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HIGHER EDUCATION NEWS, WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 3, 2018

* Proposed requirements for occupational therapists to have more advanced degrees to work in the field could cause problems for community colleges. Inside Higher Ed reports: http://bit.ly/2lJR4jk

* Cuomo wants food pantries at all public colleges. Inside Higher Ed reports: http://bit.ly/2A8YP7l

* A study by the National Center for Education Statistics details the benefits of college courses in high school. The Watertown Daily Times writes: http://bit.ly/2ChvOrW

* The Washington Post writes about how Washington could shape higher education in 2018: http://wapo.st/2A6V9Do

* As 2017 comes to a close, The Atlantic offers nine charts that help contextualize the year in education issues: http://theatln.tc/2CdWs5i

* 2018’s challenge: Too many jobs, not enough workers. The Washington Post reports: http://wapo.st/2Cy3RzK

* Open educational resources had its breakthrough in 2017. Next year, it will become an essential teaching tool. EdSurge writes: http://bit.ly/2CkmBTi

MEMBER NEWS

* LIM College students win Accessories Council Competition and scholarships. Accessories Magazine reports: http://bit.ly/2lPP9dN

APC News

Save the Date!

APC’s winter membership meeting will be held on Tuesday, January 23rd at the Albany Renaissance Hotel. Please contact Donna Gurnett @ dgurnett@apc-colleges.org for details.