higher education

Connections: Discussing the college experience during the pandemic

Colleges across the country have taken a variety of approaches to addressing student safety during the pandemic. Some institutions have already shut...
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Fri, 09/25/2020 - 10:25am
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Connections: Local college and university presidents on their reopening plans, part 2

Most colleges and universities are planning to welcome students back to campus in just a few weeks. The schools bring a range of approaches – from...
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Wed, 08/05/2020 - 10:44am
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Connections: Toby Merrill on the plight of student loan debt and predatory lending

Brighton graduate Toby Merrill was named to Time Magazine's list of the "100 Next." That's because Merrill has been a leader in the fight against...
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Fri, 07/17/2020 - 10:19am
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Connections: Re-imagining the University of Rochester

"Why not take a blank piece of paper and think about how best to conduct education?” That question comes from a new team at the University of Rochester...
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Fri, 07/10/2020 - 10:14am
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Connections: Local college presidents discuss their reopening plans for the fall

A number of area colleges and universities have announced they plan to reopen in the fall. Their plans come with modifications to the academic calendar,...
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Mon, 06/29/2020 - 10:29am
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Connections: Discussing the mental health "epidemic" on college campuses

Psychiatrists and mental health counselors across the country say college students are facing a campus mental health "epidemic." NPR reported on the...
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Fri, 05/08/2020 - 10:19am
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Connections: Should colleges and universities reopen in the fall?

In a recent op-ed for the New York Times, Brown University president Christina Paxson wrote that it won't be easy, but college campuses must reopen in...
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Wed, 05/06/2020 - 10:25am
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Connections: How the coronavirus pandemic is affecting local colleges and universities

The coronavirus pandemic has led to a number of challenges for institutions of higher education. Students are learning remotely, and faculty are doing...
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Thu, 04/16/2020 - 10:13am
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SUNY Empire State College launches Empire Opportunity Program for 2020 academic year

SUNY Empire State College is launching the Empire Opportunity Program for the 2020 academic year. The program offers financial aid and academic support...
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Tue, 02/18/2020 - 12:32pm
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Connections: Exploring the role of chief diversity officers on college and university campuses

Inside Higher Ed reports that more institutions now have chief diversity officers than ever before. But what do those positions entail? How do colleges...
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Tue, 01/14/2020 - 9:59am
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