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Dental Assistant Students at Pima Medical Institute’s Houston Campus Prove they are True Stars of the South with First Place Win in Scientific Table Clinic Competition
Dental Assistant Students from the Pima Medical Institute Houston campus recently participated in a competition held during the annual Greater Houston Dental Society (GHDS) Star of the South Convention.
Herzing University Announces New Madison Campus President
Herzing University has announced the appointment of Dr. Jeff Hill as president of its Madison campus, where the healthcare-focused university has offered a variety of career-oriented programs for 50 years.
Education Politics and Policy
A rejuvenated push for HEA – Community College Daily
Despite missing several previous target dates, the Senate education committee that is crafting legislation to reauthorize the nation’s main higher education law still aims to do so before the end of the year, according to several lawmakers.
Financial Aid/Student Loans
U.S. Department of Education, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Sign Memorandum of Understanding to Better Serve Student Loan Borrowers
Under the newly signed Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) the agencies will share complaint information from borrowers and meet quarterly to discuss observations about the nature of complaints received, characteristics of borrowers, and available information about resolution of complaints.
Ideology and the War on For-Profit Colleges – The Wall Street Journal
Your authors are correct that this regulation was implemented not to benefit students, but to punish for-profit universities on the assumption that all were evil.
Should We Tax English Majors But Subsidize Engineers? – Forbes
My former student and good friend Andrew Gillen and I argued recently in the Wall Street Journal that applying the Obama era “gainful employment rule” (used to harass for-profit schools) to all universities would lead to denying federal student financial aid for students in many collegiate programs, including at illustrious schools like Harvard, Yale, University of California at Berkeley and the University of North Carolina.
Novel Coronavirus 2019 – The Comprehensive Guide to COVID-19
Gurnick Academy has put together a helpful infographic and guide regarding the coronavirus. This handy infographic is a quick reference guide to understanding all about the COVID-19 virus including symptoms, how it transmits, how to prevent getting the virus, and what to do should you get it.
Colleges Prepare for Coronavirus Outbreaks on Campus – The Wall Street Journal
A team from the University of Rochester Medical Center gathered in late February for a drill: What would the hospital do if someone showed up presenting with symptoms of the disease caused by the novel coronavirus?
COVID-19 (“Coronavirus”) Information and Resources for Schools and School Personnel
Through collaboration and coordination with State and local health departments, State and local educational agencies, other education officials, and elected officials, schools can disseminate critical information about the disease and its potential transmission to students, families, staff, and community.
CDC to Colleges: ‘Consider’ Canceling Exchange Programs – Inside Higher Ed
Citing dynamic nature of coronavirus spread, new guidance from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention tells colleges to “consider” canceling foreign exchange programs and asking current participants to return to their home countries.
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