2017 May 11 - 04:57 pm

Michael Grant Credits Santa Monica College with Enhancing Career

From an early age, Michael Grant knew he wanted a career in journalism. He chose Grambling State University, a Historically Black University in Louisiana, where he studied print journalism and visual communication. He was selected for The New York Times.
2017 May 11 - 04:57 pm

A Look at Campus Life at Various Community Colleges

HCG, LDL, FBS, CBC, TBIL…No, these abbreviations are not text talk or cyber slang. Laboratory professionals and physicians have been using these abbreviations before abbreviating was cool. The information obtained from these laboratory tests tells us much more than LOL, YOLO, IMO, or JW.
2017 May 11 - 04:57 pm

A Summary Listing of Faculty Activities at Colleges Around the Nation

Teacher of the Year during its annual conference in Kansas City. Both the national and regional awards are designed to recognize outstanding contributions to business education by a postsecondary business educator. Chittick has taught business classes at NPCC for 20 years.
2017 May 11 - 04:57 pm

Keeping College Graduates in State is Among Goals of New Generation of Lawmakers

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — When Nebraska’s youngest legislators formed a bipartisan coalition focused on building an economy that would keep college graduates from leaving the state, they figured their shared experiences as millennials would be stronger than the party differences that divide them.
2017 May 11 - 04:57 pm
which has for decades been limited to low-income students at private colleges. The campaign drew immediate criticism from the Iowa Association of Independent Colleges and Universities, which said the public university is already heavily subsidized by...
2017 May 11 - 04:57 pm

Legislature Struggles To Fund Voter-Approved Mandate

Debates are heating up over Oregon’s looming $1.6 billionbudget deficit as the second half of the 2017 legislative session begins, and the $300 million high school spending requirement set forth in Measure 98 is among the many areas still on the table for cuts.
2017 May 11 - 04:57 pm

Higher-Ed Leaders Who Have Been Recently Appointed or Promoted

Caputo holds a bachelor of science degree from the United States Military Academy, a master of science in accountancy from DePaul University, and a master of public administration from Northern Illinois University. He also earned a Ph.D. from NIU with public administration, public policy and government finance as fields of study.
2017 May 11 - 04:57 pm

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

has been an active participant in AAWCC programs over the years, presenting on data-savvy decision making and on decisions about leadership transitions, and participating in the organization’s CEO Network. Prior to joining Achieving the Dream in 2015, Stout was president of Montgomery County Community College (Pa.
2017 May 11 - 04:57 pm

High School Equivalency Program Aimed at Students Older than 21

This fall, Candia earned the credit he needed to graduate high school through OC’s High School 21+ program, which offers adult students nontraditional ways to complete classes. In Candia’s case, the college arranged for him to take an independent study art class.
2017 May 11 - 04:57 pm

Counselors Help Service Members Make Transition to Civilian World

“Student veterans have always been a fabric of our campus,” Perriton said. “We’re dealing with an industry that has a large skills gap, so for many of our veterans it’s a natural place in education for them to master a trade and get into a career path.
2017 May 11 - 04:57 pm

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

A $1 million gift from Beverly and Richard Fink to eight Minnesota state colleges in the Twin Cities will establish an innovative program to ensure that students are college-ready by fall semester of their freshman year — at no cost to the students.
2017 May 11 - 04:57 pm
2017 May 11 - 04:57 pm

Initiative Aims To Help At-Risk Students Prepare for College

The West Ada School District is starting the program, called Advancement Via Individual Determination, or AVID, in the Mountain View and Meridian high schools. The administration will expand the program to other schools in the 38,000-student district over the next several years, The Idaho Statesman.
2017 April 24 - 03:26 pm

Reno Remaking Economy with Help from Carmaker and College

The selection, in 2014, capped an intense, high-stakes public competition. California, Texas, New Mexico and Arizona, all dangled hundreds of millions of dollars in incentives. In addition to providing the land for free — it was donated by a local landowner — Nevada crafted a $1.3 billion incentive package.
2017 April 24 - 03:26 pm

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

Regional Chancellor Thomas Coley told the South Bend Tribune (http://bit.ly/2oZjQ3t ) that 31 northwest region employees are being laid off, including eight administrators, five faculty members and 15 full-time staff members. The region has campuses in Michigan City, Valparaiso, Gary and East Chicago.
2017 April 24 - 03:26 pm

Grant Would Convert to Loan if Student Takes Job in Another State

Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo said that the requirement was added to protect the state’s investment in a student’s education by ensuring they don’t take advantage of free tuition and then leave New York. The rule wasn’t a part of Cuomo’s free college tuition proposal when he unveiled.
2017 April 24 - 03:26 pm

McAvoy Finds Inspiration in Literary Classics

The idea for “The Invisible Man” came to him while he was seeing a new doctor. The doctor never made eye contact with him, McAvoy recalled, and “I wondered, ‘Was I invisible?”‘ “The Invisible Man” mixedmedia sculpture, which includes McAvoy’s own MRI and X-rays, speaks to those who feel invisible to doctors and insurance companies, he explained.

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