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A Higher Ed Option | What is Accessible Education?

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Everyone should have access to education. Educational institutions should provide ways to meet students’ varied needs, leading to a fulfilling, equitable, and accessible education experience. We know that higher education’s soaring costs are one of today’s most significant financial hurdles for students. Paying for college is expensive—what can be done? What is Accessible Education? Creating accessible…
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Women In Construction | Boosting the Industry!

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When thinking of an industry dominated by men, construction is usually one of the first to come to mind. Not any more! More and more women are breaking barriers and succeeding in the construction field. Read on for information about some amazing opportunities for women! Photo created by wirestock – www.freepik.com The Institute for Women’s Policy…
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Upgrade Your Teams’ Skills with Continuing Education

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The construction industry is competitive; you must stay ahead of the game. Adding on education as an employee benefit can help both the company and the individual. Read on! Photo created by gpointstudio – www.freepik.com Why Continuing Education? Continuing education refers to any post-secondary programs that people pursue after their formal education. There are plenty of options: seminars,…
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Differences Between Community and Online Colleges

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When it comes to choosing which college to attend, there are plenty of options. Today one of the biggest concerns for students is the cost of earning a degree. Community college seems like a good solution to this problem; however, only about 13% of students end up graduating from community college within the two years allotted.1 Isn’t there…
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Construction 101 | Is it the Right Field for Your Students?

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When people think of construction, they imagine builders and skilled workers, but there’s so much more. As one of the largest industries in the U.S., the construction market remains a major contributor to the US economy. The construction industry is generally divided into three categories: building construction, heavy/civil engineering construction, and specialty trades. For students who are in search of…
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Recap: STONEPILE llc Construction College at IBS 2022

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STONEPILEllc shocked thousands of attendees by presenting our solution to the current labor shortage in the construction field. In attendance were our Institutional Director Dr. Garry Vermaas, VP of Enrollment Management Hamed Shibli, and Marketing Director Naslha Espinal, who met with hundreds of people about the importance of innovative education that is both affordable and accessible.…
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Why Do 40% of Students Drop Out of College?

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When a person heads off to college, few think about the possibility of dropping out, yet in the United States, the overall dropout rate for undergraduate college students is 40%. What are the causes? Read on! About one in three students who enroll in college never earn a degree. Why Do Students Drop Out? The reasons for…
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Higher Education | Benefits of an Online College

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Online education has changed over the last few years as people of all ages have found themselves taking classes from their homes. Whether you are a full-time professional already or a recent high school graduate, online college can easily fit your lifestyle. The quality of education at online colleges has continued to improve, and they have become a…
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A Higher Ed Solution to Labor Shortage

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In the past year, the construction sector has lost more than 1 million workers, and almost all areas of the construction industry are experiencing project delays due to skilled labor shortages. Associated Builders & Contractors (ABC) predicts the construction labor shortage could be as high as 512,000 workers by 2023. What Is Best for Your…
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