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10:00 am You Can Do It: Pursuing Your Dream of a College Degree Workshop

LFPL is hosting a workshop in conjunction with Degrees at Work to help adults learn how to start pursuing their college goals. Experts in higher education will address the importance of technology skills needed for college classes, applying past skills and knowledge towards degree completion, as well as how to finance a college education as an adult learner. Whether you dropped out of college or never attended, the two-hour workshop will guide adult learners with the transition back to school. This workshop is free, but registration is required. Call (502)912-6066 or email Ashley.Wilson@lfpl.org to save your spot!

Location
Main Library- Centennial Room

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10:00 am Community Resource Spotlight

Our partners around Louisville are already working to improve education attainment. Recognizing that achieving the goal requires adding at least 40,000 more bachelor’s degrees and 15,000 more associate degrees, we commit to bring about the following objectives. 55,000 Degrees will be giving an overview of their goal to the community as well as recent data regarding post secondary education attainment.

Location
Nia Center 2900 West Broadway Suite 100

6:00 pm How to Be Successful at a Prominently White Institutiom

This interactive workshop will offer high school males of color secrets and tricks of the trade to be highly successful in predominately white higher education institutions.

Location
Louisville Urban League 1535 W Broadway

7:30 am Annual LEEP Business and Breakfast

The Louisville Education and Employment Partnership presents their 27th Annual Business Breakfast. Registration is the day of the event from 7;30am-8:00am and the program will start promptly at 8:00am. If you have any questions please call (502)485-3787.

Location
Brown Hotel Crystal Ballroom

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7:30 am 2015 Kentucky Student Success Summit

The Kentucky Student Success Summit provides faculty, staff and administrators an opportunity to learn from leading student success experts and to engage in stimulating discussions with colleagues from across the state. The summit features nationally-recognized experts who share evidence-based best practices to promote student learning and retention.The Summit focuses mainly on student success and post secondary education success with the overarching theme being “Learning for the 21st Century: Higher Education’s Value Commitment.” The Kentucky Student Success Summit is a two day event starting on March 30, from 7:30am-5:30pm and ending on March 31st, from 7:00am-2:30pm.

Click on the link to register and to learn more about the event!

http://www.cpe.ky.gov/news/events/student_success_summit.htm

 

Location
Louisville Marriott East 1903 Embassy Square Boulevard, Louisville, KY 40299.

7:30 am 2015 Kentucky Student Success Summit

The Kentucky Student Success Summit provides faculty, staff and administrators an opportunity to learn from leading student success experts and to engage in stimulating discussions with colleagues from across the state. The summit features nationally-recognized experts who share evidence-based best practices to promote student learning and retention.The Summit focuses mainly on student success and post secondary education success with the overarching theme being “Learning for the 21st Century: Higher Education’s Value Commitment.” The Kentucky Student Success Summit is a two day event starting on March 30, from 7:30am-5:30pm and ending on March 31st, from 7:00am-2:30pm.

Click on the link to register and to learn more about the event!

http://www.cpe.ky.gov/news/events/student_success_summit.htm

 

Location
Louisville Marriott East 1903 Embassy Square Boulevard, Louisville, KY 40299.

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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/