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08
May

EY announces Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2017 Award results

News Release Contact: Sara VanWagoner Company: Edcor Tel: (248) 530 4297 Email: svanwagoner@edcor.com For Immediate Release EY announces Adrienne L. Way of Edcor, Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2017 Award finalist in Michigan and Northwest Ohio TROY MI, May 8, 2017 – EY today announced that CEO and Owner Adrienne L. Way of Edcor is a finalist for the Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2017 Award in the Michigan and Northwest Ohio region. The awards program, which is celebrating its 31st year, recognizes entrepreneurs who are excelling in areas such as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Adrienne was selected as a finalist by a ...

02
May

Entrepreneur Of The Year 2016 Finalist, Edcor CEO, Adrienne Way

Adrienne Way, owner and CEO of Edcor, is a finalist for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2016 Award in the Michigan and Northwest Ohio Region. The awards program, which is celebrating its 30th year, recognizes entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Adrienne Way was selected as a finalist by a panel of independent judges. Award winners will be announced at a special ...

22
Jun

Continuous Enrollment Creates Success

For adult students summer months don’t necessarily mean a break in school. While for some people the summer months might be a time to slow down and take life a bit easier, for the adult learner summer months present a time to build momentum, achieve goals and move close to degree completion. Enrolling in each successive semester, without taking a break is advantageous for adult learners. Research from the University of North Carolina and many higher education institutions shows that students who continuously enroll have higher completion rates and complete their degrees faster. There are several ...

25
Mar

Edcor CEO Talks About the Advantage of Tuition Benefits

Edcor CEO Adrienne Way talks on Fox Business Network about the advantages of a tuition benefits plan that helps organizations reach immediate goals and strategically plan for their future needs. She demonstrates how outsourcing tuition benefits programs to Edcor bring both employers and employees added value such as our Preferred School Network and education counseling. To view the full interview on YouTube, visit the 21st Century Television's channel or click the video below. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vofuXQq2kPI

11
Mar

Education Benefit Outsourcing Helps Businesses

A provider of comprehensive education benefit outsourcing and consulting services takes the spotlight on the latest episode of Corporate Review. In this segment the host of the award-winning series, Jackie Bales, talks to Adrienne L. Way, Owner and CEO of Edcor Data Services LLC, about the many advantages of engaging the outsourced tuition asssistance administration company. Tune in to watch the Edcor Data Services segment airing on Bloomberg Television (as pd. prog) on March 14, 2015 at 5:30pm EST. Check your local listings for airtimes. Corporate Education Benefit Outsourcing Helps Businesses Invest in Employees Early in ...

28
Oct

APUS Joins Edcor Preferred Schools Network

Charles Town, W. Va., and Troy, Mich., October 27, 2014 Source: APUS.EDU American Public University System (APUS) and Edcor today announced an agreement for APUS to join the Edcor Preferred Schools Network. APUS is a fully-online institution offering respected, innovative, and affordable educational programs to adult learners worldwide. Edcor is the nation’s leader in providing corporate tuition reimbursement, consulting, and administration solutions. The alliance between the two organizations will provide Edcor school network clients with access to more than 180 fully online degree and certificate programs offered by American Public University (APU) ...

02
Oct

Edcor featured in Women’s Enterprise Magazine

Edcor was featured in a recent Women's Enterprise USA publication. In the article titled Edcor educational services help keep companies competitive, the importance of choosing an experienced education benefits administration partner is highlighted. The article gives the details of how Edcor provides Fortune 1000 companies with the experience, quality and focus required to ensure US industries are able to educate their workforce to remain globally competitive in an increasingly global economy. Click the icon below to read the full article

12
Aug

Online Education Breathes New Life into Nursing Degrees

To say the field of nursing is evolving is an understatement. Radical changes are taking place in the nursing profession in response to technological advances, an aging population and increased complexity of care. Given these changes, nurses today are facing unprecedented pressure to earn advanced college degrees. Many of them are nurses at the bedside who are being urged on a regular basis to complete their BSN. These dramatic shifts in the healthcare environment stem from the demand for better patient outcomes as more and more research suggests that having ...

12
Aug

Competency Based Education from Idea to Implementation

The new thing in higher education is Competency Based Education (CBE for short) which has also been referred to as “personalized learning.” The Rise of Competency Based Education: Earning Credit for What You Know CBE is an educational approach that shifts the balance between time and learning. CBE moves away from time being the constant to learning being the constant. In other words rather than an approach where every student stays in the class for a semester, regardless of how quickly they learn, in a CBE approach students demonstrate learning at their ...

12
Aug

Restructuring Higher Ed Requires Restructuring Financial Aid

There has been much written about “competency based education” in the higher education media lately and how it can make the prospect of earning a degree for working adults much more feasible. Yet as important, and challenging, as it is to explain and define this concept – it is distinct from, yet complementary to, direct assessment – the simple fact is this: the true promise and potential of competency based education cannot be achieved without a rethinking of our federal student financial aid system. That reality was a central topic of ...