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Robot Ready? Labor Market Analysis Finds “Human+ Skills” in High Demand

New report from Strada Institute and Emsi finds liberal arts grads may be better prepared for the impact of automation, but struggle to translate their skills to the world of work WASHINGTON, D.C., November 13, 2018 – Despite declining enrollment, the skills traditionally associated with liberal arts programs—such as critical thinking, communication, and creativity—are among the most in-demand by employers,…

Strada Education Network Moves National Headquarters to Downtown Indianapolis

New offices and convening space overlooking Indy’s Monument Circle serve as an innovation and collaboration hub to advance Strada’s “Completion With a Purpose” mission INDIANAPOLIS – Strada Education Network® (Strada), a national nonprofit dedicated to strengthening America’s pathways between education and employment, has moved into its new headquarters in downtown Indianapolis. Now located in the heart of the Circle…

Strada Affiliates Partner with McDonald’s on Digital Career and Education Solution

Strada is proud to share that our affiliate, CAEL, will be increasing their engagement with longtime partner, McDonald’s, to enhance their current Archways to Opportunity™ program through the addition of a digital career and education exploration solution.  CAEL will lead the development and implementation of a mobile app augmented with insights and other functionality from Strada Education Network affiliates, Emsi…

New Strada-Gallup Alumni Survey Data Confirm Critical Role of Faculty as Main Source of Mentorship but Less Than Half of Graduates Report They Had a Mentor in College

2018 Strada-Gallup Alumni Survey explores sources of mentoring and career-related advice as well as the role of academic rigor in alumni attitudes about the value and relevance of their education INDIANAPOLIS – Strada Education NetworkSM and Gallup today released findings from a national survey of more than 5,100 college graduates about their college experiences and life after graduation. Previously…

Strada Education Network Invests $1 Million in Paul Quinn College’s Urban Work College Model Expansion

Grant to Establish Plano, Texas, Campus INDIANAPOLIS– Strada Education Network announces today a $1 million grant award to Paul Quinn College, making it the first major investor in the college’s groundbreaking network of urban work colleges. Over the next two years, Strada’s grant will help fund the first expansion site of the urban work college model in Plano, Texas. The…

Strada Education Network Invites Proposals for Innovative Partnership Models to Strengthen Education-to-Employment Pathways

Strada commits $5 million to support collaborative programs engaging education providers, employers, community-based organizations and public-sector partners INDIANAPOLIS – Strada Education Network℠ today announced it is inviting proposals to fund innovative partnership models that strengthen education-to-employment pathways for underrepresented, low-income and first-generation students, as well as adult learners. Strada is committing $5 million to fund multi-year grants to nonprofit organizations…

Pomp and Circumstances: New Study Finds Most College Graduates Who Start Out Underemployed, Stay There

Women are more likely than men to be underemployed in first job with lasting consequences, according to report by Strada Institute for the Future of Work and Burning Glass Technologies College graduates who are underemployed in their first job are likely to still be underemployed up to 10 years later, and women are more likely to be caught in this…

New Strada-Gallup Consumer Data Reveal Only 26 Percent of Working U.S. Adults With College Experience Strongly Agree Their Education is Relevant to Their Work and Day-To-Day Life

Industry experts explore the power of relevance as the primary driver of consumers’ perceptions of the value and quality of higher education and identify scalable solutions to increase relevance in postsecondary learning Strada Education NetworkSM and Gallup today released new findings from the Strada-Gallup Education Consumer Survey, revealing only one quarter (26 percent) of U.S. adults with college experience…

Student Connections Transitioning to Loan Science

Strada Education Network℠ (Strada) today announced that, after five years of innovative work around college affordability, a new chapter is beginning for its Student Connections affiliate, which provides student loan default prevention management software and services to colleges and universities. Strada is currently working with Loan Science, an Austin, Texas-based company seeking to increase access to higher education by preventing…

Labor Market Advisory Group Emsi to Join Strada Education Network

National nonprofit expands analytics capabilities, bringing new labor market insights
to bear on today’s shifting education-to-employment pathways INDIANAPOLIS – Strada Education Network℠ (Strada), a national nonprofit dedicated to strengthening America’s pathways between education and employment, today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire labor market analytics leader Economic Modeling LLC (Emsi), subject to the terms and conditions…

 

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