News & Views

Back To News & Views

News & Views by Type: Convenings & Events

Win/Win: Making the Business Case for Employer Talent Investment

Apr 25, 2016

On behalf of Lumina Foundation, UpSkill America and the Business Champions for Adult Credential Completion, we hope you can join us for a live webcast highlighting the contributions of employers to US talent needs. This session will bring together employers with governmental, policy and academic leaders to discuss how employers are working to elevate the skills and education of incumbent workers.

Continue Reading

A Stronger Nation 2016 Report Release

Apr 11, 2016

A discussion geared toward newsmakers and postsecondary thought leaders that will address the issues raised by Lumina Foundation’s 2016 Stronger Nation Report

Continue Reading

Media conference call announcing Credentials Framework

Jun 11, 2015

Media conference call for questions prior to the release of the Credentials Framework. A recording of the call is available.

Continue Reading

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  

Continue Reading

Film Series Explores the History of Federal Financial Aid

Oct 22, 2014

Please join us for Looking Back to Move Forward: A History of Federal Financial Aid. Beginning on November 3, 2014, Lumina Foundation and the Institute for Higher Education Policy invite you to view a mini-documentary film series on the historical and political context of federal financial aid.

Continue Reading

DQP launch event videos

Oct 08, 2014

On Oct. 8, Lumina hosted a panel discussion The Degree Qualifications Profile and Tuning: Call for Action, Conversation about Next Steps. Video of the full event is available.

Continue Reading

Lumina Ideas Summit: New pathways to higher education diversity

Jun 17, 2014

Live streamed summit will reinforce the importance of racial and socioeconomic diversity in higher education, and identify new paths to achieving these goals relative to legal constraints recently determined by the U.S. Supreme Court.

Continue Reading

Media conference call announcing first 20 cities in community mobilization effort

Dec 03, 2013

Lumina Foundation will host a media conference call to announce the first 20 cities selected to participate in a special mobilization effort designed to help communities dramatically increase the number of local residents with postsecondary credentials.

Continue Reading

Jim Applegate, “Why Completion is Important”

Nov 13, 2012

Lumina’s Vice President for Program Development Jim Applegate addressed the trustees of the Ohio Board of Regents at the Complete College Ohio Conference at Columbus State Community College on November 13, 2012.

Continue Reading
Lucia Anderson Weathers
The Other Side of the Ledger: Student Aid Through Tax Benefits (Part 5)
The Other Side of the Ledger: Student Aid Through Tax Benefits (Part 5)
June 9, 2016

Explains the history of tax benefits such as tax credits, tax deductions, and qualified tuition programs used to pay for higher education related expenses. This 14-minute film details important legislative milestones and describes the growth of these benefits.

Looking Back to Move Forward