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UB Tech is seeking speakers for our 2020 conference, to be held June 15-17 in Las Vegas. We are looking for proposals from leaders and innovators in campus technology and esports—people who can share their expertise and experience in a dynamic and informative presentation. Read more>>

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Surveyed students and employers agree that students need to enroll in another educational program two years after completing their current program to remain relevant in the workplace. Learn their thoughts on degrees, credentials, the skills gap, and lifelong learning. Read more>>

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In an effort to churn out qualified workers to meet the needs of Lakelands employers, Piedmont Technical College is offering select certificates for free — for now. Read more>>

CNN
The American Federation of Teachers union sued Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, alleging that the department has mismanaged a federal program that grants teachers and other public service workers loan forgiveness after they make 10 years of payments. Read more>>

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As the First Step Act is set to release more federal prisoners and Congress considers offering additional inmates financial aid for college, California’s overhaul of prison education offers a blueprint for other states. Read more>>

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Some community colleges and four-year universities in Illinois are exploring the possibility of launching educational programs to train people in the business of growing and marketing marijuana in light of a new state law legalizing adult-use recreational marijuana. Read more>>

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Forbes
The average tenure of a university president was about seven years for a long time; now it is about five years. Read more>>

The New York Times
After the Virginia governor’s racist yearbook scandal, the University of Richmond is grappling with disturbing images from its own history. Read more>>

Bloomberg
The Grammy Award-winning song from the 1960s “Do You Know the Way to San Jose?” may be more relevant today than ever-at least for university graduates seeking to maximize their investment in education. Read more>>

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PayClearly, an automated payments solution, has partnered with N2N Services to give higher education institutions the ability to integrate their ERP systems with accounts payables, streamlining an otherwise time-consuming process. Read more>>

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The transformation of the Bata Library at Trent University features a 278-square-foot green wall installed in the atrium with the LiveWall Indoor Living Wall System. Read more>>

Westfield State University
Miller Dyer Spears has been chosen as the architectural firm to design Westfield State University’s $40 million, multi-year Parenzo Hall renovation project. Read more>>

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UB Tech is seeking speakers for our 2020 conference, to be held June 15-17 in Las Vegas. We are looking for proposals from leaders and innovators in campus technology and esports—people who can share their expertise and experience in a dynamic and informative presentation. Read more>>