2018 March 21 - 03:47 pm

‘Brain Drain’ Hampers Efforts To Boost Economic Development

Speaking to the Capitol press corps and Mississippi State University’s Stennis Institute of Government, the overseer of Mississippi’s eight public universities said the state needs a more highly educated workforce, but also needs to find businesses that will keep those graduates from leaving.
2018 March 21 - 03:47 pm

Growing Popularity Straining Colleges’ Ability To Pay

The new proposal is estimated to cost about $24.5 million a year. It would encourage high schools to partner with local technical schools or community colleges for students to earn dual credit. The state would reimburse the colleges a rate of about $175 per three-hour course.
2018 March 21 - 03:47 pm

Pediatric Simulator Capable of a Host of Bodily Functions

Marleine Luke, a student at North Platte Community College, listens to the heartbeat of a new pediatric simulator in NPCC’s nursing department. The simulator provides hands-on training for situations that students might not otherwise experience in a clinical setting.
2018 March 21 - 03:47 pm

Cuyahoga CC Collaborates with Local Police Force To Fill Recruit Pipeline

CLEVELAND (AP) — Rasheeda Ivory wants Cleveland residents to see police officers the way she sees her father. The 17-year-old Martin Luther King Jr. High School student hopes one day she’ll show them by wearing a uniform and a badge herself.
2018 March 16 - 04:11 pm

Chefs-In-Training Serve Up Meals for Police Recruits

 DECATUR, Ill. (AP) — As police recruits from across the state train on the city’s south side, they’re providing a practical education in catering for culinary students at Richland Commun
2018 March 16 - 03:55 pm

Students Collaborate on Building Prosthetic Hand with 3D Printer

 A cross-discipline capstone project at the New York City College of Technology (City Tech - http://citytech.cuny.edu) led students Jiaman Zhao, Mohamed Alborati, and Teddie Lai to change their
2018 March 16 - 03:28 pm

Fox Valley Tops Rankings Among Nursing Grads

 It was back in 2012 that Fox Valley Technical College asked residents of its service area to approve a huge bond measure to update the college’s facilities. Such ballot measures frequently
2018 March 15 - 04:56 pm

One Year Later, Colleges Adjust to Life Under Trump

They’ve been derided as the 13th grade. They have been called high school with ashtrays. They were the places students went when they couldn’t go anywhere else. The Harvards and Yales of the world looked down their noses at these underachieving interlopers.
2018 March 14 - 04:36 pm

One Year Later, Colleges Adjust to Life Under Trump

They’ve been derided as the 13th grade. They have been called high school with ashtrays. They were the places students went when they couldn’t go anywhere else. The Harvards and Yales of the world looked down their noses at these underachieving interlopers.
2018 March 14 - 04:36 pm

Suanne Roueche: Innovator and Leader in College Teaching and Learning

Roueche was the author of dozens of articles and 14 books, most notably the 1993 book “Between a Rock and a Hard Place: The At-Risk Student in the Open-Door College.
2018 March 14 - 04:36 pm

Cossatot Community College Becomes State’s First HSI

A southwest Arkansas community college has earned the federal designation of being a “Hispanic-serving institution,” becoming what officials say is the first school in the state with such a title.
2018 March 14 - 04:36 pm

Expanded Programs Intended To Address Industry Needs

Looking to the future, Hitesman and Allen are both looking at the increased excitement for career pathway programs at local high schools and especially Hastings Public Schools where 244 students are currently participating in the manufacturing pathway.
2018 March 14 - 04:36 pm

Del Mar College’s Story Of American Sign Language Class for Spanish Speakers Goes Viral

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — A short video about American Sign Language classes for Spanish speakers recently spread like a firestorm on Del Mar College’s Facebook page, shattering by a wide margin the college’s previous records for responses to a social media post.
2018 March 14 - 04:36 pm

College, Nonprofit Team Up To Encourage Vets To Produce Art

“The paintings help because I don’t really fit in the civilian world,” she said. “I kind of lost everything that I was when I was pushed out of the military, and so the paintings are an area that I can sort of find parts of me again, which is something that I’ve been struggling with for years.
2018 March 14 - 04:36 pm

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