2017 April 24 - 03:26 pm

A look at Campus Life at Various Community and Junior Colleges

The piece will be performed by the Raritan Valley Dance Ensemble, which tours local K-12 schools, senior centers and assisted living facilities. It is set to William Byrd’s Ave Verum and will be performed with live music by the RVCC Chorale, under the direction of John Sichel, RVCC Assistant Professor of Music.
2017 April 24 - 03:26 pm

A Summary Listing of Faculty Activities at Colleges Around the Nation

a valued member of our crew at the Civic Center. I am so honored to work beside her and our entire team of hard-working staff that assist from planning to executing all our events year-round.” Faucette, who has served nearly 16 years in her current position, said she was thrilled about winning the award.
2017 April 24 - 03:26 pm

Higher-Ed Leaders Who Have Been Recently Appointed or Promotedd

will be responsible for handling grievances, policy development and contract review for TCC, Oklahoma’s largest community college. In addition, she will assist TCC in navigating an increasing complex regulatory environment in higher education.
2017 April 24 - 03:26 pm

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

nation’s top four-year universities. This scholarship will cover a significant share of Rashida’s educational expenses — including tuition, living expenses, books and required fees so that she can achieve a bachelor’s degree. We are all very excited for Rashida!” Anderson-Abdullah has been a DMACC Urban and Ankeny Campus student.
2017 April 24 - 03:26 pm

Free College Tuition Initiative Called a Model for Other States

NEW YORK (AP) — Hillary Clinton says the nation’s first free college tuition plan approved by New York state lawmakers can be a model for other states and can eventually pave the way for nationwide reforms that were championed by Democrats during the 2016 presidential election.
2017 April 24 - 03:26 pm

Courses Also To Be Available to Inmates after Release

When professors begin offering the first courses at Chittenden Regional Correctional Facility in South Burlington next spring, the school will be participating in the Consortium of the Liberal Arts in Prison, a program that originated at New York’s...
2017 April 24 - 03:26 pm

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

including the visual arts, literature, film and philosophical thought. Seventy students a year will be selected to take part in the program, which begins in fall 2017. “Study of the humanities is essential to students’ development as global citizens and can even serve as a countermeasure to the decreased civility in our society,” said Judy C.
2017 April 24 - 03:26 pm

As Hispanic Enrollment Grows, Focus Must Be on Developing Latino Leaders

recent executive community college appointments are Maria Harper-Marinick chancellor, Maricopa Community College District; Lorraine Morales, president, Community Campus, Pima Community District; and Robert Vela, president, San Antonio College, Alamo Community College District.
2017 April 15 - 04:34 pm

Many MLB Stars Launched Careers at Community College

On June 12, when the Minnesota Twins makes the first pick in Major League Baseball’s draft, whoever is selected first will likely be unknown even to ardent fans. He’ll likely be sent to the minor leagues where he could labor for years before making it to the big leagues.
2017 April 15 - 04:34 pm

A summary listing of higher-ed-related news from around the nation

POCAHONTAS, Ark. (AP) — An Arkansas community college has been placed on probation after a regional accrediting agency said it didn’t meet three criteria related mostly to assessing student learning and could fail another five..
2017 April 15 - 04:34 pm

Pa. College Offers Course on Healing Injured Animals

The four-hour class covers basic first aid, including CPR techniques, IV insertion and treatment of poisoning. Bendix sometimes travels to area communities to teach groups of first responders. He estimates hundreds of people have completed the class in recent years.
2017 April 15 - 04:34 pm

Clients Growing Their Own in Greenhouses They Built

Lead apprentice Andrew Leinard installs a garden trellis for tomatoes and cucumbers in a new Good Samaritan Inn greenhouse in Decatur. Ill. When founders of the Good Samaritan Inn signed a three-year lease on their first building in 1982, they believed that was all the longer they would be in business.
2017 April 15 - 04:34 pm

Ivy Tech Partners with Employers To Help Workers Burnish Skills

This training session has been shortened so companies can hire trainees faster. Those who complete the program will be certified in safety and quality practices and measurements. They also will receive an Occupational Safety and Health Administration card to demonstrate knowledge of safe workplace practices.
2017 April 15 - 04:34 pm

A Look at Campus Life at Various Community and Junior Colleges

display his work,” said Natala Orobello, FSW professor of English. “I want the people from Charlotte County to see what our students are doing and how talented they are.
2017 April 15 - 04:34 pm

A Summary Listing of Faculty Activities at Colleges Around the Nation

positive experiences as an honors student have influenced the design of the new program. The Honors College will offer students who have outstanding potential an opportunity to enhance their two-year college experience.
2017 April 15 - 04:34 pm

State Law Limits Use of Public Facilities for Political Events

Boyd was a key adviser in the creation of Gov. Bill Haslam’s Tennessee Promise program to cover full tuition at two-year schools. The Knoxville businessman and philanthropist said in Nashville this week that “a lot of my life’s work has been helping kids get into these technical colleges.
2017 April 15 - 04:34 pm

Spending Plan Would Freeze Tuition for Two-Year, Technical Colleges

The bill passed in the Republican-controlled House by a vote of 77-53. Republicans said their bill helps students with rising educational costs through funding student debt counseling and a loan forgiveness program for agricultural, aviation and teaching jobs in rural Minnesota.

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