2017 May 26 - 03:31 pm

Schools Fell Below Performance-Based Funding Minimums

“When our enrollment began to decline in fall 2012, we knew there would be a corresponding decline in degrees and certificates awarded to follow, and that is exactly what happened,” Jorgenson said. “Fewer students enrolling eventually means fewer degrees and certificates awarded.
2017 May 26 - 03:31 pm

Graduates of NC College Earn Full Scholarships to Penn, Stanford

The brothers have attended VGCC for the last five years through the Franklin County Early College High School program, allowing them to simultaneously complete high school diplomas and college degrees, tuition-free. Each graduated with both an associate in arts degree and an associate in science degrees.
2017 May 26 - 03:31 pm

College Helps Student Escape Impoverished Past and Thrive

McGirt, 20, grew up in Pahokee, Florida, a hard-times town on the banks of Lake Okeechobee. Locals call the place “the muck.” Her father, or at least the man she calls her father, got sent to prison for drugs, her uncle was found dead in a canal and her mother struggled mightily to keep the lights on.
2017 May 26 - 03:31 pm

A Look at Campus Life at Various Community and Junior Colleges

Technology, Engineering, and Math) workshop at CCCC’s Harnett Main Campus. The workshop series was called “Tech Like a Girl,” which introduces young females to careers in science and engineering. This was the first workshop of that series.
2017 May 26 - 03:31 pm

A Summary Listing of Faculty Activities at Colleges Around the Nation

civic and cultural lives of area residents and the prosperity of local and regional businesses.” MCC President Gena Glickman noted that the ICEO and the faculty fellow are an important part of the college’s mission. She is pleased to see Hurston pick up the torch.
2017 May 26 - 03:31 pm

Initiatives To Help Poor Students Get Through College Could Lose Funding

Next year, that kind of help could end, though not because lawmakers are unhappy with the program. If the Senate gets its way in ongoing state budget negotiations, the Legislature would overhaul the way it pays for higher education in Texas — and funding for the Texas Innovative Adult Career Education Grant Program could disappear.
2017 May 26 - 03:31 pm

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

He completed his residency in 1978 and moved to North Platte, joining the staff of Great Plains Regional Medical Center, now Great Plains Health, as a general surgeon. He retired from his surgery practice in 2006. Bonnie worked as a computer programmer for Mutual of Omaha while Bob was in medical school and again during Bob’s surgery residency.
2017 May 26 - 03:31 pm

Older Adults without Degree Eligible for Free College

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee’s new plan to allow older adults without a college degree or certificate to attend community college free of charge will serve as a model as more states consider similar policies, experts and school administrators said..
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.

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