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ICYMI: HIGHER EDUCATION NEWS, WEDNESDAY, MAY 18, 2016

* The state Education Department has received a subpoena in connection with a probe by U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara’s office into a number of energy-related state entities and developers. Politico NY writes: http://politi.co/1Nx0fPd

* Paying to Work –There’s a new twist in the debate over unpaid internships, whether colleges should charge tuition for them. Inside Higher Ed reports: http://bit.ly/1qqYHLz

* Inside higher Ed publishes the confessions of a community college dean, “The other legacy of the for-profit college boom: former employees cast adrift.” http://bit.ly/1R6DZGx

* The U.S. Department of Education is piloting a program to offer high school students grants for college classes. The Wall Street Journal reports: http://on.wsj.com/1R6APTd (subscription required)

* Kevin Currie, special advisor to the Dean of the College of Professional Studies, Northeastern University, asks readers of The Evolllution, “What form does online take in your institution’s future?” http://bit.ly/1W0yEIV

* New research finds that The College Scorecard made a difference, but that it was concentrated among advantaged students. The Chronicle of Higher Ed reports: http://bit.ly/1Xp6eYo

* Trump’s emerging higher ed platform. Inside Higher Ed reports: http://bit.ly/1Xxm17K

* The Huffington Post reports that the gainful employment rule is in danger of not happening. Jonathon Glass, Cooley LLC, is quoted: http://huff.to/1X5kjtH

* What young men of color can teach us about the achievement gap. NPR reports: http://n.pr/1Yloct8

MEMBER NEWS

* Berkeley College partners with Fresenius University of Germany to educate future global business leaders. Forbes reports: http://onforb.es/1R6JeWF

* As Berkeley College continues celebrating 85 years, its third system-wide president, Michael J. Smith, was recently inaugurated to the office at the campus in Woodland Park. New Jersey Business reports: http://bit.ly/1TlYnIf

* President and CEO of the National Black Chamber of Commerce, Harry Alford, to serve as keynote speaker at The College of Westchester’s 100th Commencement. The College of Westchester reports: http://bit.ly/1OzLwxW

* 10th Annual First Exposure Premiere For Young Filmmakers took place on May 15, 2016 at Five Towns College. The Long Island Business Exchange writes: http://bit.ly/1WBAbpB

* Monroe College brings coding instruction to NYC students. Campus Technology reports: http://bit.ly/1OCRcfN

ASSOCIATION NEWS

* 2016 Innovation Summit: Mark your calendars and plan to join APC at the 2016 Innovation Summit on June 21st – 23rd at the Otesaga Hotel, Cooperstown, NY.

This year’s program will focus on presenting fresh, innovative ideas in the areas of regulatory affairs, student assessment and engagement, technology and social media. For information on how to register for the event, please visit the APC website.

*In case you missed it (ICYMI) is a weekly e-newsletter designed to bring you the big higher education news you might have missed. Look for it every Wednesday!*