Tuition Investments COMM/105 May 24, 2010 Tuition Investments An investment into the education of associates of this company will not only become an asset to @@@ but will also promote high self esteem, enhance knowledge, and offer the company more qualified candidates to be promoted from within. Currently, @@@ offers Tuition Assistance as an additional benefit to the comprehensive benefit package; however, an upgrade to Tuition Reimbursement and Flex-Time to take on-site classes will allow potential students more affordable options in pursuing their educational dreams. The Tuition Assistance Policy will only reimburse a student a portion of the cost for higher education. This requires the student to either spend money out of pocket or apply for loans that will have to later be repaid. Attending a college or university that offers an inexpensive
Hiring within the company makes a positive statement. Offering tuition reimbursement is also a making statement “the company cares for its employees”. The opportunity to attend a high education can improve ones quality of life. The education will build confidence, employees will have the feeling of being need and willing to take the responsibility of doing what it that to get the job done, which can increase overall productivity. Employees who attend the program can introduce new idea and encourage other employees.
The total grant award is $250,000 and the grant period for these resources is July1, 2009 through October 31, 2010. An orientation session was held for these programs and more than 140 people attended. This project was in response to North Carolina’s need to get people back to work and to the call from Governor Beverly Perdue that the NC Community Colleges undertake her JobsNOW initiative, the community colleges and the NC Department of Commerce joined together to develop and fund “12 in 6”. This program is designed to train North Carolinians in needed job skills within 6 months and help rebuild North Carolina’s economy. A Director of Admissions was hired at HCC.
We were all somehow exposed to different backgrounds, as well as lifestyles. Therefore, it’s safe to say that the statement “Is College for Everyone” doesn’t imply to certain people who were raised to think otherwise. However, Pharinet seems to think that most kids should consider not going to college at all. Pharinet went on to explain how most students will find themselves working full-time jobs to help pay the expenses of college, in result their grades begins to drop. Then the student decides to drop to a part-time worker, register for less class hours to find more time to work on improving their grades.
If colleges provide on-site daycare facilities for their students it will allow them to concentrate fully on their work, reduce the number of students missing class or absenteeism, and retention rates will increase or the dropout rate will reduce. First if colleges provided on-site daycare facilities, it will allow students to concentration fully on their work. When students do not have to worry about daycare issues or lack of it, they will be able to increase productive by being able to focus on class work or any assignments given. Focus is very important in the lives of students. Students need to be focused, and this focus drives them to succeed.
He is unhappy with the college system of today. He chooses to hold his students to the standards to which he teaches. He believes that for some colleges, getting people to return to school is just a gimmick. “Adult education, nontraditional education, education for returning students- whatever you want to call it is a substantial profit center for many colleges.”(Prof X 4) He believes that many people choose to return to college because they can get money for school and the cost of
According to the US Department of Health and Human Services, in 2006, Medicare provided health care coverage for 43.2 million Americans. Enrollment is expected to climb to 77 million by 2031, when the baby boomers are fully enrolled 2. In addition to health care Johnson was concerned with education. He hoped to become known as "The Education President.” HeadStart was designed to focus on preparing children from low-income families for school, with the hopes of ending the cycle of poverty through education. In 2006 nearly one million children were enrolled in HeadStart and it is estimated that more than 24 million children had participated in this program 3.
Advertisments and advertisers from for-profit colleges have different methods toward the students they target. Recruiters look for people who know very little about for-profit colleges. The people who are willing to give advertisers the time to listen and believe what they say are who they search for. Listening to a recruiter from a college makes people feel that they’re capable of being in college, in some way it boosts their self-confidence to make them feel just as smart as everyone else in college. Kayla Webley from Educational Financing shares her thoughts on the higher education policy, Low-income below poverty students ranging from 18 to 26 are who advertisers search for to bring into their school because of the student loans they will be piled on with.
Learning Against Grades In this society, students are encouraged to pursue a higher education after graduating from high school. Yet, each individual has a different reason for desiring to move on to college. Students attend college either because they want to increase their knowledge, get a decent paying job after college, or they just want to get the “college” experience instead of going on to the working force after high school. As a first-year college student, I pictured college to be a “… place for learning and growth…” (Jerry Faber, 387), but I was slightly wrong. Everyday I stress over earning a good grade in my classes, instead of being driven to learn the material of the course.