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Honing a Vision for Higher Education Some of the nation’s most influential leaders in higher education met last week at the Higher Ed Leaders Forum hosted by The New York Times. They discussed an array of issues facing colleges and universities today, including high... ‘A New U: Faster + Cheaper Alternatives to College’ A Q&A with Ryan Craig, investor and author of a new book about the changing landscape for education and training credentials and the implications for traditional higher education. The ‘last mile’ in education and training After graduating from college in 1994, I spent a few years at McKinsey & Co. — a young kid in an ill-fitting suit naively but energetically attempting to convince experienced and jaded managers to do their jobs differently. Tiber Health wants to solve the world's doctor shortage While it may look unassuming, with its campus bordered by empty lots, low slung buildings, auto body shops and the freeway, Ponce Health Sciences University is ground zero for an experiment in education that could radically... Investors are paying college students' tuition — but they want a share of future... Melissa Gillbanks is no fan of student loans, so when she was looking for a way to pay for her senior year at Purdue University, she was happy to sign away... A coding school where college grads train and work without spending... Right around this time last year, Edward Young was donning a cap and gown for graduation at St. John’s University in New York. He figured his bachelor’s degree in computer science would open doors to all sorts of tech jobs, but...

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Brian Weed, Avenica. Jonathan Zacks, GoReminders. Nov 9, 2018

Nov 14, 2018
Brian Weed is CEO Avenica which places recent college graduates into career-track, entry-level positions with great companies. Jonathan Zacks is a co-Founder of GoReminders...
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Online Higher-Ed Provider, UNICAF Raises $28M to Expand Footprint Across Africa

Nov 14, 2018
UNICAF, an online higher education provider based in Larnaca, Cyprus and largely serving students in African countries, has raised $28 million in a Series B financing round led by Goldman Sachs. Existing investors...
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3 trends and 4 survival tips for managing millennials in 2019

Nov 14, 2018
Shifting motivations, professional goals and gaps are keeping managers on the alert. Here's how to cope.
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Faster + Cheaper Alternatives to College

Nov 13, 2018
USCCF Education and Workforce: Faster + Cheaper Alternatives to College
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Six Ways Colleges Can Think Differently to Meet the Workforce Needs in America

Nov 13, 2018
Thinking differently doesn't come easily to higher education institutions. There are decades of tradition to overcome and campus interests that favor preserving the way things are now. But if colleges want to be relevant...
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The 'unbundling' of the university experience - a shot across the bows

Nov 13, 2018
With the Office for National Statistics soon to rule on the accounting treatment of student loans and speculation that fees for non-science subjects will be reduced, Ryan...
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HOW TO GET A GREAT FIRST JOB

Nov 8, 2018
It's generally acknowledged that we have a crisis of affordability in American higher education. The average college graduate who takes out federal student loans now graduates with nearly $40,000 in student loan debt. Adding insult to injury...
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The Rise of Early-Career Enhancers in Education

Nov 7, 2018
General Assembly, a bootcamp, will help you master new skills in design, marketing, technology and data - and offer to help you get a job.
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Coding Course Closes The Career-College Gap At Queens College, Other CUNYs

Nov 6, 2018
The City University of New York is expanding its partnership with tech talent developer Revature to offer a no-cost introductory coding course for graduate students interested in a software development, the University announced on Monday.
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CUNY Expands Partnership With Tech Talent Developer Revature, Paving Way For...

Nov 5, 2018
City University of New York graduates will have the opportunity to participate in a free, four-week introductory coding course that could open the door to a career in software engineering thanks to a newly expanded partnership between the University and Revature, a leading technology talent-development company.
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