Two-way interface keeps financial aid office and bookstore on the same page
Bucks County Community College has streamlined once-beleaguered financial aid review processes by adopting a two-way interface that now connects the financial aid office and the Follett-operated school bookstore to help students with purchasing their textbooks. Sponsored content by Trimdata.
How to prevent a whale phishing attack
Attackers are taking advantage of the pandemic, with work-from-home orders, and of the potential disruption to chains of command, say UB guest columnists David Carson and Harvey Gannon. Here's Flagler College's story of a thwarted phishing attempt and seven ways for any institution to protect itself.
COVID-19: Should you consider refunding tuition or fees?
Universities that have refunded less than 100 percent due to COVID-19 closures face the prospect of class actions, say UB guest columnists Hyongsoon Kim, Molly Whitman, Robert Pees and Anthony Pierce of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP. Some have been filed; more are a certainty. Here's why.
It takes more than financial aid to help students endure a pandemic. (But it’s a start)
Providing relief and support options ensures that students may continue, or begin, their college degree programs—despite changing financial situations, says UB guest columnist Francesco C. Cesareo, president of Assumption College in Massachusetts.