Posts Categorized: Events

SARA … SARA …

Register today for webinar on the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA)! The SARA initiative has made significant progress since the first NC-SARA meeting in November 2013. As we continue to organize meetings and garner support in the Northeast, it's important to connect with all stakeholders and address any questions or concerns. Please join us for our second webinar to review the SA...

NEBHE Sets Conference on “Competency-Based Education” as NE High Schools Boost “Proficiency-Based” Cousin

NEBHE will explore competency-based education (CBE) during a conference titled The Case for Competency-Based Education: A New Age of Teaching and Learning? to be held Monday, Oct. 20 at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston. Among questions to be explored by speakers: What is the evidence that CBE is a more effective than traditional instructional strategies? What does CBE mean for the ever-risin...

Happy 5/29 Day!

May 29 is upon us. May 29 (5/29) has been designated a day to raise public awareness about the benefits of a 529 college savings plan—the tax-advantaged investment plans named for Section 529 of the tax code and designed specifically to save for higher education expenses. Administrators of 529 plans throughout the U.S. have scheduled special activities for the day. Events and activities in ...

Lawmakers, Authors, Entrepreneurs Among Newly Announced Commencement Speakers

Isabel Wilkerson, author of The Warmth of Other Suns Jane Altes, former vice president for academic affairs and interim president of Empire State College, and Daniel B. Ginsberg, former assistant secretary of the Air Force for manpower and reserve affairs, will address Southern Vermont College's 87th Commencement on Saturday, May 10. Homebuilder and founder of C&S (College Student) Builders ...

Your Chance to Listen in on the NSA … and Other Commencements

Former NSA Director Keith Alexander. General Electric aviation executive Mike Sims will address graduates at Wentworth Institute of Technology on Saturday, April 26 at 10 a.m. on the main quadrangle. Western Connecticut Health Network President and CEO John Murphy M.D. will address thegraduate commencement at Western Connecticut State University on Friday, May 9 in the Stephen Feldman Arena.Educ...

Commencements: Mass. Gov. Patrick Among Speakers

Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick. Quinnipiac University announced six commencement ceremonies. On Saturday, May 10 at 10 a.m., investor Guy Adami of Fast Money and Drakon Capital will address graduate commencement at the TD Bank Sports Center on Quinnipiac's York Hill Campus. At 3 p.m. in the same location, Linda Schwartz, Connecticut commissioner of veterans affairs, will address health sci...

Northeastern U’s Bluestone to Speak on Boston’s Role in NE Economy

Northeastern University economist Barry Bluestone will discuss Boston’s Role in the regional economic network at the fall 2013 Outlook Conference of the New England Economic Partnership (NEEP) to be held Thursday, Nov. 14, at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston. Bluestone is Northeastern's Stearns Trustee Professor of Political Economy and founding director of the university's Kitty and...

Last Chance to Register for the NE Campus Sustainability Forum!

Don't Miss Out on the New England Campus Sustainability Forum This Friday! Friday Sept. 20, 2013 Hosted by the Colleges of the Fenway 550 Huntington Ave  Boston, MA 02115 The New England Campus Sustainability Forum has once again attracted strong headliners to create an engaging and informative day. Julian Agyeman, noted climate and sustainability justice champion; Mary P...

NEBHE Co-organizes New England Campus Sustainability Forum

Wentworth Institute of Technology 550 Huntington Ave., Boston, MA 02115 Friday, Sept. 20, 2013 8 a.m.  to 4:45 p.m.Early-bird registration will be available through Aug. 30. Please visit www.necsf.com to learn more. The New England Board of Higher Education (NEBHE) invites you to attend the 2013 New England Campus Sustainability Forum (NECSF) co-organized by AASHE, Clean Air-Cool Planet, ...

Pomp and Circumstance: Maine Senator, Leader of Genome Project Among Upcoming Commencement Speakers

U.S. Sen. Susan M. Collins (R-Maine) and Bernard Osher Foundation President Mary G.F. Bitterman will speak at the University of Southern Maine commencement on Saturday, May 11 in the Costello Sports Complex on the Gorham campus. Collins will address undergraduate students at 9 a.m. Bitterman will address graduate students at 2 p.m. Eric Lander, president and founding director of the Broad Institu...