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COVID-19 IMPACT ON HIGHER EDUCATION

Posted on Apr 1, 2020 in Main, Slides

The grave effects of the coronavirus or COVID-19 pandemic extend a multitude of concerns, including its impact on post-secondary education. While institutions continue to come up with their own solutions to assist students, the U.S. Department of Education is also taking measures to ease the financial burden of students, especially those with federal loans during ...
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ARGOSY UNIVERSITY STATUS INFORMATION

Posted on Jan 23, 2019 in Main, Slides

Updated on 7/12/2019 APPLYING FOR CLOSED SCHOOL LOAN DISCHARGE: If you have a federal student loan and are unable to transfer your credits to a comparable program at another school, here is information on applying for closed school loan discharge: https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/about/announcements/closed-school#loan-discharge Do I have the option for a closed school loan discharge? Yes, you may ...
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Updated 7/19/2019 HPEAP is glad to assist former WMI students obtain copies of their transcripts, however, we have received requests from students that attended when the school had not yet become World Medicine Institute and was known as Tai Hsuan Foundation College. Unfortunately, we do not have those older records and students will need to ...
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***Students needing Hawaii Heald College transcripts may order online*** DCCA Offices are open to walk-in service with limited hours in response to Governor Ige’s directive to telework due to the COVID-19 situation.  As a result, staff is unable to retrieve mail daily, thus mail-in requests are received only a couple of days a week at ...
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Importance of Accreditation

Posted on Mar 27, 2018 in Slides

IS MY SCHOOL ACCREDITED? Use these links to check if your school is accredited and to learn more about accreditation. If your school is not listed, you run the risk of not being able to transfer credits to another school. Prospective employers may also not recognize degrees issued by unaccredited schools. https://www.ed.gov/accreditation?src=accred https://ope.ed.gov/accreditation/FAQAccr.aspx ESTABLISHING A ...
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Information for Veterans

Posted on Mar 27, 2018 in Slides

Servicemembers may have additional benefits available to them in their pursuit of further education. Please review some of the following links for more information. You can also call an Education Case Manager at 1-888-442-4551 with questions regarding veterans educational benefits. Hawaii State Approving Agency (SAA) for Veterans Training Explore VA – Learn about VA benefits ...
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The Higher Learning Commission approved the University of Phoenix’s teach-out plan for closing branch campuses and locations, including the downtown Honolulu campus at the Topa Financial Center on Fort Street Mall. The Commission also approved a new location in Kapolei. University of Phoenix is looking to establish the Kapolei Learning Center as its new Hawaii ...
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ITT Technical Institute Closure

Posted on Dec 27, 2017 in Slides

ITT Technical Institute announced its closure on September 6, 2016.  ITT Tech did not maintain any physical presence in Hawaii, and therefore was not required to be authorized by the State of Hawaii.  ITT Tech should be contacting its students with more information. The Hawaii Post-Secondary Education Authorization Program (HPEAP) does not have any direct ...
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On November 16, 2015, Education Management Corporation (EDMC) announced that it reached comprehensive agreements with the U.S. Department of Justice and attorneys general in 39 states, including Hawaii, over its past recruiting practices. EDMC is parent to Argosy University. In addition to corrective action, under the terms of the consent judgment, qualified former students may ...
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