Falling Short? College Learning and Career Success

Take a look at selected findings from Online Surveys of Employers and College Students Conducted on Behalf of the Association of American Colleges & Universities by Hart Research Associates, the overview reads:

The majority of employers continue to say that possessing both field-specific knowledge and a broad range of knowledge and skills is important for recent college graduates to achieve long-term career success.

Survey: 1 in 4 Female Undergrads Experienced Sex Assault or Misconduct #collegesafety #campussafety

Nearly one in four female undergraduates responding to a survey conducted by the Association of American Universities said that they had been the victim of sexual assault or misconduct. The survey represents one of the largest efforts to gauge the attitudes and experiences of college students with respect to sexual assault and misconduct, AAU officials said.

Do your students relate? From fulfilling federal requirements to addressing concerns of both students and parents, campus safety is becoming an increasingly more critical topic at institutions across the country. And, while security lights, emergency phones, and campus police are important, they often aren’t enough.

Join this webinar, where you’ll learn about valuable resources to help you establish a safety education program to prepare your students and staff with essential life skills so they are equipped to trust their instincts, increase their observation skills, and have an action plan when faced with potential threats on your campus.

FREE WEBINAR: Keeping Students Safe: Beyond Emergency Lights and Campus Police

Thu, Oct 1, 2015 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM CDT

#CampusSafety Tips for College Students Infographic #CollegeSafety

From fulfilling federal requirements to addressing concerns of both students and parents, campus safety is becoming an increasingly more critical topic at institutions across the country. And, while security lights, emergency phones, and campus police are important, they often aren’t enough. In this webinar, you’ll learn about valuable resources to help you establish a safety education program to prepare your students and staff with essential life skills so they are equipped to trust their instincts, increase their observation skills, and have an action plan when faced with potential threats on your campus.

Join us: Keeping Students Safe: Beyond Emergency Lights and Campus Police. | Thu, Oct 1, 2015 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM CDT

Research Shows #CollegeSafety is a Top Concern in College Selection (#CampusSafety)

Noodle.com recently surveyed 985 parents belonging to two groups: high school parents and college parents. High school parents are parents of high school students who are applying to college or plan to apply to college; noodle.com surveyed 712 of them. College parents are parents of current college students and students who graduated from college in the past year; noodle.com surveyed 273 of them. Here are the key findings in regard to what they want for their children:

We agree with campus safety being a top concern. From fulfilling federal requirements to addressing concerns of both students and parents, campus safety is becoming an increasingly more critical topic at institutions across the country. And, while security lights, emergency phones, and campus police are important, they often aren’t enough. In the upcoming Keeping Students Safe: Beyond Emergency Lights and Campus Police webinar, you’ll learn about valuable resources to help you establish a safety education program to prepare your students and staff with essential life skills so they are equipped to trust their instincts, increase their observation skills, and have an action plan when faced with potential threats on your campus.

FREE WEBINAR: Keeping Students Safe: Beyond Emergency Lights and Campus Police

Thu, Oct 1, 2015 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM CDT

Skewed Views Regarding Assault On Campus #CampusSafety

According to a survey done last March by Inside Higher Ed's fifth annual Survey of College and University Presidents, "About a third of U.S. college presidents believe sexual assault is a problem on American college campuses, but only 6 percent believe it’s a problem on their own campuses."

Where does your campus fit in? Don't let your students and staff down, provide them with the resources they need to feel and be safe on campus. While security lights, emergency phones, and campus police are important, they often aren’t enough. You're invited to join the Keeping Students Safe: Beyond Emergency Lights and Campus Police webinar, where you’ll learn about valuable resources to help you establish a safety education program to prepare your students and staff with essential life skills so they are equipped to trust their instincts, increase their observation skills, and have an action plan when faced with potential threats on your campus.

FREE Webinar on Keeping Students Safe: Beyond Emergency Lights and Campus Police

From fulfilling federal requirements to addressing concerns of both students and parents, campus safety is becoming an increasingly more critical topic at institutions across the country. And, while security lights, emergency phones, and campus police are important, they often aren’t enough. In this webinar, you’ll learn about valuable resources to help you establish a safety education program to prepare your students and staff with essential life skills so they are equipped to trust their instincts, increase their observation skills, and have an action plan when faced with potential threats on your campus.

FREE WEBINAR: Keeping Students Safe: Beyond Emergency Lights and Campus Police

Thu, Oct 1, 2015 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM CDT

Infographic: Tips for a Safe College Social Life #CampusSafety #CollegeSafety

From fulfilling federal requirements to addressing concerns of both students and parents, campus safety is becoming an increasingly more critical topic at institutions across the country. Empower individuals with the skills needed to take ownership of their own safety—both on and off campus—with specialized online learning resources focused on ensuring learners know how to trust their instincts, increase their observation skills, and develop an action plan for when faced with potential threats. Learn more about our Real World Safety courses.

These college social life safety tips from Protection 1 include ways to increase your security on campus and explain the consequences of irresponsible actions.

Why are so many college students failing to gain job skills before graduation?

A Washington Post article discusses today's college graduates severely lacking in some basic skills, particularly problem solving, decision making, and the ability to prioritize tasks.

In a pair of surveys by the Association of American Colleges & Universities, would-be graduates said college armed them with the skills needed for the job market. But employers disagreed.

 

Don't become a statistic, prep your students with the skills they need to be career-ready after graduation. Atomic Learning's career skills training provides training on a variety of topics that aren’t necessarily covered in course textbooks or workplace orientation. This training is designed to help learners gain the confidence and traction that is needed in today’s workplace. Not an Atomic Learning subscriber? Learn more.

Weekly Giveaway Winner - 9/21/15

Congratulations to Samantha Roy at Albright College in Reading, PA -- our Weekly Giveaway backpack winner!

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Are Your Instructors Struggling with Having to Change the Way They Deliver Courses?

Atomic Learning helps faculty members and instructors to not only gain confidence with technology, but also ensure their instructional practices are relevant to today's learning environment.

Are faculty using relevant tools/resources to communicate with students on your campus?

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