Week in Review

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 …

Jul/08/2020 - 12:21pm

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 …

Jul/08/2020 - 12:14pm

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 …

Feb/17/2020 - 3:14pm

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 – …

Feb/17/2020 - 3:13pm

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 …

Feb/17/2020 - 3:06pm

Reaching High Schoolers Offline
Using marketing in real life to connect with prospective students

Bob Martin

When developing a marketing plan in the internet age, it can be very tempting to put all your focus on your digital advertising programs. And while such efforts are essential to a successful campaign, offline efforts are still a critical component to …

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