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DJA Financial Aid Services, Inc.

DJA Financial Aid Services, Inc.

Primary Contact: Deborah John – President Email: djohn@gotodja.com 3000 W Kellogg Drive Wichita, KS 67213 Phone: (800) 242-0977 Website: DJA (gotodja.com) DJA Financial Aid Services, Inc. (DJA) offers comprehensive financial aid servicing and consulting to Title IV institutions nationwide. We provide our clients a stream-lined approach to administering the Title […]

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Independent Audit Flags ‘Material Weakness’ in ED’s Most Recent Budget Estimates for Student Loan Cancellation

Independent Audit Flags ‘Material Weakness’ in ED’s Most Recent Budget Estimates for Student Loan Cancellation

NASFAA Hugh T. Ferguson January 27, 2023 President Joe Biden’s student loan debt relief plan has come under increased scrutiny from an annual audit of the Department of Education’s (ED) finances. The audit, conducted by KPMG, an independent certified public accounting firm contracted by ED’s Office of Inspector General, reviewed the department’s financial […]

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Feds announce massive takedown of fraudulent nursing diploma scheme

Feds announce massive takedown of fraudulent nursing diploma scheme

ABC News Sasha Pezenik January 25, 2023 A massive, coordinated scheme to sell false and fraudulent nursing degree credentials has been brought down by a joint federal law enforcement operation, Justice Department officials said Wednesday. As first reported by ABC News, officials said the scheme involved peddling more than $100 […]

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Show off students’ employability with e-portfolios

Show off students’ employability with e-portfolios

Times Higher Education Lourdes Guardia and Marcelo Maina January 26, 2023 Why and how to make e-portfolios a central part of university courses, helping students identify and exhibit skills that will appeal to employers, by Lourdes Guàrdia and Marcelo Maina The mismatch between graduate readiness for entering the workplace and […]

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An Unlikely Pairing

An Unlikely Pairing

Inside Higher Ed Josh Moody January 26, 2023 Hilbert College, a nonprofit Catholic institution in New York, is purchasing for-profit Valley College, which has four sites in Ohio and West Virginia. That makes for an unusual match. Hilbert College is marrying outside the faith. The four-year Roman Catholic nonprofit college […]

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Short-Term Pell a Priority for Skills First Coalition

Short-Term Pell a Priority for Skills First Coalition

Inside Higher Ed Katherine Knott January 26, 2023 The Skills First Coalition, a group of American businesses and education and training providers, wants the 118th Congress to pass legislation that would expand Pell Grants to short-term programs, improve the transfer of credits between higher education institutions and support new approaches […]

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Cal State contends with ‘unprecedented’ enrollment declines

Cal State contends with ‘unprecedented’ enrollment declines

Ed Source Ashley A. Smith January 25, 2023 Some campuses could see budget cuts  Decreases in Cal State enrollment have officials worried. Interim Chancellor Jolene Koester first warned last year that enrollment projections were down across the 23 campus system. She now concludes that those drops are real and can […]

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