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1:00 pm NACAC: Louisville National College Fair

Get help with college admission! College representatives will be available for one-on-one consultation about choosing a major, financial aid and scholarship information, and more. Register for free by following the link below.

http://www.nacacnet.org/college-fairs/FallNCF/Pages/Louisville.aspx

Location
Bellarmine University, 2001 Newburg Rd.

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12:00 am Give Local Louisville

Join Louisville’s biggest day of giving by donating to local nonprofits! This year, 55k and AmeriCorps VISTA have 5 participating sites in Give Local Louisville.

15,000 Degrees

Big Brothers Big Sisters

Boys and Girls Club of Kentuckiana

Louisville Urban League

StageOne Family Theatre

If you’re interested in working with one of these sites, you can browse available positions here.

9:00 am College Transition Action Network (CTAN) Retreat

High school to College Transition Action Network (CTAN) is having its annual retreat, gearing up for the incoming class of 2017 high school seniors.

 

For more information about CTAN, contact Emma Brown: emmab@cflouisvile.org

 

http://www.55000degrees.org/strategic-initiatives/ctan/

Location
LFPL Main Library, Centennial Room, 301 York Street

8:00 am Flash Dads

Looking for men of color to volunteer with Flash Dads experience. The men meet at selected elementary schools to greet and encourage students as they enter the building.

Location
Various Elementary Schools

1:00 pm College and Career Expo

Come learn about schools, adult learning programs, and job opportunities! Over $500,000 in scholarships will be given away. Admission is free.

https://collegeandcareerexpo.com/

Location
Ky Fair & Expo Center North Wing

12:00 am National College Access Network (NCAN) Conference

55k staff member Emma Brown will be presenting on how to maximize community impact with AmeriCorps VISTA. Learn more about the National College Access Network here:

http://www.collegeaccess.org/about

Location
Detroit, Michigan

12:00 am National College Access Network (NCAN) Conference

55k staff member Emma Brown will be presenting on how to maximize community impact with AmeriCorps VISTA. Learn more about the National College Access Network here:

http://www.collegeaccess.org/about

Location
Detroit, Michigan

12:00 am National College Access Network (NCAN) Conference

55k staff member Emma Brown will be presenting on how to maximize community impact with AmeriCorps VISTA. Learn more about the National College Access Network here:

http://www.collegeaccess.org/about

Location
Detroit, Michigan

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4:00 pm Community Center Takeover

Admission: 2 non-perishable items (food/hygiene)

Come for food, fun, music, and games to kick off the Weekend of Hope. More information here:

https://louisvilleky.gov/government/safe-healthy-neighborhoods/weekend-hope

Location
California Community Center, 1600 St Catherine St

5:00 pm Zones Benefit Concert, ft. CaDence

Admission: 2 non-perishable items (food/hygiene)

Family friendly block party & community concert with entertainment by CaDence, Tez of 2Deep, Keyvoko, Rob Lee, AMPED, and other special guests. More information here:

https://louisvilleky.gov/government/safe-healthy-neighborhoods/weekend-hope

Location
Broadway & Southern Parkway

1:00 pm Random Acts of Hope

Community service event. Clean up Parkland & Russell neighborhoods with local Houses of Faith. More information here:

https://louisvilleky.gov/government/safe-healthy-neighborhoods/weekend-hope

Location
Elim Baptist Church, 3114 Greenwood Ave

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12:00 am Idea Festival

A celebration of innovative thinkers who come from all walks of life. With 30 sessions over 4 days, this is a place to see and share innovative ideas. Learn more about the scheduled sessions and agenda here, and purchase passes here.

Location
Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts, 501 W Main St

12:00 am Idea Festival

A celebration of innovative thinkers who come from all walks of life. With 30 sessions over 4 days, this is a place to see and share innovative ideas. Learn more about the scheduled sessions and agenda here, and purchase passes here.

Location
Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts, 501 W Main St

12:00 am Idea Festival

A celebration of innovative thinkers who come from all walks of life. With 30 sessions over 4 days, this is a place to see and share innovative ideas. Learn more about the scheduled sessions and agenda here, and purchase passes here.

Location
Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts, 501 W Main St

12:00 am Idea Festival

A celebration of innovative thinkers who come from all walks of life. With 30 sessions over 4 days, this is a place to see and share innovative ideas. Learn more about the scheduled sessions and agenda here, and purchase passes here.

Location
Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts, 501 W Main St

9:00 am Parent Education Summit - Louisville Urban League

A summit on reducing the achievement gap for your child. Breakfast and lunch will be provided, as well as children activities for 6-12 year olds. Transportation from the Louisville Urban League (1535 W Broadway) to the summit will be provided.

Register here:

https://lul.ejoinme.org/MyPages/EducationSummitRegistrationCopy/tabid/810027/Default.aspx

Location
Kentucky Science Center, 727 W Main St

3:00 pm One Week Notice - Better Business Bureau Scholarship Contest

Win a scholarship by making a poster or video for the Better Business Bureau! Go to the link below for details & submission forms. 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place scholarships will be awarded.

Deadline: October 7 at 4:00pm

http://www.bbb.org/louisville/programs-services/student-contest/

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To view the latest news items, click here.

Below is a list of resources to find education news in Louisville.

News and Trends in Education

Local

Jefferson County Public Schools News

The Courier Journal Education News.  http://www.courier-journal.com/section/NEWS0105/Education

Bellarmine University News.  http://www.bellarmine.edu/news/portal/

Jefferson Community and Technical College News.  http://www.jefferson.kctcs.edu/en/News_and_Events.aspx

Simmons College of Kentucky. No news outlet.  Check with Simmons.

Spalding University News.  http://spalding.edu/

Sullivan University.  No news outlet.  Check with Sullivan, Spencerian, etc.

The University of Louisville.  U of L Today.  http://louisville.edu/uofltoday/

 

State

Kentucky Department of Education Current Press Releases and Advisories.  http://www.kde.state.ky.us/KDE/HomePageRepository/News+Room/Current+Press+Releases+and+Advisories/

Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education news and Current Press Releases.  http://cpe.ky.gov/news/mediaroom/releases/

 

National

The Chronicle of Higher Education News. http://chronicle.com/section/News/6/

The Chronicle of Higher Education. Almanac of Higher Education. The Chronicle‘s Almanac issue, our annual compendium of college and university data, offers an in-depth look at the state of higher education. http://chronicle.com/section/Almanac-of-Higher-Education/536/

The New York Times Education Page. http://www.nytimes.com/pages/education/index.html

Inside Higher Ed.  News and Quick Takes.  http://www.insidehighered.com/news

U.S. Department of Education News. http://www.ed.gov/news

 

Trends and Emerging Issues

Association of American Colleges and Universities.  News and trending topics. http://www.aacu.org/press_room/inthenews.cfm

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.  Postsecondary Education.  http://www.gatesfoundation.org/postsecondaryeducation/Pages/default.aspx

The Center for 21st Century Universities.  Emerging issues in higher education.  http://c21u.gatech.edu/trending-topics

The College Board Advocacy and Policy Board.  Trends in Higher Education. http://trends.collegeboard.org/

Education Insights.  Trends to Watch in 2012. http://blogs.msdn.com/b/microsoftuseducation/archive/2012/01/18/education-trends-to-watch-in-2012.aspx

Forbes.  5 Big Trends for Education 2012-13. http://www.forbes.com/sites/jamesmarshallcrotty/2011/11/21/5-big-trends-for-education-in-2012-13/

The Lumina Foundation.  http://www.luminafoundation.org/

Open Education news.  Monitoring news related to open education around the globe.  http://openeducationnews.org/

 

Community Colleges

The Chronicle of Higher Education.  Community Colleges News. http://chronicle.com/section/Community-Colleges/33/

American Association of Community Colleges News. http://www.aacc.nche.edu/newsevents/News/Pages/default.aspx

American Association of Community Colleges Hot Issues.  http://www.aacc.nche.edu/newsevents/HotIssues/Pages/default.aspx

 

Adult Education

Office of Vocational and Adult Education News. http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ovae/news/index.html

 

Interactive

Graphical Interaction with Trends in Higher Education. http://awesome.good.is/transparency/web/1109/trends-in-higher-education/flash.html

The Chronicle of Higher Education. Adults With College Degrees in the United States by County, Interactive graphics. http://chronicle.com/article/Adults-With-College-Degrees-in/125995/

The Chronicle of Higher Education.  Education Technology News. http://chronicle.com/section/Technology/30/

The Chronicle of Higher Education.  Global News. http://chronicle.com/section/Global/433/

The Chronicle of Higher Education.  Facts and Figures. Interactive.  http://chronicle.com/section/Facts-Figures/58/