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HIGHER EDUCATION NEWS, WEDNESDAY, JUNE 7, 2017

* How student loan forgiveness changed graduates’ paths. The New York Times reports: http://snip.ly/v7qpz

* SUNY/CUNY parents, get your paperwork in order: Today’s the first day to apply for the new Excelsior Scholarship program. The Times Union reports: http://snip.ly/ncyd4

* New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman joined a coalition of states calling for action on student loan discharge. Insider Higher Ed reports: http://snip.ly/utbj0

* Crunch time for decisions on higher ed regs. Politico provides the scoop: http://snip.ly/mqbth

* eCampus News reports on the top five disruptive technologies in higher ed: http://snip.ly/rl5mg

* Providing an “open” pathway for non-traditional learners. Evolllution reports: http://snip.ly/ss7vc

* Harvard University’s reported decision to rescind the admissions offers of at least 10 people for posting offensive memes sheds light on a lesser-known student forum: the meme thread. The Chronicle of Higher Education takes a look at this trend: http://snip.ly/kqvw5

* Why colleges need to embrace the apprenticeship. The Chronicle of Higher Education reports: http://snip.ly/cvou4

* Q&A: First-generation students. The New York Times asked five first-generation journalism students to interview other first-generation students at their colleges about the challenges they have faced. Here’s what they found: http://snip.ly/ok81r

* Realtor.com looked at 336 college degrees to determine which would most quickly put their bearers in a financial position to buy a home. The New York Times reports: http://snip.ly/vwlmw

MEMBER NEWS

* Liz Rodbell, president of Hudson’s Bay and Lord & Taylor, gives sound advice to LIM College’s 2017 graduates. Footwear News reports: http://snip.ly/094ed

* Jamestown Business College celebrates 131st commencement ceremony. The Jamestown Post Journal reports: http://snip.ly/pkf2q

APC News

APC Innovation Summit

APC Innovation Summit will be held Tuesday, June 13 – Thursday, June 15 at the Mohonk Mountain House in New Paltz, NY. For more information, please contact Donna @ dgurnett@apc-colleges.org






 

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