2018 May 26 - 12:03 am
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 am

Ballooning Costs Kill Rewrite of TOPS Scholarship Program

The other bill by Sen. Wesley Bishop, a New Orleans Democrat, would have offered TOPS awards to students who weren’t initially eligible when they started a four-year university but meet certain criteria after two years in college. The committee voted 11- 7 against that measure.
2018 May 26 - 12:03 am

NH Seeks Ways To Solve Skilled Labor Shortage

Speaking at an economic forum at the New Hampshire Statehouse, Ross Gittell, chancellor of the state’s Community College System of New Hampshire, advised legislators to pay more attention to older adults in the state’s labor force. The state must focus on ways to make them skilled, well-trained employees, he said.
2018 May 24 - 04:20 pm

States Seek Out Near-Grads To Reach Education Targets

Archer never intended to pick up an associate degree. Those summer courses at the community college were prerequisites for the bachelor’s degree she’s on her way to getting to become a dietician. But when the meter on the credits she’d collected clicked to 60 — enough for an associate.
2018 May 24 - 04:20 pm

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

A first group of Tesla technicians is set to graduate from a 12-week training program at Central Piedmont Community College in Charlotte. The company said a second group is nearing the end of classes at Rio Hondo College in Whittier, See.
2018 May 24 - 04:20 pm

Lawsuit Claims College Admitted Known Sex Offender

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A former student is suing a Southern California community college and the football player convicted of raping her, accusing the school of allowing the young man to attend school despite a previous sexual assault conviction..
2018 May 24 - 04:20 pm

Nation’s Largest State Poses Vast Transportation Challenges

KODIAK, Alaska (AP) — While Lower 48ers rely on highways to travel short distances, transportation on Kodiak Island often requires a bit more ingenuity. A visitor might be surprised to learn, for example, that from Larsen Bay or Akhiok, a trip to the grocery store involves a prop-plane flight over mountain ranges.
2018 May 24 - 04:20 pm

Rio Salado College Dual Enrollment Graduate Eyes Teaching Career

“Lennon brings an understanding of building relationships, that education must be equitable for every student,” Tobey said. “I believe that he will use his voice to continue to advocate for higher pay for classroom teachers, strengthen Career and Technical Education Programs, and promote dual-language programs to train future students.
2018 May 24 - 04:20 pm

A Look at Campus Life at Various Community and Junior Colleges

This Anatomage technology enables us to use and re-use the same ‘cadaver’ indefinitely without previous dissections affecting how students see the anatomical structures.” The life-size virtual cadaver — which can be switched from male to female, per the discretion of the instructor — can be viewed and manipulated from an.
2018 May 24 - 04:20 pm

A Summary Listing of Faculty Activities at Colleges Around the Nation

named Blake its 2018 Outstanding Educator of the Year in the Dietetic Technician category. The group, which advocates for and empowers dietetics educators, includes members who work in community colleges, hospitals, nutrition agencies, and private industry.
2018 May 24 - 04:20 pm

Higher-Ed Leaders Who Have Been Recently Appointed or Promoted

known at the “Voice of the Cougs” — the public address announcer for WSU Cougar football and men’s basketball. He is a professor emeritus for WSU where he taught classes in television news, media management and public speaking. Johnson’s relationship with community col leges.
2018 May 24 - 04:20 pm

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

Chesterfield, New Jersey, where she could always be found at the local park playing soccer or running the track. A two-year starter and 2017 team captain for the Barons, Tomei received Academic All- Region XIX Team, RCBC Scholar-Athlete Award, RCBC All-Academic Team, First Team All-Region XIX, as well as, RCBC Women’s Soccer Coaches Award honors.
2018 May 24 - 04:20 pm

Senate Committee Rejects More Aid for Needy Students

Rachel Campbell, newly-elected LSU student vice president, was among three TOPS recipients who opposed the proposal. She said data shows the students who would face cuts to TOPS awards would be low-income and minority students. She said higher education costs are rising and students need more help, not less.
2018 May 24 - 04:20 pm

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

Dollar amount (or itemization of in-kind contributions) of the grant or gift Who/what is giving or granting What the gift or grant will be used for Please send information to editor@ccweek.com.
2018 May 24 - 04:20 pm

Legislation Contains Major Changes in Student Aid Programs

The bill, known as the Promoting Real Opportunity, Success, and Prosperity through Education Reform (PROSPER) Act, would also make more money and regulatory flexibility available to for-profit colleges, many of which have been cited for high costs, low graduation rates and a history of taking advantage of lowincome students and military veterans.

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