A discussion of continuing higher education, adult education, training,and related--and some unrelated--Tennessee topics.
Deadline is tomorrow
Call for Proposals
Deadline extended to April 11th! ACHE - Las Vegas • October 27-29, 2014
deadline to submit your proposal to present at ACHE - Las Vegas
has been extended to April 11,
The conference theme is “Winning
Together: Teamwork Makes the Dream Work.” In these changing landscapes, continuing
education professionals must rely not only on other units within
their college or university but on their counterparts from schools
across the country. Uniting together as a team allows units from
across the world to think creatively, share ideas, and provide
mutual support at times when some universities no longer see the
value of continuing education.
Reasons to present
at ACHE Las Vegas:
• To share your expertise with colleagues in your field
• To build your resume
• To secure travel funds with your institution
• To have a fabulous time with ACHE in Las Vegas!
2014 Annual Conference and Meeting will be held at Tropicana Las Vegas, a newly
renovated Doubletree by Hilton property that is conveniently located
directly on the infamous "Las Vegas Strip." For more
information about the conference, please visit www.achelasvegas.com.
Ain't just a term in football. The rates in Tennessee, and actually all over, should be better. From The Tennessean. College completion rates in Tennessee unacceptable, report says
While state efforts have helped boost college readiness and access to higher education, college completion rates remain “unacceptably low,” according to a report released Wednesday.
On average, less than 45 percent of students at Tennessee two- and four-year public colleges complete their degrees, according to Complete Tennessee’s “Room to Grow” report.
The low completion rates — Tennessee ranks 38th in the nation in public university graduation rates and 40th in community college graduation rates — could have repercussions for students and employers.
Students who don’t complete their college degrees are more likely to incur debt and have lower salaries and a lower quality of life, said Kenyetta Lovett, executive director of Complete Tennessee, a non-profit focused on increasing postsecondary access a…