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View and Hear Remarks from NEBHE’s New England Works Summit on Bridging Higher Education and the Workforce

NEBHE convened approximately 400 New England higher education, government and business leaders on Monday, Nov. 7, at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston to discuss the role of higher education in preparing the highly skilled workers that will drive innovation in the region. Featured speakers included: U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) Gov. Dannel P. Malloy… Read more »

New England Works: A New England Leadership Summit on Bridging Higher Education and the Workforce

  New England Works: Bridging Higher Education and the Workforce Monday, November 7, 2011 Federal Reserve Bank of Boston Thanks to everyone who attended our New England Works summit. Click on each speaker’s name below to view and download PDF versions of their PowerPoint or Keynote presentation featured at the conference: Eric Rosengren, President and… Read more »

International Student Webinar Series, Episode 3 – A New Vulnerable Workforce: Higher Education’s Role in Regional Workforce Development and Retaining International Students Post-Graduation

Thanks to everyone who joined the International Student Webinar Series, Episode 3: A New Vulnerable Workforce: Higher Education’s Role in Regional Workforce Development and Retaining International Students Post-Graduation webinar on Wednesday, May 26, 2021. Here is a video of the complete webinar:  Click here to view an additional resouce: Coming to America: Reopening the… Read more »

New England Legislative Sessions: Emerging Trends in Higher Education and Workforce Development That We’re Watching

Across New England, the days are starting to get longer, everyone is hoping spring weather is just around the corner, and each state’s legislative session is firmly underway. While it’s still relatively early in the current sessions, at NEBHE we’re taking a first look at the major issues and trends we see emerging in the… Read more »

This Session, New England Legislators Made the Sausage in the Shadow of COVID

New England’s state lawmakers in 2020 sessions focused almost exclusively to COVID-19-related legislation and state budget concerns. In 2021, COVID-19-related legislation continues to be a major focus, but other issues are also taking center stage. These include: Expanding Work-Based Learning Opportunities HB.6227 (Connecticut): Would establish a task force to identify high-growth, high-demand jobs and analyze… Read more »

Mitigating COVID-19-Induced Learning Loss Along the P-16 Education Continuum

5 takeaways from NEBHE’s Legislative Advisory Committee meeting … At its peak, the COVID-19 pandemic forced 55 million American children temporarily out of school. While many education systems have attempted varying degrees of remote learning, many researchers accept that the closures will produce substantial losses in learning, according to recent research by the World Bank… Read more »

Trauma, the COVID-19 Pandemic and Immigration

How these forces intersect at a community hospital focused on the underserved … A year into the global pandemic, we are grappling with the scale of its impact and the conditions that created, permitted and exacerbated it. For those of us in the mental health field, tentative strides toward telepsychiatry pivoted to a sudden semi-permanent… Read more »

House Panel Will Explore Higher Ed’s Post-COVID Future

DC Shuttle … Hearings/Markups of Interest. The House Education and Labor’s Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Investment, will hold a hearing on The Future of Higher Education Post COVID-19 on Wednesday, March 17 at 1 p.m. via Zoom. Congress Passes, President Signs American Rescue Plan. President Joe Biden signed the law the American Rescue… Read more »