2018 November 6 - 10:37 am

Tennessee Shifts Focus from Access to Success

The state’s Tennessee Promise scholarship program, which covers tuition for two years at the state’s community and technical colleges for recent high school graduates, has persuaded thousands of residents to enroll in college. It touched off a free college movement that has spread across the country.
2018 November 6 - 10:37 am

A Summary Listing of Faculty Activities at Colleges Around the Nation

Henry Steve Womack (right) has been named Central Carolina Community College Adjunct of the Year. He is pictured with Carl Bryan, CCCC Health & Fitness Science Program Director. Womack currently teaches in the Health & Fitness Science curriculum, providing instruction in prevention and care of athletic injuries.
2018 November 6 - 10:37 am

A Look at Campus Life at Various Community and Junior Colleges

education just became more accessible for a group of students in Liberia. The computer lab at Nimba County Community College now has 21 new computers, including 14 Dell laptops that once belonged to Mid- Plains Community College in North Platte, Nebraska.
2018 November 6 - 10:37 am

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

needs, it is essential for nurses to work collaboratively with other members of the healthcare team,” Fontenot said. “Instituting an interprofessional simulation will teach nursing students the critical skill of communication and teamwork with other members of the healthcare team.
2018 November 6 - 10:37 am

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

For the next 25 years, she worked as a medical lab technician at medical centers, clinics and doctor’s offices. She currently works for Hematology and Oncology Associates of Alabama in Gadsden. With the seed to pursue nursing already planted, she saw a Facebook advertisement about the Nights Online Weekends Program at Gadsden State Cherokee.
2018 November 6 - 10:37 am

Higher-Ed Leaders Who Have Been Recently Appointed or Promoted

serves the Leadership Council of the Open Society Institute-Baltimore and is a board member of the Maryland SPCA, Georgetown University Hoya Hoop Club, and the SEED School of Maryland. She holds a B.A. in Government from Georgetown University and an M.S.W.
2018 November 6 - 10:37 am

Associate Degrees Earned by 16 Sixteen Men, Nine Women

Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy speaks during graduation ceremonies inside the Cheshire Correctional Institution in Cheshire, Conn. Eighteen inmates received associate degrees from Middlesex Community college as part of a program with Wesleyan University’s Center for Prison Education.
2018 November 6 - 10:37 am

Low-Income Students With Jobs Are Less Likely To Excel in Studies

NEW YORK — Low-income college students with jobs are more likely to have lower grade-point averages and less likely to graduate than their higher income peers. A report released from Georgetown University’s Center on Education and the Workforce highlighted these drawbacks, and many others that come with working as an undergraduate student.
2018 November 6 - 10:37 am

Gesture Allows College Student to Juggle Work, School

Daisia Kai Walker, a homeless student in the community nursing program at Capital Community College, sits on a park bench in Bushnell Park, Hartford, Conn. Walker is a former East Windsor High track and field star who had falling out with her family and is now living with a student she met recently at Capital.
2018 November 6 - 10:37 am

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

The college hired Venton as a counselor at its Greenville campus in 2006. The lawsuit says Venton discovered through a 2012 public record request that she was paid less than two other full— time counselors and little more than two half—time counselors.
2018 November 6 - 10:37 am

NC Program Ties Apprenticeships to College

A counselor at Southeast Guilford High told him that if he signed up to be an apprentice, he’d have a guaranteed full-time job — plus benefits — for four years. His Guilford Technical Community College classes would be paid for. After four years, he would have a debt-free associate degree and a journeyman’s card that practically guarantees employment.
2018 September 5 - 09:47 am

GOP Again has Education Department in Crosshairs

When Ronald Reagan was campaigning against Carter in 1980, he made dismantling the department a centerpiece of his campaign, deriding it as a boondoggle and a brazen power grab of responsibilities best left to states and localities — their less-than-stellar record on education notwithstanding.
2018 September 5 - 09:47 am

Auto Technology Students Get Hands-On Lessons in Science

No drag on learning here. As the culmination of the On Track curriculum developed by SKyTeach and taught in Bowling Green and Warren County middle schools, the sports cars rebuilt by Warren County Area Technology Center and Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College students were on display at BGJHS.
2018 September 5 - 09:47 am

Schools Required To Spell Out Rights in Student Handbooks

“Under the bill by Sen. Rick Ward, colleges are limited in putting restrictions on when and where students can gather to express their right to free speech,” she said in an email. Harris’ bill, she wrote, “would have placed sanctions on students who interfered with other students express ing.

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