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Choosing a Career Path in 2020: Information Technology

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Choosing a Career Path in 2020: Information Technology

 

2020 has wreaked havoc on global infrastructure, public health, and lots of peoples’ financial security, prompting many to consider new, more future-proof lines of work. As COVID-19 swept the world and most major organizations were forced to cease operations or modify their workforces to operate entirely remotely, two …

Helping People Build Their Lives

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Helping People Build Their Lives
How Midwest Technical Institute and Delta Technical College are training students for the future

They say those who can’t do, teach. But in the case of Brian Huff and Mike Casper, those who can do teach—and then open a school.

After these two high school friends became trained welders and saw the abundance …

Triangle Tech and Preparing for the Future

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Triangle Tech and Preparing for the Future
How career colleges are finding a new way forward in response to a global pandemic

If the name of the game this year is adaptability, Triangle Tech has made some ambitious strides in that direction. As schools nationwide grapple with how to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic—and still offer their …

The Deteriorating Mental Health of U.S. College Students: Part III

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The Deteriorating Mental Health of U.S. College Students: Part III

 

How high school and college counselors can support students

 

When Career College Central began its series on the mental health of college students, the novel virus COVID-19 did not exist in humans. The phrase “new normal” wasn’t part of our collective vocabulary, and most laypeople probably didn’t …

Choosing a Career Path in 2020: Mechanical Sciences

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Maybe school has never really been your thing. Maybe the idea of sitting behind the same computer, in the same desk chair, day after day is agonizing. Maybe the idea of doing the same thing for the rest of your life as a way to earn a living is even more agonizing. But a job …

Taking to the Airwaves of the Internet

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Taking to the Airwaves of the Internet
Imagine America Radio now broadcasting nationwide

They say everything old is new again, and that’s how it can feel when it comes to podcasting. While video is still huge, social media still a must, and sharp branded images still an essential part of your marketing, it turns out that recording …

Scott Shaw’s Lessons in Leadership

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Scott’s Lessons
How career colleges are learning from COVID-19

Bob Martin & Lee Doubleday

When we look at major trends in education, crises play a big role in shaping how the industry responds to students and employers alike. But no global event has had such a dramatic effect on schools as the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has had …

The Deteriorating Mental Health of U.S. College Students: Part II

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The Deteriorating Mental Health of U.S. College Students: Part II

How college and university leaders can build a culture of mental wellness across campus

 

Jenni Valentino, Senior Writer

 

Higher education, ideally, leads to knowledge, fulfillment, an expanded worldview, and increased opportunities later in life. Unfortunately, it can also lead to stress, pressure, time management challenges, financial worries and …

Choosing a Career Path in 2020: Health Sciences

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Choosing a Career Path in 2020: Health Sciences

 

By the time we reach adulthood, most of us have spent time in a hospital, doctor’s office or other medical facility. Once you have, you know that your interactions with the people working in those facilities – from physicians to nurses to assistants to technicians to receptionists – …

Introducing Imagine America Radio

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Introducing Imagine America Radio
Tune in for episodes focusing on the most important issues in career education

The Imagine America Foundation is excited to join the world of podcasting! This year we are announcing the launch of Imagine America Radio, a podcast channel that will share the perspective of our colleges and our students on important trends …

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