Compassionate Patient Care Starts with Caring for Employees
November 17, 2021
MADISON, WI -- One South Central Wisconsin dental group is offering a robust student loan paydown benefit to attract top talent, and in turn, ensure compassionate patient care now and into the future.
“One can argue that high-quality customer care may be a lost art,” said Dr. Dan Tataje, founder of Mercy Dental Group in Ma...
Boys & Girls Clubs of Dane County Continue AVID/TOPS and TOPS College Success Programs with Help From Community Partners
November 10, 2021
Madison, WI—The COVID-19 health crisis has created unprecedented challenges for students and families. The shift to virtual learning, adoption of pass/no pass assessment policies and a pause on external volunteers and tutors have disproportionately impacted students from low-income backgrounds and deepened existing disparit...
Ascendium Announces Ready for Pell, a $4.7M Strategic Initiative for Postsecondary Education in Prison
October 13, 2021
Ascendium Education Group is announcing Ready for Pell, a two-year, $4.7 million strategic initiative to strengthen emerging postsecondary education in prison programs ahead of the restoration of Pell Grants in the 2023-24 academic year for learners who are incarcerated.
Through Ready for Pell, Ascendium will provide grant...
Want to Offer a Student Loan Repayment Benefit? New E-book Provides Roadmap
September 2, 2021
In a tight labor market, offering the right benefits can make all the difference in hiring and retaining the best talent. More and more job seekers, especially in-demand candidates with advanced degrees, are looking for benefits like Student Loan Repayment Assistance (SLRA), where employers help pay down their employees’ st...
Legal Aid Program Expands Partnership With Technical Colleges to Connect Students, Community Members to Free Legal Help
August 16, 2021
As the fall semester starts, students and community members will have increased access to free legal help through Lawyers for Learners, a legal aid program that recently expanded its partnership with technical colleges across the state, bringing the total to nine.
Lawyers for Learners was founded in 2019 by staff at Ascen...