2017 November 29 - 07:55 am

Work on Building Guided Pathways Accelerates

The Guided Pathways Project is being spearheaded by the American Association of Community Colleges and is supported by some of the most influential groups in the community college movement: Achieving the Dream, the Aspen Institute, the Center for...
2017 November 29 - 07:55 am

A Summary Listing of Higher-Ed-Related News from Around The Nation

For instance, more than 60 percent of students don’t complete two-year degrees or short-term certificates. Fouryear schools don’t always accept credits from students who take community college courses in high school. Some universities don’t allow community college students to transfer, despite agreements designed to ensure they can.
2017 November 29 - 07:55 am

Pistons Owner, Utility Offer Aid in Wake of Water Crisis

2015 partnered with Magic Johnson on a similar scholarship campaign in Michigan’s capital city of Lansing. He said in a statement: “Every student who works hard deserves a chance to earn a college degree. We want to give those kids and their families a reason to dream and provide them the resources to make those dreams come true.
2017 November 29 - 07:55 am

Eight Students Were Slain in 2015 Shooting at Umpqua Community College

In this Oct. 1, 2015 photo, Kristen Sterner, left, and Carrissa Welding, both students at Umpqua Community College, embrace each other during a candlelight vigil for those killed during a shooting at the college in Roseburg, Ore. Oregon authorities have released a detailed report on the 2015 shooting that left nine people dead and nine injured.
2017 November 29 - 07:55 am

Student Steps Into Past with Vintage Camera

Illinois Valley Community College student Joey Urso covers his head from sunlight to compose, focus and adjust his 100-plus year-old, sheet film camera in Ottawa Square earlier this week in Ottawa, Ill. Urso likes to shoot film over digital. He develops his black and white film and prints in a makeshift home darkroom.
2017 November 29 - 07:55 am

A Look at Campus Life at Various Community Colleges

The Central Carolina Community College Dental Programs have begun a new partnership with the East Carolina University School of Dental Medicine’s Community Service Learning Center in Lillington.
2017 November 29 - 07:55 am

A Summary Listing of Faculty Activities at Colleges Around the Nation

internationally recognized certification agency and membership society for registered allied health professionals including medical technologists, phlebotomy technicians, medical laboratory assistants, dental assistants, medical assistants and others.
2017 November 29 - 07:55 am

Trump Gives Congress Six Month To Pass Legislation

PHOENIX (AP) — Immigrants are vowing to fight to stay in the U.S. and advocates are launching campaigns including fundraisers and registration drives after the Trump administration announced it would dismantle a program that protected hundreds of thousands of young people from deportation.
2017 November 29 - 07:55 am

Mich. Senator Calls for More Aid to Community Colleges

Addressing employers’ inability to fill openings in the trades and other technical fields is a major priority, she said, along with emphasizing American jobs and protecting funding for the Great Lakes. The third-term Democrat, who is up for re-election next year, held a half-dozen events across the state in recent days to discuss workforce issues.
2017 November 29 - 07:55 am

Higher-Ed Leaders Who Have Been Recently Appointed or Promoted

director for the college’s Lubbock Center. Prior to coming to SPC, McConic worked as the manager of education and community relations with United Supermarkets, a position he held since 2016. He was responsible for identifying partnership opportunities and building key relationships with independent school districts, community colleges.
2017 November 29 - 07:55 am

A Summary Listing of Honors and Awards at Colleges Around the Nation

“Faculty assess courses and academic programs in an effort to continuously improve student learning and the overall student experience, while C-GCC staff and administration annually assess departmental goals to improve programs and other support services on campus.
2017 November 29 - 07:55 am

A Summary Listing of Grants and Gifts at Colleges Around the Nation

Initiatives at Community Colleges program. “Montgomery College is honored to have been chosen by the National Endowment for the Humanities for this award,” said DeRionne P. Pollard, president of Montgomery College. “This grant will allow Montgomery College to incorporate the global humanities more thoroughly into its classrooms and programming.
2017 November 29 - 07:55 am

Too Many Choices Can Paralyze Ambitious Students

Adopting the guided pathways model means accepting the challenges associated with transforming an institution into one that is student centered. This seems simple enough — and undoubtedly most community colleges describe themselves as student centered.
2017 November 29 - 07:55 am

Community Colleges, Technical Schools Expanding Certificate Programs

Pratt initially majored in accounting, but he was always interested in construction. A summer job in construction labor one previous summer led him to focus on construction, and for the past year he has been a project management field intern with...
2017 October 24 - 09:04 am

Colleges Study Campus Carry Experiences at 4-Yr. Schools

Starting Aug. 1, a gun like the one that took her life can be legally carried — in a hidden holster, or tucked into a waistband, or in a backpack — into Performance Hall, along with most other buildings at the six dozen community colleges in Texas.
2017 October 24 - 09:04 am

With Completion the Goal, Programs Gives Students Cash and Advice

“I’ve been around a lot of people that went to college and didn’t finish and that scares me the most,” said Townsend, who dreams of becoming an astronaut. “The littlest thing can happen and that could change your life forever. I really don’t want that to happen to me.

Advocates Say Full Academic Load Is Key to On-Time Graduation

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