02 août 2017

Conn. students may get a central source for transfer information

University Business LogoA bill awaiting Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s signature would create an information hub for students seeking to take advantage of a five-year effort to ease transfers within the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities system or to the University of Connecticut.
But transferring still wouldn’t be as straightforward as filling out an application, and not every credit taken at a community college would be applied toward a student’s degree elsewhere. More...

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Conn. will seek solution in Yale gender-neutral bathroom suit

University Business LogoA Connecticut official said on Tuesday the state would reconsider policies that can limit gender-neutral bathrooms in public buildings following a lawsuit by Yale University, the latest skirmish in the broader U.S. fight about gender identity. More...

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Calif. governor calls for new online college

University Business LogoCalifornia Gov. Jerry Brown has asked the California community college system to “take whatever steps are necessary” to establish a new, online-only community college. More...

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Vernier exclusive distributor of Pivot Interactives’ online video platform

University Business LogoVernier Software & Technology will provide high school and college physics students with interactive videos of real scientific phenomena through the distribution of Pivot Interactives. Unlike animated simulations, these high-resolution videos incorporate authentic experiences and data to help students learn physics. More...

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Improvements, persistent inequities in college access, success in NYC

University Business LogoA new report from the Research Alliance for New York City Schools provides an in-depth look at high school students' pathways into and through college, revealing large improvements in college access, but also highlighting persistent differences in outcomes for historically underrepresented groups of students. More...

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State University of New York selects Oracle Cloud

University Business LogoOracle today announced that State University of New York is modernizing its infrastructure with Oracle Cloud. The State University of New York (SUNY) is the largest comprehensive university system in the United States, with 64 institutions serving more than 1.3 million students. More...

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On campus, failure is on the syllabus

University Business LogoLast year, during fall orientation at Smith College, and then again recently at final-exam time, students who wandered into the campus hub were faced with an unfamiliar situation: the worst failures of their peers projected onto a large screen. More...

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Developing OER course pathways

University Business LogoA new study of 38 community colleges participating in an open education resources (OER) initiative says that students in OER courses engage with the content as well or better than students in non-OER classes using traditional course materials. More...

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Parents send teenagers off on college tour with ‘Despedida’

University Business LogoBefore she left home, Hera’emperatrize “Trize” Gipson gave her three younger siblings a big hug goodbye. Then her dad took her to HISD headquarters to meet up with dozens more Houston teenagers headed on a five-day college tour in New England. More...

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Vocado enhances student portal for higher ed financial aid management

University Business LogoVocado, LLC, the only financial aid management solution to process each student’s financial plan individually and in real-time, has developed a flexible, out-of box student portal for higher education institutions. More...

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