Insights & Outlooks

Reimagining Higher Ed for Equity and Student Parent Success

“Was higher ed designed for minority students?”  A student asked this question during a Temple University “Sociology of Education” class…

Higher learning for a higher purpose: Fighting inequality in the ‘human work’ era

COVID-19 has upended the global economy with astonishing speed and severity. Millions have had their work environments drastically changed,…

COVID-19

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I am in my senior year and want to take advantage of networking opportunities for my future career, but do I just become a non-present parent for my kids? Do I delay adjusting my immigration status until I am done with school, but risk losing status and being deported? What do I do? It’s a question no one else can answer for me.

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Fall 2020: A Senior In The Making, A Mother Soon Breaking

I, like the rest of nearly four million student parents, am already juggling a million different tasks all at…

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  • Rethinking PLA: The Urgency of Counting Prior Learning

    As the country works toward economic recovery in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, there are at least 10 million unemployed Americans, many of whom are lookin…

  • Improving Workforce Success among America’s College Students

    As the presidential campaign of 2020 kicks into high gear, the stagnation of worker earnings in recent decades has drawn much attention and comment from the ca…

  • A Vision for Re-Defining the Relationship Between Colleges and Employers

    Last year, JP Morgan Chase announced it would end its decades-long practice of on-campus recruiting. The news came at a time when many large companies like App…

  • What “Persistence and Retention” Means for Adult Learners

    In an era when declining enrollment looms large, and the demographics of higher education are undergoing an unprecedented shift. Colleges and universities are …

  • Transforming the Transcript

    Flipping the Script: Making sure all learning counts.“I was worried I would not be able to find a job due to my lack of experience, inadequate resume and now, …

  • Capturing All Learning, and Documenting It, Too

    Elon University serves as one of the leaders in experiential education, expanding students’ knowledge beyond the classroom to the real world. These experiences…

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