Higher Education

From Sept. 25 to 29, 36 colleges and universities in the state will have no application fee.
Researchers say CTE programs should be multifaceted, offering students opportunities to explore career paths, connections to employers, and paths to a two-year degree.
Se desconoce la cantidad de padres-estudiantes en universidades y colegios comunitarios públicos en Colorado, los servicios que se ofrecen son limitados, y estos estudiantes se sienten aislados de sus compañeros. “Realmente somos un fantasma. No nos ven”.
Colorado student parents say they’re short on time and often find campuses don’t support their needs, especially at four-year universities.
Governor’s executive order specifies that MiLEAP is not intended to infringe on the State Board of Education’s constitutional authority, so Nessel says it’s better to wait and see whether conflicts arise.
A U.S. Supreme Court ruling on race-conscious admissions has focused attention on legacy admissions, which Colorado banned two years ago. The impact on campus diversity is unclear.
Women are building the networks that will train the next generation of pilots, air traffic controllers, and more. MSU Denver is playing a critical role for an industry with a big gender gap and an aging workforce.
The Supreme Court ruling shouldn’t deter students from talking about their identities or stop colleges from recruiting from schools that serve mostly students of color, new federal guidance states.
The board wants clarification on whether MiLEAP would challenge its authority to oversee all public education.
Counselors and studies say a four-year degree carries plenty of value. But Colorado has also created more options for students.
This month, for the first time in nearly three decades, the federal government restored Pell Grants to incarcerated people. But availability of program spots and systemic educational issues could keep many people in prison from actually enrolling this fall.
Esta decisión reciente alienta a los estudiantes a no incluir partes esenciales de quienes son.
Debates over whether colleges can award scholarships that consider a student’s race are creating uncertainty for students.
Prosperity Denver Fund oversees the city’s scholarship reimbursement program and needs to shore up its data collection practices, audit finds.
About 400 fewer Indiana high school graduates in the class of 2021 went to college than in the class of 2020.
Colleges insist that the application is a space for them to get to know a student. But this ruling encourages students to leave out core parts of who they are.
Public universities have tried to make their student body more representative of the state’s residents — and taxpayers.
The president suggested that colleges consider adversities students have faced, such as racial discrimination, as a factor in admissions decisions.
These institutions have helped reinforce racial and economic inequality. It’s time for them to expand their seats and open satellite campuses in under-invested areas.
While most Indiana colleges say they don’t consider race in admissions, the court’s ruling could have a broad impact on higher education in the state.
The university’s Change Makers program, which began this year, aims to help older adults figure out other work and focus on passion projects.
The new Ivy Tech and Purdue Global partnership will let students transfer and ‘stack’ credit and associate degrees without limits.
“At the heart of what we want to accomplish is exposure,” Mayor Eric Adams said. “[Students] are coming from communities that historically did not have access to technology.”
The University of Colorado Denver’s teacher prep program is one of seven ordered to make changes to reading coursework in recent years.
Advocates believe requiring students to fill out the FAFSA would increase the number of Colorado students who go to college after high school.
Five students talk about their post-high school plans after four years shaped by the pandemic, racial justice protests, and economic uncertainty.
The new FAFSA college aid application is expected to be rolled out this year. It might penalize families with small businesses and farms
The scholarship program was announced during a college decision day event in Battle Creek.
Higher education leaders and advocates for the laws stressed that finances are a barrier for students, especially when they don’t know what aid’s available to them.
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