TCS Education System Appoints Deborah Solmor as New General Counsel

  Deborah Solmor will assume the role of TCS General Counsel effective June 25th. In her new role, she will further elevate the TCS legal practice to advance organizational initiatives, serve as Corporate Secretary, and be a key partner in System development and compliance efforts. “I am confident Deborah’s considerable depth of experience and background […]

TCS Education System Appoints New Chief Academic Officer

  Dr. Jack Paduntin has been appointed TCS Education System Chief Academic Officer (CAO) effective immediately, supporting all TCS partner college CAOs System-wide. Dr. Paduntin joined TCS in August 2017 as vice president of academic affairs, and has since worked to advance student success and key initiatives across the System including the launch of a […]

Navigating online professional degrees—potential and caution

  This adapted content originally appeared on March 21, 2018 in Education Dive, by Associate Editor Shalina Chatlani When it comes to the future of learning, a debate rages within higher education circles over the question of whether certain types of curriculum can be scaled through digital technologies, as an alternative to the traditional residential […]

TCS Education System fuels legal education innovation

  This adapted content originally appeared on March 20, 2018 in University Business Magazine On a mission to advance student success and community impact through its partner colleges and universities, TCS Education System recently helped The Santa Barbara & Ventura Colleges of Law (COL) launch the first accredited hybrid JD program in California. The program […]

Study: Digital learning may not be the answer to liberal arts institutions’ woes

  This adapted content originally appeared on February 1, 2018 in Education Dive, by Associate Editor Shalina Chatlani The appeal of online education as an addition to the traditional brick-and-mortar classroom setting is gaining steam throughout the industry, but figures showing the unstable state of online student retention indicates that merely just investing in online […]

The Importance of First Generation, Immigrant Students

  The Importance of First Generation, Immigrant Students A Case for Radical Cooperation   By Dr. Michael Horowitz As our country continues to struggle without a permanent solution for U.S. immigration policy or a clear pathway for Dreamers to U.S. citizenship, an average of 1,400 DACA recipients will lose their ability each day to work […]

Update: Executive Order on Immigration

  In light of the Supreme Court’s ruling that the Trump administration’s travel ban can be fully enforced, TCS Education System renews our commitment to an education that transcends geographical borders.

How Smaller Colleges and Universities Team up for Survival

This adapted content originally appeared on October 13th on PBS News Hour online, by Timothy Pratt of The Hechinger Report More than half of small, private colleges lost or failed to gain students last year, according to the National Association of College and University Business Officers. The number of private, nonprofit colleges eligible to award […]

How One Psychologist Didn’t Let the Fear of Striking Out Hold Him Back

This content originally appeared in Saybrook University’s UNBOUND Magazine, by Shamontiel Vaughn As with any professional sport, an athlete in his 30s usually starts looking for other jobs because he knows his time is limited. In Patterson’s case, his baseball career ended early due to sports injuries—a torn rotator cuff, supraspinatus tendinitis, knee surgery, and […]