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Northwestern College Conducts December 2017 Nursing Pinning Ceremony for Graduates

[Bridgeview, IL] Northwestern College’s Violet L. Schumacher School of Nursing held a pinning ceremony on Saturday, December 9 to honor the College’s December 2017 Nursing graduates. Twenty three (23) Nursing students participated in the traditional pinning ceremony that signifies a student’s formal induction into the Nursing profession. The pinning ceremony took place in the auditorium 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.

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.

 
 

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.

Knowing Your Responsibility as a Plan Sponsor

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 Principles of Professionalism: Ensuring Students Make the Grade in the Real World