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September 2020

September 22, 2020- Today, Eric Bing, CEO of the College of Health Care Professions (CHCP), was featured in “The Key with Inside Higher Ed, ” a podcast hosted by Paul Fain, contributing editor of Inside Higher Ed. Eric shared how CHCP has been coping with the COVID-19 pandemic—including by transitioning to online learning without missing a day of classes, while continuing to meet the needs of healthcare employers for frontline workers. The podcast episode, titled “A Model to Watch,” included a feature on how CHCP implemented stackable certificates and how the model can improve outcomes for... Read More
Dental Assistant Student Practicing with Mock Patient
The College of Health Care Professions (CHCP) today announced the launch of a new online dental assisting program for parent learners that will combine flexible, online coursework with three weekends of in-person clinical training. The new 10-month certificate program offers an industry-recognized and stackable certificate, enabling graduates to work in high-demand occupations while also creating new pathways for them to complete their degree. "CHCP shares a dedication to providing lifelong career skills in the communities we call home," said Katherine McLean, director of human resources at... Read More
This week, Real Clear Education published an op-ed by Eric Bing, CHCP’s CEO, and Marie Cini, Chief Strategy Officer, ED2WORK discussing how institutions must quickly adapt to the “new normal” that has come with the global pandemic and how they can implement best practices such as project-based learning, stackable short-term certificate programs, and prior learning assessment (PLA). In the piece , Eric and Marie highlight needed changes in higher education to better serve the students who need postsecondary education the most. They note that while the shifts needed may seem large, colleges and... Read More