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

Hearing-Impaired Students Could Take ASL at Community Colleges

Teenager Emma Chupp, who was selected to work as a Senate page — or legislator’s helper — this General Assembly session, suggested the idea for the bill. Chupp said she is enrolled in a high school Spanish class but finds the language challenging to learn because she is hard of hearing.
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

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

A summary listing of higher-ed-related news from around the nation
2018 March 14 - 04:36 pm

A Look at Campus Life at Various Community and Junior Colleges

However, after taking psychology, Petersen switched her focus to that and is currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree in the subject area from Chadron State College. “Eventually, I would like to pursue counseling certifications, but for now, I’m really enjoying what I do,” said Petersen.
2018 March 14 - 04:36 pm

A Summary Listing of Faculty Activities at Colleges Around the Nation

Suzanne LaVenture, director of international education and Spanish faculty member at DCCC, accepts the Werner Kubsch award..
2018 March 14 - 04:36 pm

Law Would End Free Speech Zones, Prevent Guests from Being Disinvited for Views

TOPEKA Kan. (AP) — Legislation aimed at protecting free speech on Kansas college campuses is facing mixed reviews amid a nationwide debate over how to balance free speech with the schools’ desire to protect against disruptions and make all students feel safe and welcome.
2018 March 14 - 04:36 pm

Higher-Ed Leaders Who Have Been Recently Appointed or Promoted

With more than 20 years of experience in higher education, Singh currently serves as the provost and senior vice president of academic affairs, a position he’s held since 2014, at Clark State Community College in Springfield, Ohio.
2018 March 14 - 04:36 pm

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

and conditions,” Martin said. “It is a great honor for me to be studying with some of the best aquatic scholars in our region.” The Talladega County native wasn’t always interested in aquaculture. In fact, after graduating from Winterboro High School, she did not have career plans for the future.
2018 March 14 - 04:36 pm

New Partnership Intends To Curb Nursing Shortage

Smith, who previously worked in public relations, and Bimbo, who held a variety of jobs including pastry chef, are in their last semester as nursing students at North Iowa Area Community College in Mason City, and they are looking forward to pursuing more “fulfilling” careers.
2018 March 14 - 04:36 pm

More Degree-Holders Moving Out than Moving In

KC Rising, which started in 2014, recently had its annual meeting to discuss Kansas City’s economic progress. The group analyzes the city’s economy on three metrics: gross domestic products, number of quality jobs and median household income. Kansas City’s position dropped slightly from the year before.
2018 March 14 - 04:36 pm

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

Marian Chandler, Lawrence Allen Wishard, Andrea Wishard, and Stephanie Chandler-Wishard presented the donation to the UA Cossatot Foundation. The Chandler- Wishard family own and operate Chandler Funeral Home in De Queen, Arkansas. Lawrence Allen Wishard, funeral home manager, stated, “A world of opportunities can open through education.
2018 March 14 - 04:36 pm

Promoting the Independent Investigation for Truth

Well, the nuclear threat is the highest it has been since I was a child when, ironically, “the Russians” were the “enemy. ”Parents of a sick baby are followed around a hospital, considered some kind of danger to the American public because of their immigration status.
2018 March 14 - 04:36 pm

A Summary List of Higher-Ed Conferences and Meetings

2018 February 12 - 03:45 pm

Texas Colleges Recovering from Hurricane Harvey

Desperate times, the old idiom goes, call for desperate measures. So it was for the community colleges battered and damaged by Hurricane Harvey an unprecedented weather event which presented unprecedented challenges for colleges on the Texas Gulf Coast.
2018 February 12 - 03:45 pm

Students Use 3D Printers To Aid Disabled Vets

Tyler Tomazic and Eric Szabo sought to answer some veterans’ yearning to thumb through the pages of a book again. Tomazic would design the Easy Easel to hold a book. Szabo would design the UFO Page Turner for books and touchscreens. (Its semicircle design resembles a flying saucer.

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