Colleges

Public Relations

A Tiny College Offers PR Crisis Lesson Businesses Should Study

When Shimer College was ranked one of the worst colleges in America, it trusted its loyalists to make its case. The strategy has worked well.
College

Obama Wants Community College to Be Free for Two Years

The president is giving a new idea for higher education the old college try.
College

How We Pay for College Is Broken

The way most Americans pay for college -- a patchwork system of loans, grants, and scholarships from colleges -- was largely created generations ago, when fewer people went to college and when the price tag of a college was a lot less.
Overcoming Obstacles

Going From 'Least Likely to Succeed' and Charting a Path to Prosperity

An entrepreneur without a college degree gives his ingredients for overcoming hurdles and learning the skills to run a robust enterprise.
Education

Starbucks Will Fund Online College Degrees for Thousands of Employees

College juniors and seniors who work more than 20 hours per week will be eligible to enroll in a tuition-free online program with Arizona State University.
Employee Training

The Workplace Training Hotbed You May Be Overlooking

By tapping the expertise of colleges and universities, companies can boost staff skills and productivity and stay ahead of the competition.
Colleges

Can the Academic Entrepreneur Save the Ivory Tower?

Higher education could be rebranded as startups' best friend and assist students in mastering business skills.
Raising Capital

Shopping for Startup Capital Outside of Silicon Valley

Entrepreneurs have lots of financing options beyond checking out venture firms in California. Here are six techniques to try.
Internships

The Savvy Startup's Guide to Recruiting Interns

Before you do any outreach, formulate a well-developed project-based plan with clear goals and timelines.
Finance

The Best Value in Higher Education

Princeton Review came out with their list of best value colleges, with UNC Chapel Hill and Williams College taking the tops spots.
Innovation Now

Melinda Gates on the Power of Technology in Making Human Connections

Social entrepreneur Melinda Gates spoke about the importance of making ethical choices and leaving a mark on humanity during her 2013 commencement speech at Duke University.
Entrepreneurs

The Pros and Cons of Studying Entrepreneurship Vs. Just Starting Up

As the school year winds down, aspiring entrepreneurs may wonder whether they should study entrepreneurship in college or just startup. YE Coach Antonio Neves offers some reasons for and against.
Technology

How Can Universities Support Young Treps Like Aaron Swartz?

When the tech wunderkind took his life after a prolonged legal battle, some wonder if MIT should have been more supportive.
Starting a Business

The Rise of Entrepreneurship on College Campuses (Infographic)

The uptick of entrepreneurship among young people across the country is causing many college campuses to add classes or retool out-of-date programs. Here's a snapshot.
Marketing

How to Turn Your Startup into the Next Campus Craze

Marketing new businesses to millenials requires creativity -- and a healthy dose of web savvy.