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Learn How Student Financial Aid Payments Left Grand Rapids Community College With $1.8 Million In Bad Debt In The 2010-2011 Academic Year

Administrators at Grand Rapids Community College are trying to reduce the amount of debt it accumulates when students who receive financial aid drop out of school.

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"Developing a Student Leadership Institute" at UBTech 2012

Creating new leaders has become a difficult task

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Remediation: Higher Ed's Expensive 'Bridge To Nowhere' Costs Taxpayers $100 Million A Year

More than a third of incoming college students in Michigan take high school-level classes on campus -- essentially repeating material they should have learned before they got their diplomas.

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Eastern Michigan U Mistakenly Tells Students They're Out

Eastern Michigan University is apologizing after an email intended for 100 students with bad grades instead went to many more, telling them they had been kicked out of school.

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Rhode Island Joins National Trend To Lure Back College Dropouts

The University of Rhode Island, reeling from a dropout rate among seniors that has doubled from last year, has joined a nationwide trend to encourage dropouts to return for a few last classes and finally earn a college degree.

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Princeton Freshmen Who Rush Frats Face Suspension

In keeping with a belief that fraternities and sororities promote social exclusiveness, Princeton University says any freshman who joins, rushes or pledges to a Greek organization starting this fall will face suspension.

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"Will Dropouts Save America?" at UBTech2012

In his latest book, The Education of Millionaires: It’s Not What You Think and It’s Not Too Late, Michael Ellsberg says going to a good college, studying hard, and graduating with excellent grades is not necessarily the recipe for a successful career.

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Juggling Work, Kids, Debt And College, Older Utah Women Earn Degrees

Gender gap » Life still gets in the way for many women, despite the economic imperative of a college education.

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"Creating a Technology Centered Culture of Student Success" at UBTech2012

Presenters Sandra McMakin, Ana Gonzalez, and Earl Harmsen will highlight the synergy created by integrating offices of Instructional Technology, Institutional Research, Faculty and Administration in planning and implanting successful student success practices.

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"Working Together to Deliver an Improved, More Integrated Educational Experience" at UBTech2012

There is no one-size-fits all for teaching or learning and no one company can create the silver bullet alone.

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