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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.

 
 

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

Web Accessibility in Education Must Be a Higher Priority

By Jennifer Flood JD, President and CEO, National Compliance Group
As schools expand into the online space by way of courses, content for classes, and even enrollment, those web properties and related material must be accessible to those with disabilities. This article will discuss the legal background, penalties for non-compliance and what we can do moving forward.

Court Rules Students Training in Clinics are Not Employees Under the FLSA