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.
2018 September 5 - 09:47 am

Former home of ‘Austin City Limits’ moving from UT to New Campus

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — KLRU, the public television station that has operated from the University of Texas since it went on the air in 1962, will move to Austin Community College’s Highland campus in 2020, where it will have more space as well as an expanded role in community initiatives and workforce development.
2018 September 5 - 09:47 am

A Look at Campus Life at Various Community Colleges

Costa on NCSA, and after talking to a few of the girls on the team I knew I wanted to be a part of the family,” she said. Glade’s impressive record, leadership skills and commitment to the sport stood out to RCBC Women’s Softball Head Coach John Costa.
2018 September 5 - 09:47 am

Higher-Ed Leaders Who Have Been Recently Appointed or Promoted

the MCC Foundation, Alumni Engagement, Grants Development, Institutional Research, and Advancement Services. Ms. Campbell comes to MCC from Renton Technical College (RTC) in Washington State, where she was executive director of institutional advancement after being promoted from the director of grants development.
2018 September 5 - 09:47 am

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

and testing a prototype rover, forming a company infrastructure, managing a budget, and developing communications and outreach. The onsite experience at NASA includes briefings by NASA subject matter experts, information on how to apply for internships and a tour of NASA’s unique facilities.
2018 September 5 - 09:47 am

College Students Again Struggle with Uncertainty over Scholarship Program

Though the program is expected to get full financing, the situation left students and parents weeks away from a new school year still uncertain with how much tuition the program will cover — and if they would have to pay hundreds or thousands more dollars out of pocket than expected.
2018 September 5 - 09:47 am

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

With these precision measuring instruments, new projects will be incorporated into RCC classes that will enhance the students’ overall knowledge of quality control with precision measuring and lead to more students earning National Institute of Metalworking Skills Level One Credentials.
2018 September 5 - 09:47 am

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

Statistics show 27 students have completed the program in the last five years, or slightly more than five per year. The teacher, Hugh Hammer, says only one of the last 10 graduates is employed in the area..
2018 September 5 - 09:47 am

Dual Enrollment Programs Targets First-Generation College Students

For many of them, they’ll be the first in their families to go to college. And they’ll be going in their early teens. It’s a reality that they’re well aware of and won’t take for granted. They’re aware of how expensive college can be and how this gives them a chance to reduce their potential student loan debt.
2018 September 5 - 09:47 am

Sophomore, Headed to Alabama, Averaged 22 Points a Game

Ala. (AP) — A little more than three minutes remained in the consolation game at the National Junior College Athletic Association women’s basketball tournament when Cierra Johnson got fouled. Shelton State Community College coach Madonna Thompson called her player over and told her she needed to make the free throws.
2018 September 5 - 09:47 am

On-the-Water Industries Face Growing Shortage of Skilled Workers

“Even though there’s going to be this huge, giant hole in the maritime industry, it’s not like there’s going to be 5,000 jobs and (companies) snatching you off the street,” said Caroline Smith, coordinator of the Norfolk-based Mid- Atlantic Maritime Academy.
2018 June 26 - 03:37 pm

Eligible for Financial Aid, Nearly a Million Students Never Get It

“In most states, the aid program comes from the general fund, and once it’s gone, it’s gone,” said Sarah Pingel, senior policy analyst at the Education Commission of the States. “[Legislators] are aware of the consequences, that thousands of students may not get the funding they need to afford college.
2018 June 26 - 03:37 pm

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

In a break with the Obama administration policy, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos announced in December that some students cheated by the now-defunct schools would only get a part of their federal student loan forgiven.

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