Week in Review

Dec/22/2020 - 4:58pm

Choosing a Career Path in 2020: Business and the Arts

 

It seems counterintuitive to place business and the arts into the same category, doesn’t it? In fact, many people who dream of working as artists do so because they can’t imagine being trapped in the business world. However—especially as the working world relies more and more …

Dec/22/2020 - 4:49pm

UTI and the Future of Career Training
A conversation with the CEO of Universal Technical Institute

Jerome Grant, CEO at UTI

Even schools with a very long history of success have found themselves upended by the circumstances of this year.

For more than half a century, UTI has been a leader in helping students prepare for automotive, diesel, welding, …

Dec/22/2020 - 3:25pm

The Ever-Changing Dynamics of Higher Education
Understanding and Engaging Today’s Post-Traditional and Online Learners

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In 2011, on the heels of the Great Recession, Wiley Education Services and Aslanian Market Research (AMR), a division of EducationDynamics, recognized not only the imminent decline in higher education enrollment, but the potential for online education to be the industry’s …

Dec/22/2020 - 3:19pm

Lessons in Leadership: Jim Bologa
How Career Colleges Are Responding to the Pandemic

Bob Martin & Lee Doubleday

 

As the education industry—and the career college sector in particular—continue to respond to the pandemic, innovation and adaptation have become cornerstones of successful operations. While campuses are reopening across the country—and others are facing additional closures and restrictions—school leaders are …

Oct/28/2020 - 10:16am

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 …

Oct/28/2020 - 10:09am

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 …

Oct/28/2020 - 9:51am

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 …

Oct/28/2020 - 9:47am

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 …

Jul/08/2020 - 1:01pm

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 …

Jul/08/2020 - 12:32pm

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 …

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