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Teaching Job Skills Employers Want With Digital Education

Cheyney University of Pennsylvania has launched a new digital education initiative. The program officially titled “Technology Applications for Professional Success” is funded by Title III grants to strengthen Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).  The project started off in a rather unique way … Read More…

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The HBCU Role in Building a Diverse Workforce

A 2014 report from the Association of Governing Boards summarized some of the routine challenges being confronted by these schools. “Today, in an era of rapid transformation, HBCUs face historic challenges as well as new obstacles. Questions about sustainability, cost, quality, and mission … Read More…

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Performance Evaluation of FAMU President Released

Executives at Historically Black Colleges and Universities are coming under fire and scrutiny from all directions.  From students and parents lamenting the high costs of education, to state governments evaluating the funding of these schools or alumni concerned about the value of their … Read More…

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Keep Learning as Your Company Falls Apart

-When Bank of America and Countrywide announced a merger, 7,500 jobs were lost! -United and Continental airlines were cutting routes and personnel due to rising fuel costs! -UBS, Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs distributed pink slips on Wall Street only months after meltdown of … Read More…

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Online Education Offers The Perfect Balance

I wanted to share an inspiring blog posting about the value of online education, from a learner at Penn Foster Career Schools.   The writer, a student at Penn Foster, found that online education offers the perfect balance for her by allowing her work, pursue … Read More…

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