On Marketplace yesterday, regarding the fact that many are questioning the value of a college degree, Kai Ryssdal noted the following: “Parents want to know, before they pony up, what schools are doing to get their students lined up for careers.”
Fayetteville Technical Community College, in Fayetteville, North Carolina, is one of the strongest examples of just how powerful labor market data can be. FTCC has been working with EMSI for several years and currently employs the complete suite of EMSI products to inform decisions throughout the institution—from program review to grant writing, and from marketing to workforce development.
Minnesota State Community and Technical College faces the same issues of student retention as many schools. Their successful solution has included EMSI’s Career Coach. We talked to them about their work.
At Central Piedmont Community College in North Carolina, Career Coach and its ability to be integrated into an institution’s online infrastructure are creating a better educational experience for students at every stage of their education career. We talked to CPCC’s Sarah Wilson and Owen Sutkowski to learn more about their experiences.
Community college graduates with a vocational focus had an unemployment rate of 4% in April, nearly a full percentage point lower than community college graduates who obtained academic degrees with the intent to transfer to a four-year college, according to the BLS
EMSI recently launched a new and expanded interface for Career Coach, which we introduced to students in person at Walla Walla Community College.
As they’ve integrated Career Coach into their work, San Antonio’s Alamo Colleges have found that it supports their mission in a number of ways.
Amarillo College recently began using EMSI’s Career Coach as part of its data-based approach to student success.
Here’s an overview of what EMSI’s working on for 2014. New products, new services, new events,
The college put together a neat video that highlights the value of Career Coach — putting valuable information on jobs, programs, and job postings, all in one place