Product Line: Community College Executive Forum
With over 7.6M unemployed already, how can schools help laid off food services, hospitality, and retail workers?
The large population of unemployed food services, hospitality, and retail workers presents the opportunity to deliver programs aligned to sustainable, post-coronavirus careers regionally. Colleges and universities, however, must ensure students recognize the return on their educational investment despite today’s hard economic times. Programs must also align with available financial support so increased enrollments are financially sustainable.
In this new remote world, students find themselves in a situation for which many are ill-prepared. In this webconference, we discuss how to promote student success in a remote space and maintain engagement in a socially distanced world.
As institutions prepare for potential reopenings, senior leaders must consider what protective measures to introduce to reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission. Discover four critical areas leaders must focus on and see early case studies from within and outside the higher education industry.
In early May, EAB surveyed our career services partners to learn about the challenges they currently face and how they are changing their services to address the COVID-19 pandemic. Here are the four key trends we uncovered from the 107 survey responses from public and private institutions located across the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom.
In this webconference, we discuss the two possible paths for a course—remote delivery or no remote delivery—including how to determine which path is right for a course, what to do if you’re halting course instruction, and what other institutions are doing to continue instruction for hands-on courses.
Community college leaders are all asking a similar question: are we going to experience the same countercyclical enrollment bump as we did during the Great Recession? This article explores that question.
Even though campuses are empty and students away, colleges and universities have found new ways to demonstrate their role as a key contributor to the health of their communities during the COVID-19 crisis. Below, EAB has rounded up some of our favorite examples of higher education institutions doing good during this challenging time, illustrating the diversity of ways campuses are giving back to strengthen community ties and drive innovation.
Assess your current program portfolio and program review process to ensure that your portfolio is connected to the market and the needs of students with this simple diagnostic.
In the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak, the college website has replaced physical functions of the campus and staff and is now your leading recruiter, admissions counselor, and advisor. What’s more, the needs of students and communities have changed—and community colleges are well-suited to meet them.
Across the month of April, EAB convened virtual working group sessions for community college leaders to identify concerns, and emerging strategies to respond to the challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.