Week in Review

Nov/12/2014 - 9:39pm

Career College Central Summary:

Juan Garcia, in a letter to the editor, inaccurately and unfairly grouped an industry of for-profit schools into one stereotype.

Tri-State Cosmetology Institute is a for-profit school that has been an active part of this community since 1931. We value, above all, the education we provide to our students and our contribution to …

Nov/12/2014 - 9:27pm

Career College Central Summary:

The recent Gainful Employment (GE) regulations focusing on for-profit colleges and schools, both degree and non-degree, are mildly negative for US student loan ABS, according to Fitch Ratings.

Those loans comprise less than 10% of current Fitch-rated federal and private student loan ABS trusts. And as GE is unlikely to affect funding until …

Nov/12/2014 - 9:19pm

Career College Central Summary:

For-profit colleges have taken a beating in the court of public opinion, as former students allege that they were bum rushed into classes that saddled them with enormous debt and into majors of dubious utility that left them unprepared for the merciless 21st century global workforce. Poor and minority students were foremost …

Nov/11/2014 - 10:18pm

Career College Central Event November 13, 2014: "The Changing Role of EDU Leadership: Dr. Michael K. Clifford"








Register at: https://www4.gotomeeting.com/register/229933407





These are just some of the words used to describe Dr. Michael K. Clifford. As the founder of the predecessor to Bridgepoint Education and the transformative agent …

Nov/11/2014 - 9:59pm

Career College Central Summary:

The New York Times published another story looking into Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi’s entanglements with a corporate law firm and one of its lawyers.

According to the Times, Bondi—who won reelection last week—has maintained a close relationship with Lori Kalani, a lobbyist and lawyer. The Times has described Kalani’s employer, Dickstein Shapiro, …

Nov/11/2014 - 9:49pm

Career College Central Summary:

President and CEO, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Thomas J. Donohue:

Leave it to the heavy hand of government to hurt education with regulations intended to help. A new rule released by the Department of Education, along with two other proposals in the pipeline, stands to empower government bureaucracy in higher education while stifling …

Nov/11/2014 - 9:37pm

Career College Central Summary:

Forget what you think you know about manufacturing jobs. Factories now have a new look.

"Robotics, automation, pieces of engineering, software integration," said Matt Mead, Human Resources Director forSiemens' Drive Technologies plant in Alpharetta, Georgia.

Yet, in many cases, the perceptions of factories are different.

"When you talk to people about this, they say, I …

Nov/10/2014 - 10:12pm

Publisher Ryan Busch interviews Pete Janzow, Open Badges Lead for Pearson, as part of the 2014 APSCU Conference Rewind video interview series filmed live at the APSCU conference in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Career College Central would like to thank Pearson Learning Solutions and Plattform for making this series possible. Please visit these organizations to …

Nov/10/2014 - 9:59pm

Career College Central Summary:

A San Francisco Bay Area woman was sentenced to more than 16 years in prison for running what prosecutors said was a sham university that served as a front for an immigration scam.

Susan Xiao-Ping Su, founder and president of the phony Tri-Valley University in Pleasanton, was accused of charging hundreds of foreigners, …

Nov/10/2014 - 9:52pm

Career College Central Summary:

The for-profit college industry is booming in the U.S., despite a federal crackdown and thanks in no small part to the Internet, which has made the prospect of stay-at-home education seem plausible, if not quite prudent. But many online universities are non-accredited, barely staffed, and financially predatory: Just this month, a woman …

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