Articles by tag: college

Debt and Inflation is Disrupting Higher Education, Shifting the Tide in Confidence and College Enrollment

Even in a fast-paced world powered by 5G, AI, and global interdependence, there is still one institution that remains central to the dreams of many: higher education. However, despite technological advancements promising greater access to knowledge, there’s a pressing question: Is the traditional model of higher ed meeting the needs of today’s diverse, digital,…

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New Ways Colleges Can Evaluate Prospective Students Outside the SAT

Anxiety over standardized testing may be a thing of the past for students. Over this past year, many colleges and universities chose to admit new students with more progressive criteria, making test scores obsolete in some cases. Being touted as a “holistic” approach, these institutions evaluate students as contributors to their educational development, rather…

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How Higher Education Is Approaching Skill Acquisition

Learning is an exact science and companies have spent millions figuring out the best methods of engaging students mentally and emotionally. But has higher education incorporated all the industry’s findings into their curriculum or have they gotten set in their ways? We spoke to the President of Hartwell University, Matthew Flippen, to gather his thoughts…

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How To Handle the Wild Ride That Is the EdTech Marketplace

Never before has edTech been more essential, or more coveted in the investment community. In this of EdTech Today, Liam Pisano, Managing Partner at EduLab Capital Partners, talks about the current phenomenon and what it means for the industry moving forward. EduLab Capital Partners is a seed-stage venture capital firm focused on learning and…

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Food & Beverage
Will Chipotle’s Investment In Education Pay Off For Its Employees?

Chipotle launched an updated debt-free tuition program for its employees, covering new degrees in agriculture, culinary, and hospitality industries. The move shows another step from the QSR chain to prioritize education offerings as an internal and external differentiator. But in the larger context of employee benefits, what is the ultimate goal for the company as…

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How Chipotle’s New Degree Program Is Shaping Higher Education

Chipotle recently announced its new debt-free, tuition-covered program for its employees, adding some unique perks compared to other tuition assistance programs at fast-food restaurants. To participate, workers must choose majors in Agriculture, Culinary, or Hospitality fields, among Chipotle’s already existing business degrees. What does this mean for Chipotle and its workers, as well as the…

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Do Debt-Free Degree Programs Work For Fast Food Employees?

Chipotle dropped the news it will allow their employees to go to college tuition-free if they major in Agriculture, Culinary, or Hospitality degree programs. They are not the first QSR to launch a program like this: McDonald’s and Taco Bell also offer some form of tuition assistance. When given a critical analysis, do programs like…

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Stenograph, LLC Announces Thaly Palanisamy as New President
May 22, 2024

Stenograph, LLC is pleased to announce Thaly Palanisamy as president. In his role, Mr. Palanisamy will guide Stenograph in executing its strategic vision: Empowering the capture, preservation, and accessibility of verbatim records. “Thaly’s leadership skills, combined with the Stenograph strategy deployed by our talented team, will ensure success as we charter our course for the…

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Excellence Culture – Brian Mosley
May 22, 2024

“I like your word excellence better than greatness, because you don’t have to sacrifice everything in order to be excellent” – Brian Mosley Those were the words of Brian Mosley (President of RightNow Media) as we discussed the balance of family and leading an organization that is impacting people all over the world. If you…

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Nurturing and Growing a Sustainable Safety Culture
May 22, 2024

Applied Digital champions a proactive approach to workplace safety, empowering employees to take ownership of their health and safety. This video showcases our open-door policy, which allows employees to easily connect with environmental health and safety (EH&S) professionals via phone, email, or a dedicated helpline for support in any situation. We also highlight our…

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Applied Digital’s Executive Leadership Commitment to Safety
May 22, 2024

This video explores the profound impact of Applied Digital’s executive leadership view commitment to safety. It highlights the key initiatives led by senior executives to foster a culture where safety is paramount. A standout strategy is the incorporation of a ‘safety moment’ at the start of every meeting, designed to heighten safety awareness from…

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Virtual College Fairs Are Here To Stay
March 23, 2021

Let’s face it. Some things aren’t going to go back to normal. That’s a good thing, according to Julio Ronchetti, CEO and Founder at NOVVA AI Technology, whose company’s platform is aiming to reinvent the college fair experience. In this episode, Julio describes how the pandemic has forced higher ed to comes to terms…

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7 Higher-Ed IT Trends to Track in 2021
February 11, 2021

Higher education, like many other industries, has undoubtedly been hit heavily by the pandemic. Classes have shifted to online and hybrid environments, budgets are squeezed more than ever, and higher-ed IT and technology needs continue to evolve. Institutions are taking a hard look at IT infrastructure to ensure they are set up to provide the…

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How Open Education Resources (OER) Can Cross the Digital Divide
February 9, 2021

Less than a decade after publishing its first free, openly licensed textbook, OpenStax — Rice University’s educational technology initiative — has saved students $1.2 billion. In this episode of Edtech Today, Kevin Hogan sits down with the Managing Director of OpenStax, Daniel Williamson, to discuss his organization’s efforts to offer openly licensed textbooks integrated with personalized learning…

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3 Keys to Success for Using Cloud Solutions in Higher Ed
February 4, 2021

Like a wide range of industries, higher education institutions have adopted cloud solutions that offer a variety of immediate and longer-term benefits specific to the needs of universities and colleges. Cloud computing is especially effective in supporting content services platforms that aggregate documents and information across multiple repositories to connect disparate applications. Content services are…

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Australia Turns Away International Students in 2021, Welcoming AU$34 Billion dollar Dent in Economy
December 7, 2020

Few countries have been as firm with their response to the coronavirus as country (and island) Australia. By capping entry and enforcing a strict 2-week quarantine, the country recently celebrated a six-day streak reporting no new locally-acquired COVID infections, according to Reuters. Australia continues this strict course of action into 2021 as it makes the…

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RIP SAT. Hello micro-credentials!
September 18, 2020

If ever there was a time to change the way we assess, Megan Harney and Patrick Leonard believe it is now. In fact, the CEO and COO of MIDAS Education have already started. In this provocative episode, the pair describe how some districts and universities are transitioning away from traditional testing and discuss how…

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Helping Higher Education Reposition Their Strengths
August 3, 2020

The Voice of B2B host, Daniel Litwin, was joined by Michael Kalman, CEO and founder of MediaCrossing, to discuss online learning opportunities in higher education. Litwin and Kalman explored the necessity of effective advertising and marketing for institutions of higher education and how COVID has impacted online learning programs. “What are the motivating factors…

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Why Certificates May Overtake College Degrees in the Career Preparation Battle
July 30, 2020

Even before the pandemic struck, the idea that a college degree was required for a fulfilling and lucrative career was being tested. Now that the world has been thrust into this great beta test of remote working and learning, getting certified looks more likely to be more important than matriculating. Google recently announced a new…

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Online Learning is Here to Stay. Learn What that Means for Universities.
June 1, 2020

Of the many things that are uncertain about how American higher education will look in fall 2020, one thing is not: Online learning is here to stay. That doesn’t mean that there will be no in-person instruction Whether or not they are offering some in-person instruction, colleges will need to enable students to participate remotely….

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