2017 May 26 - 03:31 pm

Revenue Shortfall Complicates Budget Negotiations

“We have to be careful in general right now about getting over our skis on any new expenditures that are very large,” she told reporters. “I don’t know where Trump’s going to come out on the Affordable Care Act. I don’t know what’s going to happen with federal tax policy.
2017 May 26 - 03:31 pm
When I stepped onto the campus of Harford Community College for the first time, I felt only like a number. I had not been washed over with the sensation that I was becoming part of something greater; I felt inferior. It certainly did not help that I had always believed I was the kind of person who was easy to forget.
2017 May 26 - 03:31 pm
After living on my own for over a decade and with more than 50 addresses under my belt, I was nearly 26 years old and no closer to describing my future than I when I was 16. For all my travels and all my troubles, I could not find the vocabulary necessary to portray what it was I wanted to do with my life.
2017 May 26 - 03:31 pm
Student authors are asked to describe a faculty member, staff member, or administrator who encouraged him or her to complete a course, finish a semester, or graduate from college, and describe how that encouragement helped him or her reach their goal.
2017 May 11 - 04:57 pm

Erie Hopes Third Time Is Charm for Creating a Community College

Then the director of the local chapter of the NAACP and a longtime community activist, Horton ran for the council seat held by Joe Giles, a fellow Democrat and a 32-year incumbent who had voted against the community college proposal. Horton made setting up a community college in the city the centerpiece of his campaign.
2017 May 11 - 04:57 pm

Colleges Develop Plans To Train Technicians

Some repair shops authorized by manufacturers to fix smaller drones already are having trouble keeping up with demand. For several weeks, a California company had a note posted on its website referring specifically to the Phantom drone: “Temporarily not accepting any new repairs at this time due to high volume.
2017 May 11 - 04:57 pm

Food Pantry Will Provide Food for Students in Need

Oliver said she doesn’t ask for any information before allowing a student to access the food pantry. She said the point is to help those in need — whether they live on campus or somewhere else and regardless of their financial situation.
2017 May 11 - 04:57 pm

But Doubts Persist on Whether Other States Will Follow Suit

That’s the hope of proponents such as Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton, who made debtfree college a key talking point in their Democratic presidential campaigns. And that’s the prediction of its main champion, Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who called the plan a “model for the nation.
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.

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