But the tone around how to handle the pandemic is shifting. How do we help our students, faculty, and staff realize that we all are going to have to live with this? one dean asks.
January 17, 2022
The mayoral transition comes at a pivotal point: The pandemic amplified existing enrollment struggles at many schools. Many college students are dealing with issues outside the classroom that can impact what happens inside it. And the state has an ambitious goal of having 65% of its residents earn a certificate, credential, or degree by 2025.
January 11, 2022
Credits are “stranded” when a university withholds transcripts because a student owes them money. About 60,000 people in the region are believed to have stranded credits.
December 20, 2021
The question has taken on new urgency for the University of Akron and its neighbors after two people were killed at a party this fall.
December 13, 2021
The state's flagship university, for example, plans to offer a debt-free degree through a combination of grants, scholarships, and work opportunities. The goal is for students to avoid taking out loans.
December 6, 2021
An analysis of the 26 higher-education institutions in the Crain’s colleges and universities full digital list saw about a 3.8% decrease in combined undergraduate and graduate full-time equivalent enrollment since the same period in 2020.
November 15, 2021
Employers are reaching out in droves to Northeast Ohio’s colleges and universities. One university career director said she hasn’t seen anything like this over her 15 years in the industry.
November 1, 2021
The percentage of students completing the federal aid application has fallen during the pandemic. About 62% of Ohio’s high school class of 2021 completed a FAFSA as of last month. That’s nearly a 5% drop from the previous academic year.
October 10, 2021
Northeast Ohio is a medical mecca, and health care is one of the biggest drivers of the local economy. But a recent analysis of federal data shows that some health care credentials don’t have much, if any, long-term economic payoff for individuals.
October 4, 2021
Those who are parents told Cuyahoga Community College officials that uncertainty around their kids’ K-12 school schedules influenced choices they made about their own educations. The strength of the current job market affected things, too.
October 3, 2021