Do remedial courses help students if they don’t count toward their degree?

Do remedial classes help students if they don’t count toward their degree? Reported by Inside Higher Ed, with research showing that students are more likely to complete transfer-level math and English courses if they can earn credit for them, California created a bill in 2018 which restricts community colleges from requiring remedial courses, which has […]

Morehouse benefactor is now backing income-based financing for HBCU’s

A Morehouse benefactor is now backing income-based financing for HBCU’s. Reported by EdSurge, Vista Equity Partners CEO Robert E. Smith, who paid $34 million to settle the loan debt for Morehouse College’s graduates back in 2019, has now set up the Student Freedom Initiative, designed to provide financial support for HBCU students through income-based financing. […]

Esports Growth During the Pandemic

powered by Sounder College esports was surging in popularity even before the pandemic, but the intricacies of esports are still new to many leaders in higher education. How can institutions accelerate the adoption of esports? Joey Gawrysiak, Director of Esports at Shenandoah University, joined the Enrollment Growth University to talk about the “more than games” […]

The pandemic’s pressure on the existing college preparedness problem

Will the pandemic put even more pressure on the existing college preparedness problem? Reported by EdSurge, prior to the pandemic, according to the Community College Research Center, nearly 2/3 of entering community college students lacked the math and language skills necessary for college-level placement. And prior developmental education interventions have proven less than effective, with […]