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Enrollment Hub Removes Barriers to Access at Northland Pioneer College

Northland Pioneer College in Arizona has launched a new constituent relationship management platform as part of a strategic goal to grow enrollment, particularly for under-represented students.

Intel, NSF to Invest $150M in Semiconductor Education, Research and Workforce Development

Over the next decade, Intel will partner with universities, community colleges and technical educators across the United States to establish semiconductor manufacturing education and research collaborations, bolster the workforce and tackle technical challenges in the industry.

Open Textbook Library Reaches 1,000 Titles

Just in time for its 10-year anniversary, the Open Textbook Library's collection of open education resources has surpassed 1,000 titles.

CUNY Investing $8M in Online Education Initiative

The City University of New York is launching CUNY Online, a new online education initiative tasked with producing high-quality online courses and programs and building online degree capacity across the institution.



AAC&U Announces 2022-2023 Institute on Open Educational Resources

The American Association of Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) is now accepting applications for its 2022-2023 Institute on Open Educational Resources, a year-long training program on designing and implementing OER plans on campus.

Oregon State U Project Seeks Pandemic Reflections from Students and Faculty

A new project out of Oregon State University is calling for submissions from college students, faculty and staff about how they've coped with the psychological impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

UT Austin Streamlines Financial Aid Process for Students

The University of Texas at Austin is making it easier for students to apply for and receive financial aid. The institution moved from a homegrown financial aid to Oracle’s Student Financial Planning solution, part of the Oracle Student Cloud, in order to automate financial aid activities and provide a better experience for students and administrators, according to a news announcement.

Video Wall Showcases Student Success at Fayetteville State University

North Carolina's Fayetteville State University recently unveiled a video wall in its Rudolph Jones Student Center that highlights successful student internships and post-graduate employment.

Coursera, Milken Center for Advancing the American Dream Offer Tuition-Free Skills Training

Online learning platform Coursera and the Milken Center for Advancing the American Dream (MCAAD), a think tank focused on advancing economic and social mobility for all, have partnered to launch The American Dream Academy, a new program that will provide free job skills training to up to 200,000 underserved learners in the United States.

InScribe Adds Synchronous Tools to Virtual Community Platform

Virtual community platform InScribe, which sets up peer-to-peer Q&A spaces where participants can find help and resources, share ideas and connect with one another, is adding synchronous features that enable real-time conversations and engagement.