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BROWN UNIVERSITY: Summit explores ways to best meet mental health needs of Rhode Island college students

Speaking at a Jan. 8 summit on postsecondary mental health convened by Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo, Brown University President Christina Paxson said that first-rate mental health support for undergraduates is crucial not just because it aids them during college, but because it positions them for successful lives and careers as well.

EMPORIA STATE UNIVERSITY: Kansas Teachers Achieve National Board Certification

Nineteen Kansas educators are among the 3,907 nationwide who achieved the highest professional credential they can earn — they attained first-time certification from the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards in 2018.

AMERICAN UNIVERSITY: Interfaith Project Meeting to be Held January 1

Evening conversations about interfaith topics important to AU students from various backgrounds and faith traditions.

ADTALEM GLOBAL EDUCATION INC.: Adtalem Global Education Completes Divestitures of DeVry University and Carrington College

Adtalem Global Education (NYSE: ATGE), a leading global education provider, today announced the completion of the transfer of ownership of DeVry University (DVU) and its Keller Graduate School of Management to Cogswell Education LLC.

UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA, HUNTSVILLE: UAH joins nationwide effort to increase college access, equity, and postsecondary attainment

The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) announced earlier this month that it has joined with 130 other public universities and systems for a new initiative, "Powered by Publics: Scaling Student Success."

RICE UNIVERSITY: 5 staff members honored with RICE MILE Award

Rice staff members Jenny Brydon, Agnes Vajtai, Andy Meretoja, Jackie Blyden and Jeff Falk have been honored with the RICE MILE Award. Brydon, senior manager of international advising and programs in the Office of International Students and Scholars (OISS), was honored for her “significant impact on the international student population through creating coursework, leadership development programs and high-level intercampus exposure,” said a letter nominating her for the award. “Our students come to Rice expecting excellence,” the letter said.

UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA, HUNTSVILLE: UAH welcomes Tobias Buckell noted science fiction author, visiting Eminent Scholar

Internationally-acclaimed science fiction writer Tobias S. Buckell, will visit UAH as a Humanities Center Visiting Eminent Scholar for the spring 2019 semester.

UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA: UA to Offer State’s First MFA in Dance Program

The University of Alabama’s department of theatre and dance will offer the state’s first Master of Fine Arts in dance program starting in fall 2020.

COLORADO SCHOOL OF MINES: Mindful Monday to be Held November 19

Mindful Mondays is a weekly drop-in meditation group open to ALL.

BERRY COLLEGE: Berry Professor to Showcase Film at the Rome International Film Festival

A Berry College professor and a Berry alum will showcase films at the Rome International Film Festival this weekend.

UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS: Honors College Recognizes Exceptional Faculty, Staff

The Honors College will recognize five faculty and one staff member at the annual Honors College Faculty Reception on Tuesday, Nov. 6.

Pikes Peak Community College enrolls 13,275 undergrads

At Pikes Peak Community College, 60 percent of undergraduate students are traditional students - age 24 or younger - and 57 percent are female, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.