The Bulletin

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeast Florida: Beyond School Walls

Posted on March 21, 2017

Mentoring has long been a proven tactic for successfully getting students into a postsecondary education and beyond. Mentors provide guidance to students when they need it most and also help expose the students to life and job skills that they would otherwise not know about.

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Summer Spotlight Series: Edward Waters College

Posted on August 31, 2016

Welcome to the eighth and final week of our Summer Spotlight Series!

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Summer Spotlight Series: St. Johns River State College

Posted on August 24, 2016

Welcome to week seven of the Summer Spotlight Series! This week, our college partner in the spotlight is: St. Johns River State College. 

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Summer Spotlight Series: Nova Southeastern University

Posted on August 17, 2016

We have made it to week six of our Summer Spotlight Series! This week, our university partner in the spotlight is: Nova Southeastern University.  

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Summer Spotlight Series: Florida State College at Jacksonville

Posted on August 10, 2016

Welcome to week five of the Summer Spotlight Series! This week, our university partner in the spotlight is: Florida State College at Jacksonville. 

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Summer Spotlight Series: University of North Florida

Posted on August 3, 2016

The Summer Spotlight Series is in full swing and we have officially arrived at week four! This week, our university partner in the spotlight is: University of North Florida. 

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Summer Spotlight Series: Jacksonville University

Posted on July 27, 2016

Welcome to week three of our Summer Spotlight Series! This week our university partner in the spotlight is: Jacksonville University. 

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Summer Spotlight Series: Keiser University

Posted on July 20, 2016

Welcome back to our Summer Spotlight Series! Our university partner in the spotlight this week is: Keiser University. 

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Summer Spotlight Series: University of Phoenix

Posted on July 14, 2016

We are excited to welcome you to the Summer Spotlight Series, a weekly blog series focusing on Earn Up’s regional college and university partners.

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Jacksonville Among 22 Cities Selected to Receive up to $55,000 in FAFSA Completion Challenge

Posted on May 25, 2016

NCAN is pleased to announce that 22 U.S. cities have been selected to receive up to $55,000 each for the FAFSA Completion Challenge Grant.

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Earn Up program’s goal is to better educate workers

Posted on February 2, 2016

Help wanted: Higher education required. 

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Northeast Florida Military Veteran College Network Recieves Seven Seals Award

Posted on January 27, 2016

The Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) has honored the Northeast Florida Military Veteran College Network with the Seven Seals Award. 

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New network focuses on connecting vets with local colleges

Posted on November 10, 2015

Leaders from Jacksonville University, the University of North Florida, Florida State College at Jacksonville and Edward Waters College gathered at JU Monday to announce the launch of the Northeast Florida Military Veterans College Network.

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FLORIDA STATE COLLEGE AT JACKSONVILLE PRESIDENT SHARES COLLEGE PRIORITIES, EARN UP SUCCESS AT JAXUSA LUNCHEON

Posted on October 9, 2015

After a year of collaboration, Earn Up is making strides in achieving its goal of having 60 percent of adults with training certificates or college degrees by 2025.

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Inaugural cohort of Chamber Executives

Posted on September 11, 2015

Inaugural cohort of Chamber Executives Graduate from ACCE's Fellowship for Education Attainment

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Attn Jacksonville Students It's ur future texting

Posted on September 11, 2015

​High school juniors and seniors in Baker, Clay, Duval, Nassau, Putnam and St. Johns counties can sign up for alerts from area post-secondary institutions of their choice.

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Earn Up Launches Text Alert Program Aimed at High School Students

Posted on September 11, 2015

The text alerts are offered to high school juniors and seniors in Baker, Clay, Duval, Nassau, Putnam and St. Johns counties. The pilot project will enable a student to sign up to receive alerts for the post-secondary institution of their choice.

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​The Role of Universities in Supporting Regional Economies

Posted on September 11, 2015

Earn Up in Northeast Florida. ​Colleges and universities have always been important to the regional economy here in Northeast Florida—both as sizable businesses anchored in the community and as institutions advancing the educational needs of residents.

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Community Based Attainment Work Expands to 75 Communities 

Posted on September 11, 2015

Lumina Foundation announced the final 20 cities in its 75-city community-based attainment network.

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Drastic Changes in Education Attainment

Posted on September 11, 2015

Site Selection Group assists education providers in finding locations that offer a balance of potential students and available entry-level jobs for graduates.

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SJR State Joins Effort to Boost Northeast Florida's College Completion Rate

Posted on September 11, 2015

St. Johns River State College has joined a Northeast Florida higher education initiative called Earn Up. The goal is to increase college completion and training certificate attainment rates to 60 percent by 2025.

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Push is on to make Jacksonville's workforce better educated

Posted on September 11, 2015

The Jacksonville business community and educators will spend about half a million dollars over the next 2 1/2 years to boost the number of certificate and college degree holders in the area.

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Chamber, schools look to bump area's college grad rates

Posted on July 20, 2015

Business and education leaders announced Monday a plan to tackle the First Coast’s low college-graduation rate.

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Earn Up Aims to Boost Number of College Degrees

Posted on July 20, 2015

Right now, 36 percent of the working-age population in Northeast Florida has a two- or four-year college degree.

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