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Medical college expands in Colorado Springs as other for-profit schools close

Big blue letters identifying Pima Medical Institute’s new location aren’t hard to spot from Interstate 25 near the Rockrimmon exit. “We’re pretty visible now,” said Tara Dailey, director of the Colorado Springs campus, one of 17 brick-and-mortar schools in the for-profit family- and employee-owned system. Pima’s 400 local students in medical, dental, pharmacy and veterinary More Info »

Washington News Brief

By Sharon H. Bob, Ph.D., Higher Education Specialist, Powers Pyles Sutter and Verville, PC
The following is a summary of important higher education news originating from Washington D.C.

Make Your Graduates More Employable

Basic Conversational Spanish for Non-Spanish Speaking Students and Spanish for the Spanish-Speaking Students
By Luis Garcia Jr., Garcia-Shilling International (GSI) and Stephen B. Friedheim, Education Systems & Solutions
Incorporate basic Spanish and the results will not only please you, your students and your employers, but the changes will enable your school to fulfill its mission – greater graduate employment.

 
 

Make Your Graduates More Employable

Basic Conversational Spanish for Non-Spanish Speaking Students and Spanish for the Spanish-Speaking Students
By Luis Garcia Jr., Garcia-Shilling International (GSI) and Stephen B. Friedheim, Education Systems & Solutions
Incorporate basic Spanish and the results will not only please you, your students and your employers, but the changes will enable your school to fulfill its mission – greater graduate employment.

Online Delivery: Silver Bullet or Potential Trap? And What Questions any Institution of Higher Education Should be Asking

From Predictive to Proactive: How One Institution is Applying Data to Raise the Bar on Student Support

By Dr. S. David Vaillancourt, Chief Academic Officer, The College of Health Care Professions and Bruce Schneider, Vice President of Business Engineering, Ambassador Education Solutions
Student behavioral data often has the biggest impact on student support efforts and retention outcomes. Learn how CHCP and Ambassador put an intelligence plan in place that not only tracks activity data, but makes it actionable.

Continuing Education Courses, Credentials Make for Better Teachers

Written from an Interview with Dr. Joseph F. Shiver II, Director, Faculty Development, Joint Special Operations University
Continuing education courses and the Certified Higher Education Professional credential help to make faculty better and more creative instructors, which helps to keep students involved and retained.

Competition Among Superheroes: Qualitative Assessment of Schools Within a Multi-Campus Group