How universities in Ohio are tackling the teacher shortage
Recruiting and retaining teachers has been a challenge for school districts across the country during the past two years. Ohio is offering new grants to 30 institutions to help.
Companies scramble to recruit college students amid a booming job market
Colleges are reporting unprecedented interest from recruiters, as employers struggle to find enough qualified candidates to fill jobs. Here's the view from Ohio.
Health care certificate programs vary widely in return on investment
Northeast Ohio is a medical mecca, and health care is one of the biggest drivers of the local economy. But a recent analysis of federal data shows that some health care credentials don’t have much, if any, long-term economic payoff for individuals.
Adults are choosing programs with no clear labor market demand in Cleveland
In places like Cleveland, the economic future increasingly rests with adult students—but a new study finds that many of those at the metro's largest university are choosing majors that have no direct labor market connection.
One of the nation’s largest community colleges puts its ‘rescue’ funds to student aid and 24-hour support
Cuyahoga Community College hopes that increasing aid and offering round-the-clock support will make it easier for its largely working adult students to come back to and stay in college.
Small Ohio univ. bets its future on real business partnerships
Baldwin Wallace aims to stand out in a crowded field by being an agile provider of talent and services for the region's businesses.
Vitamix, Baldwin Wallace connect for ‘learn and earn’ program
The collaboration aims to further the link between the university and industry in Northeast Ohio, where only one-third of the workforce has a two-year credential or more.