Empowering America: Reinventing Pathways to College and the Workforce
In this second report by Gregory W. Cappelli, Chief Executive Officer of Apollo Education Group and Chairman of Apollo Global, we examine the current college and career readiness challenges facing America and innovative ways to better address today’s student population and their needs.
At current completion rates, we will fall short by 3 million. It’s time to focus on innovative ways to meet the needs of today’s students and in turn address workforce requirements of the future. Learn about some of the solutions to these challenges in this second report by Gregory W. Cappelli, Chief Executive Officer of Apollo Education Group and Chairman of Apollo Global.
In this compelling report, Gregory W. Cappelli, Chief Executive Officer of Apollo Education Group and Chairman of Apollo Global, explores how America fell behind the global education curve and how we can return to educational excellence.
The American workforce is missing the education needed to compete in a global economy. If we can close the educational achievement gap for students from the poorest families, we can add $400 to $670 billion to U.S. GDP annually.
In February 2013, University of Phoenix and partners gathered in Washington, D.C., to honor over 122 women in manufacturing at the first annual STEP awards. These women represent not only excellence in their respective fields of science, technology, engineering, and production, but also an unrelenting dedication to learning and a thirst for progress.
University of Phoenix helps community college students build upon the higher education foundation they’ve already gained. Through a community college partnership, we can guide associate-degreed students to earn a bachelor’s degree and connect them with an education that blends the knowledge and skills needed to succeed in the real world.
Companies of all sizes and industries are partnering with University of Phoenix to provide their employees with the knowledge they need to drive their businesses forward. Our impressive body of more than 32,000 faculty members—who bring an average of 16 years of industry experience to the classroom—help employees understand how to navigate the complexities of a rapidly changing business environment.