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USDA Creates $35 Million Funding Opportu...

The United States Department of Agriculture announced this week (March 9, 2022) approximately $35 million in funding available for community and nonprofit organizations, institutions of higher education, and tribal entities that help farmers and historically underserved and veteran ranchers to own and operate successful farms. Funding is made through the USDA Outreach and Assistance Program […]

Editorial: Taxing Students, Patients Ins...

Pittsburgh may have been built by the high-profit steel, coal, and glass industries, but today its economy is driven by high-value nonprofits. There are higher education institutions. The University of Pittsburgh is one of the largest in a state packed with post-secondary schools. Carnegie Mellon University is one of the most respected in the world […]

Saint Louis University student honored a...

ST. LOUIS — Campus Compact, a national coalition of colleges and universities working to advance public goals for higher education, has named 173 student civic leaders who will make up the organization’s 2022-2023 cohort of Newman Civic Fellows. Marquis Govan, an undergraduate student studying social work and sociology at Saint Louis University, will join students […]

Tuition-free college movement gains mome...

College Promise programs, as tuition-free initiatives are commonly referred to, enjoy broad support across the political spectrum. Forty-seven states and DC have at least one such program at the college, city, or state level. There are 33 statewide programs that cover tuition at community colleges or universities and higher education, and experts say the number […]

Amazon enlists national adult-serving no...

National University Selected as National Education Provider for Amazon’s Career Choice Program, Making Tuition-Free Education Available to Amazon’s 750,000 Hourly Employees SAN DIEGO (March 3, 2022) – National University (NU), the flagship institution of the National University System, which includes three universities serving more than 45,000 students, has been selected by Amazon to serve as […]

501(c)(3) Charity For A Bright Future Fo...

MIAMI, March 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — by Louis Hernandez Jr. Foundation for a bright future (“For A Bright Future”, “FABF”), a non-profit organization that supports the needs of underprivileged children, has opened its application period for the 2022 scholarship program. For A Bright Future Foundation provides annual financial support to underrepresented minority students with an […]

US Department of State Announces Top Pro...

WASHINGTON, February 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The US Department of State, in conjunction with the Institute of International Education (IIE), released lists of more than 125 U.S. institutions of higher learning that sent the most U.S. Fulbright students and U.S. scholars abroad in the 2021-2022 academic year. The 2021-2022 rosters include nine Asian American and […]

Your news: Announcements from WGU, MU Ex...

The Pittsburg Ice Bowl benefit tournament is scheduled for February 26 The Pittsburg Department of Parks and Recreation and the Pittsburg Disc Golf Club are teaming up to host the Ice Bowl Benefit Tournament on Feb. 26 beginning at 11 a.m. at Schlanger Park Disc Golf Course. Registration will take place from 10 a.m. to […]

College endowments skyrocketed in fiscal...

College and university endowments posted dizzying returns in fiscal year 2021, with endowments of all sizes increasing by at least 20%, according to a new study. The average university endowment size increased 35% to $1.1 billion, and the median endowment size reached $200 million. The study, conducted annually by the National Association of College and […]

Meet the 11 candidates (so far) for USF ...

The University of South Florida has released the names and resumes of 11 candidates to be the school’s next president, a group with ambitious ideas and diverse experience. They come from all over the world, some from higher education and some from the private sector. But none of them are likely to be a favorite […]

OMSI scientist honored by Association fo...

Image: Ben Van Mooy see Following Credit: WHOI Woods Hole, MA (February 10, 2022) – Dr. Benjamin Van Mooy, Woods Hole Senior Oceanography Scientist and Chair of the Department of Marine Chemistry and Geochemistry, receives the G. Evelyn Hutchinson Award from the Association for Life Sciences Limnology and Oceanography (ASLO). The ASLO awards the prize […]

Carnegie Classifications Finding a New H...

After leaving its longtime headquarters at Indiana University and abandoning plans to move to Albion College in Michigan, the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education has settled into a new home: the American Council on Education. ACE — a nonprofit organization for college and university leaders based in Washington, D.C. — will house the […]

University closures in Nicaragua, anothe...

The Polytechnic University of Nicaragua (Upoli), one of the universities closed last week by the Ortega regime. Photo: EFE Outraged students demand the restoration of the legal status of their universities. Prominent academic warns against universities losing autonomy. By confidential HAVANA TIMES – A day after the National Assembly revoked the legal status of five […]

Map rural colleges and universities

Defining rural colleges and universities nationally has long been a challenge, experts say. But without a comprehensive definition, these institutions have often been overlooked in research as well as state and federal funding. However, experts point out that these colleges educate and employ millions of Americans, many of whom are people of color and from […]

Group 568 Colleges Do Not Deserve Antitr...

Cartels set prices. They make things more expensive. That’s what OPEC did to gas prices in the 1970s. Recently, a group of elite colleges (the 568 Group) have been accused of acting as a cartel to fix the prices students pay. unfairly limiting the amount of financial assistance they could receive. It turns out, however, […]

New reports shed light on rural colleges

What is a rural college? And where to find such institutions? The questions seem simple, but in higher education the answers are surprisingly complex. Now, two new reports aim to clarify them. The first, published in December, comes from the University of Wisconsin and is titled “Mapping Rural Colleges and Their Communities.” Nicholas Hillman, a […]

Identity Automation Partners with Global...

Partners Collaborate to Raise Cybersecurity Standards in K-12 Education as School Districts Face Unprecedented Threats HOUSTON, January 25, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Identity Automation, the digital identity platform for education, and K12 SIX, a nonprofit division of the Global Resilience Federation (GRF) that focuses on promoting cyber resilience for Public school districts and private schools across […]

USM President Rodney Bennett resigns

Rodney Bennett, president of the University of Southern Mississippi. Credit: usm.edu Rodney Bennett, who made history as the first black president of the University of Southern Mississippi, announced his intention to step down in June 2023. “Now is the time for me to stand down for another person to pave the way for the next […]

I graduated from university with EASE

I’m not sure I could have graduated from college without Warner University and the EASE voucher that helped me pay tuition. I was not the best student in high school. I focused on my baseball career, and I was good at it. Warner University recruited me to pursue my baseball career as their team’s pitcher. […]

Modern Campus acquires continuing educat...

Higher education technology company Modern Campus on Wednesday announced the acquisition of enrollment software provider Augusoft, the company’s fifth acquisition in the past 12 months. Augusoft’s online enrollment software, Lumens, is designed to manage students enrolled in continuing and professional education. Modern Campus offers a competing student management system for non-traditional enrollments called Destiny One. […]

TTUHSC El Paso Vice President Joins Pres...

TTUHSC — A Texas-based nonprofit charged with developing the state’s next generation of top leaders has selected a vice president from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso to join its ranks. Andrea Tawney, Ph.D., vice president of the Office of Institutional Advancement, has been selected for the Class of 2022 for the Texas […]

Backer retires from Missouri Colleges Fu...

Missouri Colleges Fund (MCF) President Mike Backer is retiring from the organization next month after 16 years at its helm with former Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) President and CEO Susan Stegeman on his side. succeed. Backer will complete his term at the end of this month after raising more than $8.7 million in scholarships for […]

Intel and YWCA Metro Phoenix honored 20 ...

Intel and YWCA Metro Phoenix Honored 20 Arizona Organizations with Equity in STEAM Grant Nonprofits and local educational institutions will use grants and training to bridge racial and gender gaps as part of the STEAM Leadership Learning Series Chandler, AZ (January 17, 2022) – intel company, Arizona’s largest technology manufacturer, was pleased to announce that […]

Athletics opens the New Year at the HBCU...

History links BALTIMORE, Md. (January 14, 2022) – Morgan State’s indoor track and field teams kick off the New Year on Saturday, Jan. 15, as the Bears travel to compete in the HBCU Showcase at the New Balance Track & Field Center at the Armory in New York, NY. The meeting pays homage to the […]

Anthology and Togetherall Partner to Bri...

BOCA RATON, Florida, January 12, 2022 / PRNewswire / – Anthology, a leading provider of educational solutions that support the entire learner lifecycle, today announced a partnership with Togetherall, a leading online mental health service that provides millions of people have access to 24-hour peer support, facilitated by licensed mental health practitioners. The partnership will […]

UNM Graduates Take Next Steps

While the COVID-19 pandemic has posed a unique set of challenges for students, some have been able to take these changes in stride and find unique opportunities to connect. Datenzing Tamang, Sami Sosa, and Mia Amin, University of New Mexico graduates in fall 2021, have found ways to break new ground, even when the road […]

$ 2 billion investment in kindergarten t...

FRANKFURT, Ky. – Governor Andy Beshear outlined his budget plan to make a record $ 2 billion investment in pre-K-12 education to create a world-class education system across the Commonwealth, the largest investment in this sector in the history of the state. The governor added that the state’s recent record economic growth, with more than […]

Start the New Year on the right foot! R...

With the new year here, it’s time to consider a resolution to seek a better career through higher education. Most colleges in the New York area are still registering courses for Fall 2022 or Spring 2023. You can choose to attend in person (as long as you are vaccinated) or register for distance learning courses. […]

Jocelyn Ferguson is HMRI’s Senior Direct

By Luke Netzley Contributing editor of the weekly Pasadena AAt a crucial time when personal health and well-being are paramount, the Huntington Medical Research Institutes have appointed Jocelyn Ferguson as Director of Development. The newly created position will see Ferguson working with the management team, board and staff of the Pasadena-based biomedical research organization to […]

Graduate programs in criminology and sup...

Intelligent.com ranked UMSL’s Masters in Criminology and Supply Chain Management programs number one in the country in its 2022 Top Colleges Ranking. (Photo by August Jennewein) Whether the students are interested in business or education, criminology or nursing, the University of Missouri – St. Louis has quality programs to provide them with the knowledge they […]

It’s time to clean up the hustle and bus

Too many for-profit colleges bury students in debt in exchange for worthless degrees. These operations use cut-throat sales tactics to trap a constant stream of new students and convince them to take out government guaranteed loans. They charge tuition fees that far exceed the value of the education they provide. Students default on loans in […]

YSU Joins Ohio Colleges to Help Students...

YOUNGSTOWN – Youngstown State University is now part of a pilot initiative with seven other regional universities and community colleges to help students with unpaid debts re-enroll to complete their studies. The main objective of the program is to address “Blocked credits” which are the ones that students earned but cannot access because their transcripts […]

The Arc aims for inclusiveness | News, ...

Above: Nathan Scott of Fairmont is co-chair of the Minnesota Arc State Board of Directors. Scott is the first person with a disability in the state to chair the board of directors. FAIRMONT – Nathan Scott, a Fairmont man, has been elected co-chair of the board of directors of The Arc Minnesota. L’Arc is a […]