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A Crash Course in Innovation and Design

Bryant University’s three-day IDEA program gives first-year students hands-on learning experience across disciplines alongside older peers and campus leaders to promote creative thinking and problem-solving. The experience now has a focus on student well-being as well as a live panel for students to pitch solutions.

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Career Prep Tip: Helping Students Find a Professional Mentor

Colleges and universities turn to their alumni cohorts to aid students in developing professional and life skills.

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Report: 4 Ways to Engage and Graduate Stopped-Out Students

California Competes’ latest research identifies barriers and strategies to help adult learners who dropped out of college re-enroll and earn a degree.

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New Report Provides Deep Analysis of Post-9/11 GI Bill Outcomes

The report uses cross-agency data sharing to measure the program’s influence on college access and student success.

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Success Program Launch: Rural Ambassadors Shine a Light on Their Communities

A student ambassador program at California State University, Chico, provides rural students with peer support, advocacy and research opportunities.

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Advising Guides Help Texas Community College Students Transfer

An initiative at Alamo Colleges District provides step-by-step information for students looking to transfer to a four-year institution, reducing time to transfer and ensuring all credits apply toward their degree.

Colleges Urge Education Dept. to Keep Rules Allowing Inclusive Access

Seventy-five administrators and professors from at least 61 institutions are calling on the Education Department in a letter released Wednesday...
Jason Brummond holds copies of the Solon Economist and the Mount Vernon-Lisbon Sun.

How Iowa Student Journalists Saved 2 Small-Town Papers

In what may be the first such acquisition of its kind, the independent student paper at Iowa’s flagship university has purchased two local weekly newspapers.