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Lumina explores new business models

Dec 04, 2014

Lumina collaborates with seven completion colleges to help our nation reach its goal of leading the world in college attainment. Commitments from colleges and universities, business leaders, and nonprofits announced at White House summit on December 4. #CollegeOpportunity  

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Redesigning Higher Education Through Intentional Influence

Oct 23, 2014

Creating system-level change will require both working within the system and simultaneously disrupting it says Lumina President & CEO Jamie Merisotis in the Stanford Social Innovation Review.

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Financial Support Models Challenge Launched

Oct 06, 2014

Lumina seeks a model for a new student financial support system that will enable greater participation by lowering the barriers to completing postsecondary education.

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The Economist-Lumina Foundation Challenge Winner Announced

Oct 01, 2014

Diana Cobbe was selected as winner of The Economist-Lumina Foundation innovation challenge Bridge the Gap Between the Workforce & Higher Education for her solution, OnCampus, a mobile app and gamified social learning platform that rewards students for building skills valued by employers.

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Philanthropic Leadership Requires Focus, Flexibility, and Fortitude

Aug 08, 2014

Lumina President and CEO, Jamie Merisotis, outlines the attributes philanthropic organizations need to create systemic change.

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The Starbucks Model for Tuition Reimbursement

July 16, 2014

Strategies like the one being launched by Starbucks acknowledge that demand for talent is rising rapidly across the nation.

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Excelsior College Commencement

July 11, 2014

Lumina president and CEO, Jamie P. Merisotis celebrates Excelsior students' achievements and their contribution to America's overall strength as a nation.

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Lumina Foundation Launches Challenge to Bridge the Gap between Education and Business

June 05, 2014

Lumina Foundation, in partnership with The Economist Group and InnoCentive, has launched a new crowdsourcing challenge which will generate solutions to closing the skills gap and increasing communication between higher education and today’s workforce.

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InnoCentive and Lumina Foundation Announce Winners of College Scorecard Design Challenge

Dec 19, 2013

InnoCentive and Lumina Foundation today announced two winners of a College Scorecard Design Challenge focused on building upon the College Scorecard released by The White House last February. More than 390 submissions were received, Lumina’s team reviewed the top 50, and organizers hope the best suggestions are considered as future iterations of the Scorecard are developed.

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