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Oct
23
Competency Based Education
Competency-based education (CBE) has elicited strong interest among educators and education stakeholders due to its potential to meet students where they are in their education journey and provide a more personalized path to completion. A typical CBE program has a curriculum structured to demonstrate learning in clearly articulated competencies, is often self-paced, is agnostic as to the source of learning while maintaining clear and transparent learning standards, and has an emphasis on authent…
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Aug
05
Financial Aid Verification
Each year financial aid offices staff up and may even require overtime and deny vacations in order to manage processing of all the student files that have been selected for verification. Increased regulatory complexity and annual policy changes have made verification one of the most costly and complex aspects of the administration of Title IV aid. Just keeping up with the changes is a challenge, so it is not surprising that verification is one of the leading causes of compliance and audit findi…
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May
18
Get to Know your Regent Team
This quarter's Featured Employee is Sharon Clough, Vice President of Financial Aid Compliance at Regent Education. Sharon joined the Regent team in July 2011 and is based out of our Frederick, MD office. Born in Texas, Sharon has lived all across the U.S. but now resides with her husband in Frederick County and is here to stay!
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May
01
Competency Based Education
According to the National Center for Education Statistics, in 2011 there were 17.6 million undergraduates enrolled in higher education institutions. Of that population, 25% of them were over the age of 25 and another 25% were over the age of 30. This number continues to grow as it is estimated that by 2019, students over 25 will increase by another 23%. This new majority filling campuses are called the non-traditional student. Unlike traditional students who are 18-22 years old, fresh out of hig…
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Jan
23
Get to Know your Regent Team
This quarter's Featured Employee is Jay Schwartz, Managing Director of Quality Assurance at Regent Education. Jay joined the Regent team in July 2014 and is based out of our Frederick, MD office. Originally hailing from Baltimore, MD, he moved to Frederick in 1997 with his wife and two daughters.
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