Briefings

Online learning: Key trends shaping student experience

Prospective students turn to college websites, synchronous instruction becomes mainstream and adult learners search for work-life balance as past year brings big changes.

Branching out: Why this environmental college is exploring online

Maine's Unity College made a big investment several years ago in technology and virtual learning. That decision before the pandemic has kept it from being 'a casualty of war.'

The 8 ways colleges can lessen stress on student parents

Despite their drive to earn degrees, many face barriers in reaching their goals, say researchers at Ascend at the Aspen Institute and The Jed Foundation.

Nearly 50% of grads feel unqualified for entry-level jobs, study shows

A new Cengage survey highlights the challenges facing those who enter the workforce, particularly from two-year colleges.

Fans in the fall? 4 COVID decisions facing colleges

A new study from Seton Hall University shows that those fans are optimistic, but cautious, about attending games.

Colorado College keeps traditions alive, even through pandemic

A continually creative approach to activities and meeting student needs during the pandemic has kept campus thriving and fun.

Scholarship shot: 4 states push teens to get vaccines

Students ages 12-17 who get vaccinated are eligible in some states to win a huge prize: a fully-paid college education.

AAC&U selects 61 colleges for ‘high-impact’ institute

The event aims to help institutional leaders 'become more intentional in serving all students and to improve both completion rates and the quality of student learning.'

Colleges fix 100,000 files to make digital content accessible

The 24-hour Fix Your Content Day competition helps improve user experience for those with disabilities and impairments.

State Dept. recognizes 20 HBCUs as Fulbright Institutional Leaders

They will be essential in furthering goodwill, dialogue and the exchange of students and scholars between nations.

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