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Early Report on ‘Regulatory Relief’

Education Department offers glimpse at its efforts to ease burden of federal rules and asks for suggestions of which to end. The U.S. Department of Education on Thursday offered a first glimpse at how it is carrying out the Trump administration’s push to ease federal regulations — and asked for advice on what rules it 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.

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.

 
 

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

2016 Proprietary Higher Education Review: “Have you Tried Rebooting?”

By Tony Guida, Partner, Education Group of Duane Morris LLP
The 2016 presidential election was the equivalent of a “reboot” of the political landscape and creates an opportunity for a more predictable and prosperous future for the proprietary education sector. While rebooting works surprisingly well to fix problems for technology, the when, the how, and maybe even the why of the fixes for the sector will not be known until well into 2017.

Make the Department of Education Fair Again: An Open Letter to our Next Secretary of Education