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New Hampshire Republicans Seem Really Determined To Make Voting Harder

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 02.08.2017 | Politics

New Hampshire lawmakers are considering legislation that would make voting more difficult for college students, military personnel and others living t...

This 94-Year-Old Woman Just Graduated From College With A 4.0 GPA

The Huffington Post | Nina Golgowski | Posted 01.18.2017 | Fifty

A 94-year-old woman is proving that it’s never too late to achieve your dreams. Amy Craton of Honolulu is hoping to inspire others to “learn as l...

Time for Higher Ed Partnerships to 'Prove it'

Julian L. Alssid | Posted 08.26.2016 | College
Julian L. Alssid

Recently, my organization, College for America at Southern New Hampshire University, has been getting a fair amount of press about our recently announced partnership with Anthem, Inc.: Accredited college degree programs for 50,000 eligible workers, at no cost, if they want it.

Debt-free Degrees, Workforce Development, and 100 Business Leaders at the White House

Julian L. Alssid | Posted 05.21.2016 | Politics
Julian L. Alssid

Eighteen months away from the 2016 election, our national workforce and higher education policy arena already includes the campaign trail nearly as much as it does our nation's capital.

The Education Innovators

Steven M. Gillon | Posted 06.23.2015 | Education
Steven M. Gillon

There has been lots of talk the past few years about the coming "disruption" in higher education. Technology, critics suggest, will present traditional colleges and universities with daunting challenges. Some have estimated that half will be forced to close their doors in the next 15 years.

Sparks Fly: Competency-Based Education Catches

Julian L. Alssid | Posted 06.15.2015 | College
Julian L. Alssid

Our educational outcomes -- particularly for lower-wage workers -- remain abysmal. And, our quality of life is suffering -- the Social Progress Index 2015 ranks the U.S. 16th in the world on that measure. And, yet, I see a glimmer of hope.

A Dark Day and a New Dawn -- The Evolution of Higher Education and Workforce Learning

Julian L. Alssid | Posted 05.09.2015 | Education
Julian L. Alssid

Colleges close and merge, but that this happened so quickly to a school of such standing was a disturbance of a different dimension. If Sweet Briar was a glimpse of one future for higher education, I got a look at an alternate future in Oakland.

Is "Upskilling" Just a State of the Union Pipedream?

Julian L. Alssid | Posted 03.24.2015 | Education
Julian L. Alssid

President Obama may only have named two example of business upping its game in educating its workforce, but that hardly means he is wanting for examples. They're out there.

Is Your Head of HR Thinking About Supply Chain Management?

Julian L. Alssid | Posted 01.20.2015 | Business
Julian L. Alssid

Amidst what seems like 1,000 panel discussions in 1,000 Washington, DC conference rooms every month, a truly revolutionary idea for unlocking business growth emerged from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation just before Thanksgiving.

Higher Education -- What's the Point?

Julian L. Alssid | Posted 12.07.2014 | Education
Julian L. Alssid

What is the point of education? It can no longer be an either/or question--learning versus experience. The reality is we need both to ensure we have the workforce we need for the next century and the citizens ready to make the most of it.

Higher Education Changes for Adult Students. Or Does It?

Council for Adult and Experiential Learning | Posted 03.18.2014 | Impact
Council for Adult and Experiential Learning

Four Noteworthy Developments in 2013...And What We're Watching in 2014 Written by Beth Doyle, Sr. Director of Marketing & Communication, Council for ...

This University Is Booming, But Don't Compare It To A For-Profit College

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 01.23.2014 | College

There's a good chance you've seen commercials advertising Southern New Hampshire University, even if you don't live anywhere near the state. Althou...

Guess Who Has the Key to Washington's New 'College Report Cards' -- Before They Are Written?

Julian L. Alssid | Posted 02.19.2014 | Education
Julian L. Alssid

As Washington plans a new program to issue 'report cards' on colleges and universities, they should probably know there's a group that is already sending CliffsNotes to every school in the country: employers.

Learning Revolution Comes to the Workplace

Julian L. Alssid | Posted 10.20.2013 | College
Julian L. Alssid

I think it's pretty obvious by now that Washington lawmakers are not going to lead us to robust economic recovery and employment any time soon. The evidence just keeps mounting.

A Most Incredible Journey

Pamme Boutselis | Posted 10.08.2013 | College
Pamme Boutselis

I've been on the road for the past two weeks, traveling across the country in a branded bus with others from the university for which I work. "Hmmm, bus trip across the country for a university," you think. "She must be a college recruiter." Guess again.