Welcome Southern New Hampshire University!

Saylor Academy is pleased to announce a new degree completion partnership with Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU). SNHU will accept/recognize certain Saylor Academic courses for college credit, using “Saylor Direct” credit courses and a proctored final exam. Start, Study, Save: Earning Credit with Saylor Academy Partnerships offering transfer opportunities for prior and concurrent college level … Read More …

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Saylor Academy Partners with Bexar County, Texas and BiblioTech

Saylor Academy is very proud to announce its first county/library partnership with Bexar County and BiblioTech Digital Library! Bexar County is participating in Saylor Academy’s Corporate/Employer Degree Completion program, providing county employees with access to Saylor’s free courses toward college credit. In turn, county employees will have free proctoring services (for Direct Credit exams) available to … Read More …

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How Melanie returned to finish her University of Memphis degree with courses from Saylor Academy

Student Savings Tops $500,000 with Saylor courses at University of Memphis. Like most students, Melanie Williams started down her path to a degree at the University of Memphis full of excitement and possibility. She enjoyed the academic life at Memphis and progressed into her final year. Then trouble arose. Hit with an unexpected financial crisis, … Read More …

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OER as an Intervention Tool to Support Student Retention

About 4.3 million people are dropping out of two-year and four-year institutions right now that could, with a little bit of extra support, complete and obtain their credentials. That was the challenge issued at our recent Saylor Higher Education Summit by Heather Hiles, keynote speaker and Deputy Director of Postsecondary Student Success at The Bill … Read More …

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Making Education Affordable: JetBlue Scholars Program

Key Takeaways Corporate investment in employee degree completion provides a competitive education benefit and can be used as a tool to recruit motivated, dedicated employees. Saylor Academy’s college-credit recommended OER provides a solid foundation for many types of learning, including corporate-sponsored degree completion & tuition-assistance initiatives. Alternative credit initiatives can help adult learners efficiently earn … Read More …

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Summit Panelist Profile: Cody Cleverly, JetBlue Airways

The Saylor Higher Education Summit will feature a panel on Corporate Degree completion and Alternative Credit Partnerships. One of our panelists is Cody Cleverly, Manager of Academic Programs at JetBlue Airways. Cody Cleverly is the Manager of Academic Programs at JetBlue, overseeing coaching, instructional design, systems, partnerships and measurement of academic initiatives. Mr. Cleverly assembled … Read More …

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Making Education Affordable: Building a Sustainable Adult Education Program

Interview with Kevin Corcoran, Executive Director, Connecticut Distance Learning Consortium Key takeaways: Using Saylor courses as a content base, CT AHVS has developed supplementary open courses that allow adult students expanded learning opportunities to earn credit toward a high school diploma. Use of OER has allowed a consistent learning experience among students, assuring equity in … Read More …

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Getting College Degree Completion Back on Track Using Alternative College Credit

To help students finish what they have started, colleges and universities are exploring new attendance models and retooling to the needs of the “new normal” learner. Low cost college credits from so-called “alternative credit providers” can furnish debt-free alternatives that supplement an institution’s own efforts to encourage timely degree completion.

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