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LaGuardia Community College is creating an Office of Credit for Prior Learning, a first for the college and for the City University of New York system. The idea is to give working adults, especially those returning to college, credits for work experience and accomplishments outside the classroom so they can earn degrees in less time.
It all started with an FSU student, Nathaniel Tackett, who had no idea what his next meal would be one day during the 2021 spring semester. He decided to do something about it. A year later, FSU established EBT (Electronic Benefits Transfer) card terminals in qualifying locations on campus to help students facing food insecurity.
About 4.8 million undergraduate students in the United States are parents. Like so many parents, one of the most significant hurdles that student-parents face is affording adequate child care. While hundreds of colleges offer on-campus care, securing a spot is no easy feat, nor is it always more affordable than off-campus care. One estimate shows that current on-campus child-care centers only meet the needs of 5 percent of student-parents.
On Feb. 5, 2019, William Freeman III walked out of prison, knowing full well that his past would loom over his shoulder like a shadow. Freeman offers a personal account on the barriers facing justice-involved people and what having a second chance really means.
The American Council on Education (ACE) is partnering with the Department of Education (ED) to host a one-hour webinar on to help campus leaders learn about the temporary changes to the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program and how they can help borrowers who are seeking to have their student loan debt forgiven. Register for this free webinar.
Studies abound about the state of mental health and college students. Citing some measure of sadness, anxiety, feelings of burnout, or use of unhealthy coping skills, these studies say the same thing: College students are struggling. Leaders in Washington are starting to listen. The Biden administration recently called on colleges to use federal COVID relief funding to add mental health support for students.