2018 November 6 - 10:37 am

Low-Income Students With Jobs Are Less Likely To Excel in Studies

NEW YORK — Low-income college students with jobs are more likely to have lower grade-point averages and less likely to graduate than their higher income peers. A report released from Georgetown University’s Center on Education and the Workforce highlighted these drawbacks, and many others that come with working as an undergraduate student.
2018 November 6 - 10:37 am

Gesture Allows College Student to Juggle Work, School

Daisia Kai Walker, a homeless student in the community nursing program at Capital Community College, sits on a park bench in Bushnell Park, Hartford, Conn. Walker is a former East Windsor High track and field star who had falling out with her family and is now living with a student she met recently at Capital.
2018 November 6 - 10:37 am

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

The college hired Venton as a counselor at its Greenville campus in 2006. The lawsuit says Venton discovered through a 2012 public record request that she was paid less than two other full— time counselors and little more than two half—time counselors.
2018 November 6 - 10:37 am

NC Program Ties Apprenticeships to College

A counselor at Southeast Guilford High told him that if he signed up to be an apprentice, he’d have a guaranteed full-time job — plus benefits — for four years. His Guilford Technical Community College classes would be paid for. After four years, he would have a debt-free associate degree and a journeyman’s card that practically guarantees employment.
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.

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