Tag: Community College

As we look toward the next academic year, what are college presidents thinking about the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic, economic crisis, and racial injustices facing their communities? In this interview with Harrisburg Area Community College’s President John “Ski” Sygielski, you’ll hear answers to those questions and learn how partnership with EAB can extend staff resources by providing robust research, best-practices, and technology to improve student success outcomes.

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Eighteen months. Forty-seven committee meetings. Three and a half years. When we ask partners how long it takes to create a strategic plan on campus, the responses typically converge on a single theme: too long. And yet chances are, it took a mere matter of weeks for the COVID-19 pandemic to throw a major wrench in these carefully laid plans. And with uncertainty only growing around the future of the sector, the relevance of our pre-COVID plans is fast fading. However, we can’t afford to wait another year before finalizing and implementing bold strategic moves. In fact, revisiting and revising institutional strategy now is perhaps the most important step in ensuring long-term sustainability for our institutions.

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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.

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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.

Read More about How to ready your website to recruit and enroll students in the era of social distancing

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