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Party Like It’s 1776

Party Like It’s 1776
As we know, Independence Day is celebrated on July 4 and is known as "the Fourth of July". In the United States, Independence Day “is the anniversary of the publication of the declaration of independence from Great Britain in 1776”. To celebrate, many people display the American flag, attend baseball games, host BBQ’s, and attend firework displays.  But did you know New York has the largest fireworks display, 31 towns have “liberty” in their name, and the chance that the hot dogs and pork sausages consumed on the Fourth of July originated in Iowa is over 25%. To learn more facts, get party ideas or learn about military discounts, please check out the resources below.

Transitioning To College: Moving From Checkers To Chess

Transitioning To College: Moving From Checkers To Chess
Transitioning from high school to college can be overwhelming. How are you helping students transition? Share your ideas, programs, suggestions. 

Just The Facts! 10 Disability Stats To Inform Future Enrollment

Just The Facts! 10 Disability Stats To Inform Future Enrollment

Just The Facts! 10 Disability Facts To Inform Future Enrollment
Data from federal agencies supports what many post-secondary institutions have suspected – the number of students enrolling who can benefit from disability services is increasing.  Institutions who are designing and implementing strategic enrollment plans will want to consider the impact of increases in enrollment from persons with disabilities.  Given information from Veterans Affairs and the Department of Education, institutions have an opportunity to adjust services to meet the needs of students with disabilities while increasing diversity on campus.

3 Strategies To Help New Faculty Thrive

3 Strategies To Help New Faculty Thrive
Innovative Educators surveyed higher education professionals about their biggest training needs, and we have the results.  Many of the topics requested had to do with onboarding new faculty, classroom management, and teaching strategies.  In this video, Dr. Saundra McGuire shares three strategies to help new faculty thrive.

68% Of Workers Say This About Professional Development. What Do You Say?

68% Of Workers Say This About Professional Development.  What Do You Say?

Clearly, professional development is important, but just how important is it to employees? 68% of workers say training and development is the most important workplace policy.

 

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Your Guide To Animals On Campus

Your Guide To Animals On Campus

In order to navigate the expectations of higher education, some students may require a service dog, emotional support animal or therapy animal to accompany them to campus.  College students with disabilities are protected by state, federal, and local laws which prohibit discrimination and mandate access to appropriate services and resources. This guide will walk you through the background, laws, and guidelines regarding service animals.