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TODAY: Join SEIU International President Mary Kay Henry and Rep George Miller (D-CA) for a Town-Hall Addressing Issues Impacting Adjunct & Contingent Faculty

| March 24, 2014 | 0 Comments
TODAY: Join SEIU International President Mary Kay Henry and Rep George Miller (D-CA) for a Town-Hall Addressing Issues Impacting Adjunct & Contingent Faculty

Adjunct and contingent faculty have sparked a national movement to form unions, addressing a growing crisis in academia that has resulted in a marginalized teaching faculty and skyrocketing student debt. The Service Employees International Union is committed to joining with adjuncts nationwide to avert this crisis. On March 24 (TODAY), join SEIU International President Mary Kay […]

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Globe University Owner: “Sell! Sell! Sell!”

| March 12, 2014 | 0 Comments
Globe University Owner: “Sell! Sell! Sell!”

In July of 2012, after a two-year investigation, the Senate HELP Committee released a scathing report on the for-profit college industry. The investigation found that many of these schools charge a much higher tuition, have lower graduation rates, saddle more students in debt, and often have higher student loan default rates than at traditional colleges. […]

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#HigherEdNotDebt – The Time is Now!

| March 5, 2014 | 0 Comments
#HigherEdNotDebt – The Time is Now!

By: Natalia Abrams Student Loan Debt is crushing the American Dream for millions of borrowers and it is only getting worse. The time is now that we all put aside our policy differences and come together for one clear goal – Support Higher Education with No Debt! This Thursday, March 6th,  StudentDebtCrisis.org will join dozens […]

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Five Year Anniversary of “Forgive Student Loan Debt” and the SOTU

| January 29, 2014 | 0 Comments
Five Year Anniversary of “Forgive Student Loan Debt” and the SOTU

Five years ago today, I wrote an essay called “Forgive Student Loan Debt to Stimulate the Economy,” which I posted to a new group I had created on Facebook.  To my great surprise, the essay wasn’t just read by the ten or so friends I had expected to read it, but rather, by hundreds of […]

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10 Fun Facts About the Student Debt Crisis

| January 20, 2014 | 0 Comments
10 Fun Facts About the Student Debt Crisis

  1.) Bigger than Most Countries Currently, more than 40 million Americans hold student debt. The population with student loans is actually greater than the entire population of Canada, Poland, North Korea, Australia and more than 200 other countries. It’s also about four times greater than the population of Sweden. 2.) Giant Corporations can File for Bankruptcy, but […]

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My Experience at Globe University

| November 28, 2013 | 0 Comments
My Experience at Globe University

Written testimony from the Milwaukee Area Students’ Gainful Employment Testimony Presented to the United States Department of Education Negotiated Rule Making Committee Minneapolis, Minnesota May 24, 2013 Kelly Bloemer Milwaukee, WI My Experience at Globe University When I graduated high school I wanted to pursue the career of becoming a vet technician. The only two […]

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Salon: Profiting off your student debt misery?: America’s little-discussed conflict-of-interest

| November 27, 2013 | 0 Comments
Salon: Profiting off your student debt misery?: America’s little-discussed conflict-of-interest

Earlier this month, the Department of Education rolled out two major initiatives designed to help the millions of young Americans who have defaulted on their student loan debts, and provide better information regarding their loan payment options. (Recent estimates suggest that between 5 and 12 million young Americans fall into default after graduating college.) DOE also announced an […]

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Huffington Post: ‘Sugar Baby’ Service Thrives In Underground Economy

| November 21, 2013 | 0 Comments
Huffington Post:  ‘Sugar Baby’ Service Thrives In Underground Economy

Some women in college have turned to a new kind of job to pay for school: being a “sugar baby.” It’s safe to say many sugar babies aren’t reporting this income to the Internal Revenue Service, making them part of what a University of Wisconsin study estimates is a $2 trillion underground economy. With that […]

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EdOp Loan Application from December 18th 2008

| November 18, 2013 | 0 Comments
EdOp Loan Application from December 18th 2008

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Globe University in Woodbury: Graduation Rate, Retention Rate, Placement Rate, Default Rate and Tuition Price

| November 13, 2013 | 0 Comments
Globe University in Woodbury: Graduation Rate, Retention Rate, Placement Rate, Default Rate and Tuition Price

This can be found at: http://www.globeuniversity.edu/docs/default-source/consumer-information/2013-gu-wb-srk-07-01-13.pdf?sfvrsn=2

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