New Research Answers Question Every College Wants to Know: Why Do Students Leave and How Do We Get Them Back?

Submitted by smartin@straig… on Tue, 11/30/2021 - 11:42
UPCEA and StraighterLine conducted a critical empirical research study profiling the disengaged learner to better understand their situations and motivations in relation to higher education. The study focused on individuals who have college credits but are no longer attending college to identify why they stopped attending and what motivates them to re-engage.

Colorado Regional Public University Launches New Academy to Guarantee Admission for Incoming Students

Submitted by chris@vendiadv… on Fri, 09/24/2021 - 10:07

PUEBLO, CO, October 11, 2021 — Colorado State University Pueblo (CSU Pueblo), a regional comprehensive university in southwest Colorado with a focus on practical degree programs, today announced a new admissions pathway that will expand college access for students who did not meet basic admissions requirements.

Community College of Denver Launches More Affordable Pathway to College for Students Who Stopped Out

Submitted by chris@vendiadv… on Fri, 09/24/2021 - 10:04

DENVER, CO. August 2, 2021 – Community College of Denver (CCD) announced the launch of CCD Academy to help students who are no longer enrolled in college return and earn their degree. The new initiative is powered by StraighterLine, a developer of low-cost, competency-based courses to help students earn credits toward their degree.

Indiana Tech Launches Tuition-free Academy to Help Adult and Online Students Ramp Up for College Completion

Submitted by chris@vendiadv… on Fri, 09/24/2021 - 10:01

FORT WAYNE, IND. August 16, 2021 — Indiana Tech’s Office for Student Success announced today the launch of Indiana Tech Readiness Academy to help incoming adult and online students within the university’s College of Professional Studies (CPS) prepare for the college environment. The academy is a partnership with StraighterLine, the pioneering developer of online general education courses delivered through a low-cost monthly subscription.

Compete Louisiana Doubles Down on Effort to Help Thousands of Adults Finish College

Submitted by chris@vendiadv… on Fri, 09/24/2021 - 09:57

BATON ROUGE, LA. August 30, 2021 – Compete Louisiana (Compete LA), a statewide college completion initiative powered by the University of Louisiana System, is announcing the launch of Compete LA Academy, an ambitious new program designed to help adults who have stopped out of university return and earn their degree. The Academy is made possible through a collaboration with StraighterLine, which partners with colleges to provide affordable competency-based college readiness and re-entry programs.

Grambling State Launches Online Degree Completion Program for Working Adults and Stop-outs

Submitted by chris@vendiadv… on Fri, 09/24/2021 - 09:47

GRAMBLING, LA, September 20, 2021 — Grambling State University announced today the launch of Grambling Global Academy, a major new initiative to help adults finish their bachelor’s degree through access to low-cost, online courses no matter where they reside. The new initiative is a partnership with StraighterLine, which provides affordable, self-paced courses to help learners persist toward their degree.

StraighterLine Partners with Rio Salado College to Launch Readiness Program

Submitted by chris@vendiadv… on Fri, 09/24/2021 - 08:53

TEMPE, AZ, October 4, 2021 — StraighterLine is excited to partner with Rio Salado College, one of the country’s largest community colleges, to give incoming, current, and returning students more affordable and flexible options to complete their general education courses. The Rio Salado Readiness Academy will offer low-cost, online, competency-based courses that help learners efficiently earn credit toward their degree.

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