformation-Ready Higher Education Institution,” included a survey of nearly 500 senior administrators at four-year colleges and universities, roughly half of whom were presidents and chancellors.
Why More Small Nonprofit Colleges Are Facing An Uncertain Future – WBUR
The failures at Mount Ida are still being debated, with litigation being appealed. (Disclosure: The lawsuit is funded by Bob Hildreth, a major donor to WBUR’s Edify.) But the loss demonstrated how much these institutions mean to their communities: as an employer, an investment and a home.
4 more parents plead guilty in college admissions scandal – CBS News
Four more parents have pleaded guilty Monday in the college admissions bribery scandal, and a Texas man accused of helping to orchestrate the scheme also agreed to reverse his plea and accept guilt.
The Skills Currency and Higher Education’s Call to Action – The Evolllution
Skills are the new currency of the labor market, and higher education needs to get better at explaining to employers and students how academic programs help fill the skills gap.
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