higher education

Examining the Value of Traditional Campus Services in an Increasingly Technology-Centric World

By: Jim Jenkins
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Technology has had a dramatic and undeniable impact on almost every facet of modern life, and higher education is no exception. From how lectures and course materials are delivered to the immense wealth of learning resources that are available from anywhere at any time, technology has enabled greater access to education than ever before.

Campus Dining for Spring Semester: RDs Share Tips on How to Navigate the Dining Hall

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For college students, meal plans eliminate the hassle of grocery shopping and mealtime preparation -- a real plus as assignments and tests pile up. With numerous options in campus dining, Aramark’s registered dietitians in colleges and universities share their best tips on how to maintain a balanced diet on a meal plan for a healthy start to the spring semester. Learn more here

PT Freeport Indonesia, a Freeport-McMoRan Company, Grants Scholarships to Papua High Achievers

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PT Freeport Indonesia (PTFI), in collaboration with the American Indonesian Exchange Foundation (AMINEF), is continuing a Community College Initiative scholarship program for students of Papua and West Papua. To date, PTFI and AMINEF have awarded scholarships to dozens of young women and men from Papua and West Papua to study at a number of universities in the United States.

To learn about the partnership program between PTFI and AMINEF, see the video at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s_1jhNxnQKg

Data Analytics: Leveraging Insights to Drive Program Innovation

By: Jonathan Preciado
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Data analytics has changed the way we view operations, performance, and student outcomes. As Southern New Hampshire University President Paul L. LeBlanc, mentions in the latest chapter of President to President, “Engineering a 21st Century Higher Educational Model:  Guidelines for Leading the Work,” understanding data can be an important step in meeting the needs and expectations of today’s students.

Shaping the Future: How Disruptive Innovation is Changing Higher Education

By: Kevin Rettle
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The pace of change in higher education is accelerating faster than any time in history. Today, higher education is a global commodity with all the competition and product diversification of any Fortune 500 organization. Mostly steeped in learning constructs hundreds of years old, today’s colleges and universities are subject to stronger political, social, economic, and technology market forces than ever before and are driven by a generation of students that will not accept the status quo.

Alliance Data Makes $500k Corporate Challenge Grant to My Possibilities

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Alliance Data announced a $500,000 corporate challenge grant for a new higher-education campus for My Possibilities, a non-profit organization dedicated to empowering adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. This challenge grant is a call to other corporations to support the life-changing work that My Possibilities is doing to give adults with cognitive disabilities greater independence, purpose and the skills to become contributing members of society.

Beyond the Lecture Hall: Residence Life Turns Campus into Community

By: Jim Jenkins
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For today’s students, college is about more than just academics. When students select a college, they are increasingly likely to consider factors beyond the institution’s academic reputation, research facilities and faculty credentials. Students understand that the campus they select will be their home for the next few years, and they are interested in the quality of life they can expect there. For this reason, students are placing greater emphasis on residence life programs when contemplating their options for higher education.

Points of Light Announces Seattle as Host City for the 2017 Conference on Volunteering and Service

Workshop proposal period now open
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ATLANTA, September 28, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Points of Light announced today that Seattle will serve as host city for the 2017 Points of Light Conference on Volunteering and Service, which will be held June 19-21, 2017. Points of Light is calling for Conference workshop proposals focused on replicable strategies for engaging volunteers in local problem-solving, capacity building for community organizations, innovative technology for social good, and more.

Sodexo Executive Chef at Georgia Tech Earns Silver Award in National Culinary Competition

Chef Jonathan Elwell finished second in National Association of College and University Food Services national Culinary Challenge
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GAITHERSBURG, Md., July 25, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Sodexo, world leader in Quality of Life Services, has long been known for its foodservice expertise at more than 850 higher education campuses throughout North America, improving the on-campus experience for students, faculty, staff and the community.

Sodexo’s Jazzmans Brew & Bakery Focuses on the Customer Experience

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GAITHERSBURG, Md., June 9, 2016 /3BL Media/ — Sodexo, world leader in Quality of Life Services, understands the importance of a great cup of coffee in making every day a better day. To enhance the customer experience at 170 U.S. locations, Jazzmans, the company’s signature coffee-lovers’ destination, is now Jazzmans Brew & Bakery.

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