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financial knowledge and education programs
Dec 21, 2020

If you aren't moving forward, you're sitting still. The American College of Financial Services is always innovating to meet the financial knowledge needs of financial services professionals and society. It's in our DNA; it's in our mission; and in 2020, we set the foundation for exciting ventures ahead.

The American College Racial Equality Four Steps Forward
Dec 14, 2020

2020, what a year. To reflect on a year for the history books (both the good and the bad), I sat down to answer four pressing questions summing up The American College of Financial Services, circa 2020. I touched on technological advances, a renewed focus on transformative e-learning, and the potential outcomes The College can foster in economic empowerment and equality.

The American College of Financial Services student experience
Dec 07, 2020

During a year of hardship, we saw so many examples of heroism. During a year of complexity, we witnessed leaders step up with confidence. And during a year of uncertainty, The American College of Financial Services executed on behalf of our students, and in advancement of our mission.

George Nichols III webcasts and events
Nov 11, 2020

In 2020, The College set out on a transformative path to become one of the nation’s top e-learning institutions for financial knowledge. Here's how we are spreading the word.

2020 Election Financial Services
Oct 27, 2020

The 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution in 1920 and the Voting Rights Act of 1965 presented a national sea change in voting rights. I was five at the height of the Civil Rights movement, so the impact was perhaps lost on me at the time. Now, I look back at these necessary and equal protections as a reminder of our civic responsibility. So, no matter your faith or political persuasion, just vote.

Campaign Gratitude Veterans Scholarships
Sep 29, 2020

Our work to benefit society goes so much further than the programs we offer. At the end of the day, The College’s spirit for financial stewardship extends to our mission-minded work on behalf of underserved and underrepresented communities.

The American College of Financial Services Online Communities
Sep 01, 2020

The heartbeat of our mission is “community” – and as we know, it takes on many forms. We can partner with academics, local officials, and financial professionals on the ground to understand how specific communities function, what they celebrate, and what they struggle with. We can also leverage our technology, our platforms, and our national reach and relationships to foster communities that connect people from Philadelphia to the Pacific coast.

The American College Initiative for Black America
Aug 10, 2020

Racial injustice and inequality have followed a certain playbook for decades, and no matter the statistics or the screams for help, they have always continued. Now is the time to act. Here's the progress we at The College have made.