UPCEA Briefing

See below for some past versions of the UPCEA Briefing, our biweekly email newsletter.

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January 22, 2018

  • Alternative Credentials as a Way to Balance the Academic Portfolio
  • Make Room for Tech Giants
  • Three Things You Need to Know About Alternative Credential Trends in 2018
  • UPCEA Excellence in Advancing Student Success Award: Penn State World Campus

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January 8, 2018

  • Year in Review: Looking Back — Pushing Forward
  • An Insider's Guide to Generation Z and Higher Education
  • Topics to Follow in the New Year
  • UPCEA Engagement Award: SPD/FREE Human Services Programs Collaboration

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December 25, 2017

  • Jim Fong's 2018 Predictions
  • Softer Side of Tech Success
  • HEA Reauthorization Legislation Moves Through House, UPCEA Weighs In
  • International Leadership Award - John LaBrie & Madhu Viswanathan

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December 11, 2017

  • Generation Z Isn't Generation Z-ombie
  • Continuum of Learning
  • Outstanding Program Award - Credit: Online Master of Science in Computer Science; Outstanding Program Award - Non-Credit: University Learning Store

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November 27, 2017

  • The Rising Sun of HEA Authorization; UPCEA Addresses Senate Tax Reform Plan
  • Promise and Potential of Blockchain
  • 3 Ways Forward-Thinking Colleges Usher in a New Generation of Students
  • 11th Hour Award for Leadership: Susan Koch

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November 13, 2017

  • The Changing Higher Education Landscape
  • 52 Minutes a Day
  • UPCEA Joins Against House Approach to Tax Reform
  • UPCEA Research & Scholarship Award: Dr. Jerry Daday and CITL Research Team

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October 30, 2017

  • A New Generation of Adult Learners – Generation Z
  • Binge Learning Online
  • UPCEA Excellence in Teaching Award: Dr. Ning Chen and Dr. Courtney Stewart

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October 16, 2017

  • Occupational Shifts and Higher Education Credentials
  • Micro-Nano Degrees/Certificates
  • Dorothy Durkin Award for Strategic Innovation in Marketing and/or Enrollment Management: Davia Rose Lassiter

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October 2, 2017

  • The New Adult Learner - Gen Z and Millennials
  • Disappearing Colleges, Shrinking Enrollments, and Departmental Assessment
  • UPCEA Leadership in Diversity Award: Dr. Paul Stapleton

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September 18, 2017

  • Alternative Credentials on the RiseLeaand Assessment: Supporting Free-Range Learning in the Digital Age
  • Careers and Jobs
  • Strada Education Report and Infographic - On Second Thought: U.S. Adults Reflect on Their Education Decisions

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September 4, 2017

  • The Future (and Educational Impact) of Drones
  • PowerPoint-Less
  • UPCEA Addresses Trump Administration on DACA

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August 21, 2017

  • The Effect of Autonomous Vehicles on Education
  • Online Learning Best Practices for the Worst Outcomes!
  • Adelle F. Robertson Continuing Professional Educator Award: Nicole de Vries

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August 7, 2017

  • Buying a New Car
  • Julius M. Nolte Award for Extraordinary Leadership: Bethaida "Bea" González
  • NYU School of Professional Studies Appoints Karen Miner-Romanoff Assistant Dean for Academic Excellence

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July 24, 2017

  • University of the Future
  • How Do New Online Students Define Success?
  • Berklee Names Carin Nuernberg Vice President of Online Education; 5 University of Wisconsin Campuses Are Accepting Applications to Online Degree in Applied Computing

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July 10, 2017

  • Continuous Learning
  • Department of Education Delays Gainful Employment Rule
  • Department Seeks Input on Burdensome Regulations
  • The Learner's GPS and Assessment: Supporting Free-Range Learning in the Digital Age

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June 26, 2017

  • Just Released UPCEA and  Blackboard Report - Navigating Generational Shifts: Understanding Today's Student Demographics, Preferences and Expectations
  • GenZ Phigitals
  • Department of Education Provides Year-Round Pell and Increased Flexibility for Students
  • GW College of Professional Studies Appoints Haydn Kuprevich as Director of Marketing and Recruitment

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June 12, 2017

  • Open for Learning
  • UPCEA and Higher Education Groups Urge Congress to Continue Support for Student Aid, Research
  • Oregon State and Peet's Coffee Collaborate on Bachelor's Degree Pathway for Peet's Employees

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May 29, 2017

  • Student Loan Debt Approaching $1.5 Trillion
  • Envisioning the Future: An Interview with John O'Brien

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May 15, 2017

  • "We want to learn; not be taught"
  • Why Digital Credentials Will Render University Transcripts Obsolete and Reshape Higher Education

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May 1, 2017

  • Keeping Ahead of Smart (AI) Workers and Robots
  • What the Numbers Tell Us: Delayed Higher Education Increases the Value of Professional, Continuing, and Online Education

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April 17, 2017

  • 2017 Annual Conference - Chicago
  • Many Voices are More Impactful Than One: The National Adult Learner Coalition
  • Universal Design Should be...Universal
  • UCI Division of Continuing Education Appoints Professor Charles Smith as New Associate Dean

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April 3, 2017

  • UPCEA and the National Adult Learner Coalition Continue Advocacy Efforts in Washington
  • 2017 Phillip E. Frandson Award Recipient and Honorable Mentions
  • Universities Stake Claim in Coding Boot Camps

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