Weekly Highlights for Oct. 30

Here’s a roundup of this week’s advancement news worldwide, the latest CASE news, trending discussions on CASE communities and Halloween content shared by member institutions. Have something to share? Add it in the comments.

Advancement News

Graduates of four-year universities in the U.S.  flock to community colleges for job skills—One out of every 14 community college students already has a bachelor’s degree.

College websites put users first—Colleges and universities are making their websites more user-friendly, visual and geared toward their target audiences.

Historically black colleges offer rewards for those who finish—A study finds that, despite low graduation rates, historically black colleges and universities in the United States help students feel prepared for post-college life.

How does the rise in digital innovation impact study travel?—Students are increasingly looking online for education abroad options.

CASE News and Resources

Trending on CASE Communities

What CASE Members Are Sharing—Halloween Edition

Clemson University shared its spookiest ghost stories.

Clemson Ghost Stories

Miami University created this interactive, choose-your-own-ending tale for Halloween.

Are vampires real? Georgia Institute of Technology investigates.

The Raven takes over the Germantown Friends School library, flashmob style.

Need a costume idea? Here are Temple University students’ costume picks.

 

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