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Aspiring educators aren’t comfortable using edtech. Here are 3 ways colleges can help

Just over half of educator preparation programs (EPPs) report that most of their faculty incorporate technology into their training, a new report suggests. As a result, first-time teachers lack the confidence to use edtech in the classroom at a time when the profession can't avoid it.

Nearly 80% of schools were hit with a ransomware attack in the last year

Cybercriminals have been refining their tactics for conducting ransomware attacks for several years, a new report suggests. Unfortunately, for higher ed leaders, they've only become more complex.

Automation is top of mind as a means to combat shrinking dining service revenue

“Just as many of our programs have adapted to both an on-campus and remote element, we are seeing many opportunities to use mobile technology to collaborate with our surrounding communities to provide dining services to our students in the years ahead," said Mike Henderson of the University of Tennessee at Knoxville.

4 reasons university and private training partnerships are accelerating

Partnerships add revenue and enrollment numbers to a college's bottom line and expand the career track offerings students need. It's a win-win for both sectors facing changing markets.

Study: Limiting student social media use to 30 minutes lowers depression and boosts outlook

These survey results come two weeks after the U.S. Surgeon General testified before a Senate Health, Labor and Pensions Panel advising social media to be given a warning label due to its contribution to youth mental health becoming “the defining public health issue of our time.”

Existential threat: Students worry AI will replace their skills and knowledge

A report by Momentive found that students believe AI renders their critical thinking skills obsolete, echoing similar alarms other professionals have sounded about the powerful technology.

Can your school benefit from a consortium to keep its scientific research alive?

As state budgets continue to tighten and higher education runs out of pandemic-era federal funding, these colleges are continuing their research in unison. "Together, our strengths are magnified."

Education security officials ‘unprepared to cope’ should a cyberattack occur, report

As Tennessee and Georgia reel from their latest cybersecurity incidents, a new report surveying chief information security officers in education is sounding the alarm.

This president has leveraged her city’s tech boom to embrace an AI-centric future

Thanks to Madeline Pumariega's vision to "elevate educational offerings to raise Miami's talent base," Miami Dade College is now built out with two AI centers and a slew of cutting-edge certifications and stackable credentials to provide its students a competitive leg up.

The ‘haves and have-nots’ of the college application process

As big-brand universities struggle to retain talented admissions officers and identify who they'll let in and who they'll turn away, small schools are grasping for straws.

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