higher education

New Study Offers Key Insights for Guiding Generation Z Talent From Campus to Corporate Life

Sodexo research identifies opportunities for campus administrators and talent acquisition professionals to collaborate in preparing an organizationally-loyal Gen Z workforce
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GAITHERSBURG, Md., April 30, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Sodexo, a food services and facilities management company committed to improving Quality of Life, announced today the publication of a new white paper, Guiding Gen Z from Campus to Corporate Life: What College and University Administrators and Talent Recruiters Need to Know.

World Oceans Day at Aramark

Monitoring what goes in -- and what comes out of -- our oceans
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June 8, 2018 is World Oceans Day, a day to celebrate what the oceans mean to our planet and our health, and how we can continue to be good stewards from sea to shining sea. At Aramark, we support our oceans on two main fronts—by watching what goes into the water and what comes out of it.
 

How to Make Student Loan Payments Easier, More Affordable

Caps, gowns and student loans are a part of the college experience. While students can return the ceremonial clothing after graduation, they may carry the debt for years to come, but it doesn’t have to be expensive and overwhelming.
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Every spring, thousands of students don a cap and gown, accept their diplomas and walk into the next phase of their lives full of excitement. They’ve shed the weight of books, classes and papers, but they may still carry one thing – student loan debt.

Student loan debt impacts more than 40 million Americans[1] and totals approximately $1.4 trillion.

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.

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