2017 August 13 - 12:32 am

Adaptive Learning Technology Harnesses Power of Instruction

Gallup studies have revealed declining confidence among business leaders in today’s college graduates. Subject mastery, critical reasoning, and math and language skills, many believe, are in short supply among those moving from college to employment. At the same time, community college graduation rates nationally have remained low.
2017 August 13 - 12:32 am

RCCA

Colleges and the communities they serve. RCCA also provides a network for peer learning through conferences, campus/-community visits, and technical assistance. Visit the website to view the schedule and to register or to become a sponsor or exhibitor www.
2017 August 13 - 12:32 am

ACCT

Enterprises; Lonnie Johnson, president and founder of Johnson Research and Development Co., Inc; Michael Brown, president of Barrick Gold USA; Carol D’Amico, executive vice president for mission advancement and philanthropy at Strada Education...
2017 August 13 - 12:32 am
The Executive Leadership Institute (ELI) provides the opportunity for potential community college presidents or those in transition, to analyze their abilities, reflect on their interests, refine their skills, and engage in leadership discussions with an unparalleled faculty of community college leaders from across North America.
2017 August 13 - 12:32 am

EPCC

The Southwest Seminar for Great Teaching is unique and unlike most teaching conferences. This seminar is based on the premise that college faculty are a rich resource that needs to be tapped via a format which encourages learning from each other.
2017 July 21 - 08:18 am

Under DeVos, Education Department Rewriting Rules

Danielle Ramos, 30, poses at MassBay Community College where she studied her education after being defrauded by a for-profit college. Thousands of students who were defrauded by for-profit colleges were told by the Obama administration that their student loans would be forgiven, but the Trump administration has yet to keep that promise.
2017 July 21 - 08:18 am

Law Will Help Fewer Students Than Governor Hoped

R.I. (AP) — A tuition-free college proposal that attracted national attention to Gov. Gina Raimondo and raised the hopes of college-bound high school seniors has survived, but will help fewer students after it was gutted by fellow Democrats in the state legislature.
2017 July 21 - 08:18 am

Budget Cuts, Dropping Enrollment Put Squeeze on Hinds CC

The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges said that Hinds Community College was sanctioned because it’s violating accrediting rules related to a sound financial base and stability, as well as the effectiveness of its educational programs.
2017 July 21 - 08:18 am

Students Now Allowed To Carry Concealed Guns, but Policies Vary

Kan. (AP) — If you keep a handgun in your backpack and the professor calls you to the front of the class to answer a question, take the backpack with you. If your weapon is holstered on you, make sure your shirt or jacket won’t ride up and show it off if you bend down to tie your shoes.
2017 July 21 - 08:18 am

College Teaching Students To Protect Information Infrastructure

The program’s goal is to reduce vulnerability in the country’s information infrastructure by promoting higher education and research in cyber defense, the NSA said. The FBI website estimates billions of dollars are lost every year repairing systems attacked by cybercrime.
2017 July 21 - 08:18 am

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

Walter says she was shocked to learn her contract was in jeopardy. Her contract was last renewed in 2014 amid a no-confidence vote from the union representing faculty and staff..
2017 July 21 - 08:18 am

A Look at Campus Life at Various Community and Junior Colleges

their area of study and, more importantly, a cross-cultural perspective” The Study Abroad program is a yearly opportunity for students to travel to foreign destinations as part of their educational experience.
2017 July 21 - 08:18 am

A Summary Listing of Faculty Activities at Colleges Around the Nation

“I was well aware that a project of this scale was unprecedented and would present many challenges.” Several months after Mayo’s meeting, a four-member delegation from Wuxi toured PCC as they gathered information on the American educational system. Mayo said that several U.
2017 July 21 - 08:18 am

Immigration Foe Demands that AG Sue Board of Regents

(AP) — A former Arizona lawmaker known as the driving force behind most of the state’s toughest immigration laws is moving to challenge the university system for temporarily allowing young immigrants protected from deportation to keep paying lower-cost in-state tuition.
2017 July 21 - 08:18 am

Measure Removes Time Limit for Vets To Claim Benefits

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional Republicans and Democrats have reached initial agreement on the biggest expansion of college aid for military veterans in a decade, removing a 15-year time limit to tap into benefits and boosting money for thousands in the National Guard and Reserve.

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