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4:30 pm Louisville Urban League: • Historical & Cultural Film Project

Every Monday until December 18th, from 4:30pm – 7:00pm, the Louisville urban League will work with high school students to create a film documenting the history of African Americans since the Great Migration. The film will highlight the National Urban League and their office affiliate. For more information, please contact Cassandra Webb at cwebb@lul.org or (502) 566-3381. Visit the Louisville Urban League at lul.org!

Location
Louisville Urban League, 1535 West Broadway

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1:00 pm Louisville NACAC Fair

Free and open to the public, NACAC fairs connect you to hundreds of colleges and universities in one location. Register FREE at www.nacacfairs.org/ncf to receive fair details, avoid lines onsite, and share your contact information with your choice schools.

Location
2100 Newburg Rd, Bellarmine University - SuRF Center

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4:30 pm Louisville Urban League: • Historical & Cultural Film Project

Every Monday until December 18th, from 4:30pm – 7:00pm, the Louisville urban League will work with high school students to create a film documenting the history of African Americans since the Great Migration. The film will highlight the National Urban League and their office affiliate. For more information, please contact Cassandra Webb at cwebb@lul.org or (502) 566-3381. Visit the Louisville Urban League at lul.org!

Location
Louisville Urban League, 1535 West Broadway

9:00 pm KET Financial Aid Call-In

Details TBA – stay tuned!

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12:00 am Give For Good Louisville

The biggest day of local giving is going to be even better in 2017! After the unprecedented success of over 600 local nonprofits raising $4.3 million in 24 hours during the online giving day last September, we are excited to announce that Give Local Louisville is now Give For Good Louisville. With a fresh new look and name, the Community Foundation wants everyone to tap into their potential to be a force for good. When we come together with gifts big and small we can change the world around us. That’s what Give For Good Louisville is all about. Join us September 14, 2017! Find more information here:

https://www.giveforgoodlouisville.org

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4:30 pm Louisville Urban League: • Historical & Cultural Film Project

Every Monday until December 18th, from 4:30pm – 7:00pm, the Louisville urban League will work with high school students to create a film documenting the history of African Americans since the Great Migration. The film will highlight the National Urban League and their office affiliate. For more information, please contact Cassandra Webb at cwebb@lul.org or (502) 566-3381. Visit the Louisville Urban League at lul.org!

Location
Louisville Urban League, 1535 West Broadway

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3:00 pm Scaling Your Scholarship and College Success Programs

Register here

Learn about East Bay College Fund’s journey from “living room” organization to lead agency for the citywide Oakland Promise, which was launched in January of 2016 in partnership with Oakland Unified School District and the Oakland Mayor’s Office. Presenters will explain in depth their core scaling practices including strategic partnerships, expanded technology, integrated service partnerships with colleges, and the cascading leadership models that utilize upperclassmen and mentor leaders to work with small groups and maintain personal relationships.

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Online Webinar

2:00 pm ScholarMatcher: Building a Balanced College List in 7 Clicks

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Meet the ScholarMatcher: a free tool built for low-income students to build a balanced college list in just a few clicks. Based on rigorous data analysis, ScholarMatcher only features schools with excellent outcomes for low-income students. It scores schools in four areas: financial aid, academic strength, student support services, and post-graduate success. These scores result in a GPA for each postsecondary institution, which students can use to effortlessly discover schools where they are most likely to thrive. ScholarMatcher was developed by NCAN member ScholarMatch, and this demo will explore how programs can incorporate this tool to benefit students and discuss additions to the platform that would be beneficial to counselors.

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Online Webinar

5:00 pm G.L.O.W. Girls League of the West

Join the Louisville Urban League and G.L.O.W. for middle school girls for fun workshops geared towards empowering Black girls to motivate, liberate, and celebrate themselves. Girls will connect with women mentors, participate in sisterhood activities, grow their leadership and social development skills and celebrate their culture. For more info and how to sign up contact Cassandra Webb at cwebb@lul.org or (502) 566-3381!

Location
Louisville Urban League, 1535 West Broadway

Instructor
Maya White, Mahogany White, and Daphne Walker

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12:00 pm UPS College & Career Expo

Attend the region’s largest education and job fair with free admission and parking! Visit with representatives from over 200 national colleges, universities and vocational schools. Meet with local companies and job recruiters seeking qualified candidates. For adults wishing to peruse higher education or look into different career options, learn about adult learning programs and meet with career consultants. More than $500,000 in scholarships available too!

 

More information available at upscollegeandcareerexpo.com

Location
1776 Plantside Drive, Triple Crown Pavilion at Ramada Plaza

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4:30 pm Louisville Urban League: • Historical & Cultural Film Project

Every Monday until December 18th, from 4:30pm – 7:00pm, the Louisville urban League will work with high school students to create a film documenting the history of African Americans since the Great Migration. The film will highlight the National Urban League and their office affiliate. For more information, please contact Cassandra Webb at cwebb@lul.org or (502) 566-3381. Visit the Louisville Urban League at lul.org!

Location
Louisville Urban League, 1535 West Broadway

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2:00 pm Transforming Community Foundation Scholarship Programs From Administrative Burdens to Strategic

Register here and enter the discount code “NCAN” to waive the $59 webinar fee.

The Council on Foundations is partnering with NCAN to explore key findings from a recent NCAN white paper on the surprising opportunities to scholarship programs that provide a greater student impact and deeper donor commitment. Register to join the Council’s Director of Community Foundations and legal team, NCAN’s Director of Consulting Services, and the CEO and President of our member Stanislaus Community Foundation as we explore how community foundations are streamlining scholarship administration, managing new approaches to scholarship impact, and attracting new donor dollars. NCAN members can enter the discount code “NCAN” to waive the $59 webinar fee.

Location
Online Webinar

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Below is a list of resources to find education news in Louisville.

News and Trends in Education

Local

Jefferson County Public Schools News

The Courier Journal Education News.  http://www.courier-journal.com/section/NEWS0105/Education

Bellarmine University News.  http://www.bellarmine.edu/news/portal/

Jefferson Community and Technical College News.  http://www.jefferson.kctcs.edu/en/News_and_Events.aspx

Simmons College of Kentucky. No news outlet.  Check with Simmons.

Spalding University News.  http://spalding.edu/

Sullivan University.  No news outlet.  Check with Sullivan, Spencerian, etc.

The University of Louisville.  U of L Today.  http://louisville.edu/uofltoday/

 

State

Kentucky Department of Education Current Press Releases and Advisories.  http://www.kde.state.ky.us/KDE/HomePageRepository/News+Room/Current+Press+Releases+and+Advisories/

Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education news and Current Press Releases.  http://cpe.ky.gov/news/mediaroom/releases/

 

National

The Chronicle of Higher Education News. http://chronicle.com/section/News/6/

The Chronicle of Higher Education. Almanac of Higher Education. The Chronicle‘s Almanac issue, our annual compendium of college and university data, offers an in-depth look at the state of higher education. http://chronicle.com/section/Almanac-of-Higher-Education/536/

The New York Times Education Page. http://www.nytimes.com/pages/education/index.html

Inside Higher Ed.  News and Quick Takes.  http://www.insidehighered.com/news

U.S. Department of Education News. http://www.ed.gov/news

 

Trends and Emerging Issues

Association of American Colleges and Universities.  News and trending topics. http://www.aacu.org/press_room/inthenews.cfm

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.  Postsecondary Education.  http://www.gatesfoundation.org/postsecondaryeducation/Pages/default.aspx

The Center for 21st Century Universities.  Emerging issues in higher education.  http://c21u.gatech.edu/trending-topics

The College Board Advocacy and Policy Board.  Trends in Higher Education. http://trends.collegeboard.org/

Education Insights.  Trends to Watch in 2012. http://blogs.msdn.com/b/microsoftuseducation/archive/2012/01/18/education-trends-to-watch-in-2012.aspx

Forbes.  5 Big Trends for Education 2012-13. http://www.forbes.com/sites/jamesmarshallcrotty/2011/11/21/5-big-trends-for-education-in-2012-13/

The Lumina Foundation.  http://www.luminafoundation.org/

Open Education news.  Monitoring news related to open education around the globe.  http://openeducationnews.org/

 

Community Colleges

The Chronicle of Higher Education.  Community Colleges News. http://chronicle.com/section/Community-Colleges/33/

American Association of Community Colleges News. http://www.aacc.nche.edu/newsevents/News/Pages/default.aspx

American Association of Community Colleges Hot Issues.  http://www.aacc.nche.edu/newsevents/HotIssues/Pages/default.aspx

 

Adult Education

Office of Vocational and Adult Education News. http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ovae/news/index.html

 

Interactive

Graphical Interaction with Trends in Higher Education. http://awesome.good.is/transparency/web/1109/trends-in-higher-education/flash.html

The Chronicle of Higher Education. Adults With College Degrees in the United States by County, Interactive graphics. http://chronicle.com/article/Adults-With-College-Degrees-in/125995/

The Chronicle of Higher Education.  Education Technology News. http://chronicle.com/section/Technology/30/

The Chronicle of Higher Education.  Global News. http://chronicle.com/section/Global/433/

The Chronicle of Higher Education.  Facts and Figures. Interactive.  http://chronicle.com/section/Facts-Figures/58/