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College for America is an accredited, nonprofit college dedicated to making a college degree achievable for every working adult: flexibly scheduled, uniquely applicable, competency-based education for just $3,000 a year (or less).

Student Spotlight: TriHealth’s Heather Foster

Posted In: Students

Heather Foster found more than a job when she began working at TriHealth 5 years ago as a medical biller. She found her calling and wanted to advance within the company.

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Inspire Employee Learning with Programs That Build Toward a Degree

Posted In: Academics

Employer learning and development (L&D) programs may not achieve the participation they want when employees don’t see the value in it or don’t see the bigger picture of how their own role affects …

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Student Spotlight: Boston Children’s Hospital’s Heather MacWhinnie

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Heather MacWhinnie always wanted to earn her degree and wouldn’t give up on that dream despite having children, launching a 20-plus-year career at a renowned children’s hospital and a very busy li…

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Are Microcredentials the Solution to the Continuous Learning Challenge?

Posted In: Academics

Microcredentials are targeted, short sequences of courses that promise to help workers and their employers close specific skill gaps quickly.

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4 Learning and Development Drivers for High-Performance Organizations

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Posted In: Workforce Insight

The growing value of a competent workforce is redefining learning and development’s role in the modern business landscape.

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8 Essential Steps to Create a Culture of Continuous Learning At Your Company

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A culture of continuous learning enables organizations to develop a highly educated workforce able to grow the company’s bottom line.

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How Online Degrees Build Work-Relevant Skills

Posted In: Workforce Insight

As technology use increases in the workplace, employers need even more workers with digital and technology skills. Online courses may be the answer.

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What HR Professionals Should Know About Blockchain

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SNHU is piloting a blockchain credential program that allows graduates to receive their diplomas digitally and allows employers to verify the skills applicants have learned.

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Student Spotlight: Medtronic’s John Guy and Donna Henault

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It’s never too late or been more critical in today’s workplace to earn a college degree. As two Medtronic Inc.

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Student Spotlight: McDonald’s Jessica Matthias

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With McDonald’s increase in tuition assistance, Jessica wants her employees to take advantage of this life-changing benefit and reach their potential.

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