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Should Your Campus Bookstore Sell Books?

By Stuart Grinell, Vice President of Business Development and Ande Jenkins, Senior Director of Business Development, Ambassador Education Solutions
The landscape of the campus bookstore is changing as students look to other sources to purchase print and digital course materials at the best price possible. Yet this doesn’t mean the demise of this on-campus hub, but rather an opportunity to reposition the store itself.

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.

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.

How Accommodating is Your College?

By Darren K. Sharp, Partner, Co-leader of the Higher Education Industry Team, Armstrong Teasdale
College students with disabilities are afforded legal rights under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), as amended, and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act (§504), including the right to seek reasonable accommodations from their schools to participate and succeed in their academic careers. This article addresses the more common legal accommodations provided under applicable federal statutes.

Exploring Educational and Healthcare Provider Partnerships to Improve Graduate Placement and Healthcare Recruiting Outcomes

By Dr. Amanda Smith, Vice Provost - Curriculum and Academic Services and Beth Garland, Senior Vice President - Strategic Operations, Ultimate Medical Academy
As healthcare providers face increasing competition to source strong employees in a tight labor market, proactive partnerships with educational institutions can help build a pipeline of job-ready candidates. This article discusses how Ultimate Medical Academy is implementing a strategic plan to help graduates obtain jobs and to help healthcare employers reduce interview-to-hire ratios, optimize hiring channels, and decrease hiring costs.

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.

The Path to Success in Certification and Licensure

By LeeAnn Rohmann, President, Legacy Education and Lori Sypher, Vice President of Sales, Private Sector Education, Elsevier Education
When a school is struggling with certification and licensure outcomes, it is necessary to understand the cause in order to determine the best solution. Schools that adopt a personalized learning program are more likely to see improvement in their certification and licensure rates.