What nudge communication helped make community college students 21% more likely to return?

What nudge communication helped make community college students more likely to return? Reported by Education Dive, a new research study from University of Florida showed that a one-course tuition waiver with clear return steps made students 21% more likely to return. The takeaway? It’s not just about communication volume and timing. It’s about the communication […]

If tuition is free, do our campuses become our difference?

If tuition is free, do our campuses become our difference? Reported by Education Dive, Georgetown College in Kentucky is experimenting with full-tuition scholarships for students from neighboring counties who enroll full-time and live on campus. While this is an enrollment growth initiative for a tuition-dependent institution currently struggling financially, is this also a potential model […]

Is your campus ready to go vegan?

Is your campus ready to go vegan? Reported by Education Dive, the University of North Texas and the University of California, San Diego both have all-vegan dining halls, designed through evolving student demand with a growing preference for plant-based eating. Other institutions have “Meatless Monday” programs, plant-based food trucks, and are increasingly shifting their menus […]

Employee Upskilling Initiatives at Google

Americans need digital skills to get ahead. To provide those skills, Google launched Grow with Google in 2017, and so far the program has trained more than three million Americans on digital skills. Through a network of 5,000-plus partner organizations, including schools, nonprofits, and local libraries, more people are getting the skills, connections, and opportunities […]

SNHU’s new transfer partnership with Pennsylvania community colleges

What happens when your state’s community college system makes an enormous transfer agreement with an out-of-state private institution? Reported by Education Dive, students from Pennsylvania’s 14 community colleges will now be able to transfer up to 90 credits to Southern New Hampshire University and complete their degree for $288 per credit hour, a 10% discount […]