2018 June 26 - 03:37 pm

GOP Candidates Vow To Kill Reduced Tuition for Immigrants

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Republican candidate for Kansas governor who has advised President Donald Trump is attacking a state law that helps young people living in the U.S. illegally go to state colleges, appealing to his party’s conservative base in a tough GOP primary race.
2018 June 26 - 03:37 pm

Statewide High School Grad Rates Lag Behind the National Average

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico’s next governor will inherit simmering discontent over teacher pay and evaluations, urgent calls to expand early childhood schooling and a lawsuit that may put the judiciary in charge of pivotal education funding decisions.
2018 June 26 - 03:37 pm

Higher-Ed Leaders Who Have Been Recently Appointed or Promoted

from Murray State University. She has earned 30 hours beyond her master's degree through completion of graduate level courses in mathematics, computer science and mathematics education from Southern Illinois University, University of Kentucky, Murray State University and Western Kentucky University.
2018 June 26 - 03:37 pm

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

Mast joined SVC in 2015. His professional interests include a strong focus on equity in higher education, especially as it relates to outcomes assessment and program review, institutional research, inclusive pedagogy, faculty professional development and institutional reform.
2018 June 26 - 03:37 pm

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

and I am honored to have been able to help at the Pancake Day fundraiser.” The Kiwanis scholarship at CFCC is open to students in any program of study that meet a minimum grade point average requirement. Each year the scholarship is awarded to one first-year student and one second-year student.
2018 June 26 - 03:37 pm

A Summary List of Higher-Ed Conferences and Meetings

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF COLLEGE AND UNIVER- SITY BUSINESS OFFICERS NACUBO.
2018 June 26 - 03:37 pm

Oregon School Fetes Graduates Who Are Headed to College

Umatilla High School Dean of Students April Dirksen said this year, 72 students will be committing to post-secondary education of some kind, whether a four-year college, a two-year college, the military or trade school.
2018 June 26 - 03:37 pm

Immigrant Student Threatened with Being ‘Shipped Back’ to His Native China

“I’ve got your (expletive) passport. You’re leaving now,” a male voice says in the recording. He later adds, “The United States government needs you out of this country right now, you understand?” “You are here illegal, you know that,” a female voice says later.
2018 May 26 - 01:45 pm

Winners Praise Instructors for Aiding Success

The three winning student authors and three employees featured in the winning essays each received a $1,000 check and were to be recognized during NISOD’s annual conference in Austin, Texas. The winning student essays will also be published on Community College Week’s.
2018 May 26 - 01:19 pm

Winners Praise Instructors for Success

The three winning student authors and three employees featured in the winning essays each received a $1,000 check and were to be recognized during NISOD’s annual conference in Austin, Texas. The winning student essays will also be published on Community College Week’s.
2018 May 26 - 01:19 pm
grade I completed was the eighth grade. By the time I went back to school I was older, a mother of three children, and a housewife to an abusive husband. Furthermore, English is my second language and I often struggle to write and understand everyday topics.
2018 May 26 - 12:03 pm
When she isn’t working at Tekfab, Bledsoe, 36, can be found in her home shop — which includes a small forge — crafting garden flowers out of metal and experimenting with art deco-like visual arts made from nuts, washers and other common materials.
2018 May 26 - 11:52 am

Advocates Step Up Fight Against Student Hunger

“This,” in Goldrick-Rab’s telling, is hunger, euphemistically called “food insecurity,” meaning that many community college students — who characteristically occupy the lowest rungs of the country’s economic ladder — are going to bed, or class, hungry.
2018 May 26 - 11:52 am

Ivy Tech Rolls Out Welcome Mat for Older Students

Wilkerson is among a handful of septuagenarians taking classes at Ivy Tech Community College’s Bloomington campus. What they’re studying ranges from art to accounting. The paths they took through life are just as varied, but they all have similar reasons for going back to college.
2018 May 26 - 11:52 am

Walla Walla CC Provides Education Lifeline to Immigrant

Occenc, known as Fredno to family and friends, is currently enrolled in WWCC’s culinary arts program, where he recently started working with Asian cuisine. Which is fine, delicious and all that, but it’s the foods of the Republic of Haiti that enthrall this chef.

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