As a college based in the UK, the choice and opportunity for adults reentering education tends to be limited. However, through intentional design, we can create an ecosystem friendly to adult learners.
States facing a shortage of resources to support a yearlong influx of migrants are turning institutions' gymnasiums and shacked-up dorms to shoulder some of the weight. Responses from the schools and their communities have been mixed.
With nearly 1 in 3 high school girls in the U.S. having seriously considered suicide, the surge in adolescents' internal struggles speaks to the need for data-driven, equitable mental health resources on college campuses.
The yearly rate of students considering withdrawing continues to climb, with emotional stress the main culprit. Those who fare best: students who report supportive faculty and peers as well as access to adequate campus resources.