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Ohio has a new law that toughens penalties for those convicted of hazing on state college campuses. Now the public colleges themselves are taking action to prevent hazing. The Interuniversity Council, which represents Ohio’s public universities, has what it says is a zero-tolerance approach to hazing. It includes, among other things, the automatic dismissal of …

Saving Money / Savings Tips Geber86/Getty Images Commuting has always been one of the most unpleasant parts of working life – and the most expensive. During pandemic shutdowns, Americans have saved an average of $2,000 each on transportation costs, or $758 million a day since the pandemic hit in March 2020. Next: 31 days of …

The fastest, most solid way to grow Maine’s economy and attract new people to the state is to focus on the assets we have, not the ones we want to have. For many years, Maine considered various ways of recharging its economy, but it largely ignored three institutions with incredible strength and capacity for growth: …

GREENVILLE — Bob Jones University will become the last private higher education institution in South Carolina to become a member of a financial support and advocacy organization. South Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities is an organization that helps schools collaborate, provides scholarships and grants to students, and advocates for private institutions. Its Board of Directors …

The proposed 500 MW long-life energy storage project in San Diego County is beginning a multi-year process to obtain federal and state approval. It would not enter service until 2030. July 20, 2021 David Wagman San Vicente Reservoir Image: City of San Diego A 500 MW pumped energy storage project jointly proposed by the City …

SPRINGFIELD — State higher education agencies released updated COVID-19 guidelines on Monday encouraging all public and private higher education institutions in Illinois to publish mandatory vaccination policies. “Vaccination against COVID-19 is now widely available and everyone over the age of 12 is eligible,” the document says. “Vaccination is the primary prevention strategy against COVID-19 and …

The graph shows the 7-day positivity rate for tests performed from June 1. Data from the Illinois Department of Public Health was used to calculate the averages. (Credit: Jerry Nowicki of Capitol News Illinois) Monday July 19, 2021 University of Illinois, other schools have already issued warrants By JERRY NOWICKICapitol News [email protected] SPRINGFIELD – State …

State higher education agencies have released an update COVID-19 Tips Monday, encouraging all public and private higher education institutions in Illinois to issue mandatory vaccination policies. “Vaccination against COVID-19 is now widely available and all people over 12 are eligible,” the guidance document says. “Vaccination is the primary prevention strategy against COVID-19 and all public …

While a rewarding career shouldn’t be measured solely by your starting salary, a major motivation for graduating from college is the knowledge that you can earn significant income. Some higher education institutions rank significantly lower in expected salaries than others. The analyzes of economic modelers have detailed News week, US colleges at the lower performing …

BUFFALO, NY (WKBW) — Local colleges are still feeling the effects of the pandemic. Restrictions are lifted, but the number of registrations is decreasing or remaining stable. “Students have had some really tough choices to make during the pandemic for some of them choosing to put their higher education aspirations on hold,” said Dr. Matthew …

Fourteen of Ohio’s private colleges are part of a new initiative to streamline the transfer process for community college students. The effort, dubbed the Ohio Consortium for Transfer Pathways to the Liberal Arts, is spearheaded by the Council of Independent Colleges and the Ohio Foundation of Independent Colleges. According to a recent press release, this …

Start your day with LAist Sign up for the Morning Brief, delivered on weekdays. Audin Leung, a senior at the University of California, Davis, has spent his entire college career championing a new concept – free periodicals on every campus. “People are surprised, or they think it’s a radical idea, but it’s not a very …

During the uncertainty of the pandemic, a large number of students opted for a gap year. This sent a wave of ripples through higher education institutions, and colleges have now devised new methods to bounce back from an unusual year. Including all of its institutions, the New Hampshire university system has said the pandemic has …

By Emily Forschen, CalMatters Audin Leung, senior at the University of California at Davis, has spent her entire college career championing a new concept: free vintage products on every campus. “People are surprised, or they think it’s a radical idea, but it’s not a very radical idea because it’s a basic need,” Leung said. Leung …

Idaho’s eight public colleges and universities are using a new platform to make it easier for students to browse online courses shared between institutions. The selection of the new platform, announced on July 8, is the latest step in the public education system’s Online Idaho initiative, a multi-year plan to better manage resources and offerings …

The potential income outlook is the most important metric for some students when deciding which college to attend. Fortunately, Emsi’s economic data analysts crushed the numbers that matter to reveal higher education institutions offering bachelor’s graduates the highest average salaries. Dr Stuart Muller, director of personalized counseling for higher education at Emsi Burning Glass, explained …

Colleges can charge up to $ 8,000 to start pantries, organize educational events, and create task forces to reduce food insecurity. University of Minnesota Now Eligible to Apply for State Funding to Address Food Insecurity and Receive “Hunger Free Campus” Designation After Gov. Tim Walz Signed Revised Hunger Free Campus Act , initially adopted in …

When the California Accreditation Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC) released the results of its six-year assessment of City College San Francisco in 2012, it found the school so deficient in management that ‘she imposed a series of sanctions that, if ignored, would shut down the college or reduce it to its shadow. The …