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.
2018 May 24 - 04:20 pm

MGCCC Leads Way In Building S. Mississippi Workforce

PERKINSTON, Miss. — Dealing with both natural and man-made disasters is distressingly familiar to Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College. The college has dealt regularly with those events and how they disrupt lives, destroy property, devastate ecosystems and dismantle local economies.
2018 May 24 - 04:20 pm

Better Pay, Benefits at Heart of Efforts to Close Workforce Shortages

Ullrich, a 23-year-old University of Oregon graduate, was accepted in the firm’s training program and is now working in inside sales. In that job, he manages job accounts for customers, making sure they receive plumbing materials and equipment on time and according to specifications.
2018 March 21 - 04:04 pm

Repairing Appliances For Hurricane Victims Is A Win-Win for Del Mar College

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — A group of instructors and students at Del Mar College in Texas is stepping in to make life a little easier for victims of Hurricane Harvey by repairing their damaged household appliances free of charge.
2018 March 21 - 04:04 pm

Pa. College’s Academy Has Been Training Cops Since 1979

“When you go into a field like this, you are well aware of the dangers you can encounter at any split second. This job is like a light switch,” he said. “I think that a police officer is definitely somebody who can set aside his own personal safety to serve others.
2018 March 21 - 04:04 pm

Iowa College Looks To Ease Driver Shortage

And for those who have served in the military, Hawkeye is able to provide help with fees and tuition during the six- and 16- week programs at the Regional Transportation Training Center. The college received a grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration that it calls.
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.

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