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Chef Marcus Samuelsson is ‘Undercover’ at Monroe College in New Rochelle

Celebrity chef Marcus Samuelsson spent a day at Monroe College’s culinary institute late last year — but nobody was able to recognize him. That’s because Samuelsson, a restaurateur with 30 locations in seven countries, went incognito for a celebrity edition of the CBS show “Undercover Boss,” which implants high-level executives and professionals with entry-level workers 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.

The Lifecycle of Giving

By Kristen Torres, Regional Director of Operations, Pima Medical Institute
Creating a robust community engagement program at your institution will elevate and enhance your students to better meet the needs of employers. This article highlights best practices in teaching and modeling the art of giving back.

 
 

Evaluating New Programs Before They Launch: A Simple Approach to Ensuring Program Demand, Quality, and Viability

By Wallace K. Pond, Ph.D.
Pond has seen so many programs that lacked a solid vetting process, he eventually developed his own “New Program Viability Review.” It is a comprehensive rubric that covers several basic areas and requires that items within those areas be individually scored.

The Path to Success in Certification and Licensure

Healthcare Students Learn With Virtual Reality

Written from an interview with Yasith Weerasuriya, President, Stanbridge University
Stanbridge University’s new Virtual Reality lab is allowing students, using a stylus and 3-D glasses, to virtually ‘lift’ an object off a screen, manipulate and adjust to see it at different angles, and magnify for fine details. Students can also dissect layers and components of a model for a deeper understanding of interconnectivity.

Reversing Incorrect Default Statuses, College Scorecard, Gainful Employment and CDR Inaccuracies