2017 October 24 - 09:04 am

A Look at Campus Life at Various Community Colleges

Harvest Moon Soirée 2016, left to right: Susan Peach, chief executive officer, Sumner Regional Medical Center; Jerry Faulkner, president, Volunteer State Community College; and Karen Mitchell, vice president of Resource Development and executive director of the foundation, Volunteer State Community College.
2017 October 24 - 09:04 am

A Summary Listing of Faculty Activities at Colleges Around the Nation

the field of Southern literature. “I was totally shocked when I found out the book was nominated,” she said. “I didn’t see it coming. It’s such an honor, and it’s so exciting to be nominated. In Southern literature, this award is a big deal.” It was by chance that Seeking Home.
2017 October 24 - 09:04 am

Colleges Await Court Ruling on Whether DACA Students Can Get Discount

Arizona Board of Regents President Eileen Klein sent a letter to the state attorney general’s office stressing that abruptly ending in-state tuition for those in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, program would have “a devastating impact on hundreds of innocent young people.
2017 October 24 - 09:04 am

Higher-Ed Leaders Who Have Been Recently Appointed or Promoted

new director of marketing and community development. In this role, she’ll provide leadership and supervision for all marketing and communications outreach, and develop initiatives to engage the community in campus life.
2017 October 24 - 09:04 am

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

Poultry Science Students: Students who received tuition and book scholarships to participate in the 2+2 Poultry Science Program are, from left, Ethan Waters, Craig Covington, Joseph Wiggins, Aaron Mackey, Terry Stephens, Krista Thompson, Dawson Foshee and Paul Wynn.
2017 October 24 - 09:04 am

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

chairman. “We look forward to further developing the educational efforts of MCC related to growing local sustainable food crops to better serve residents throughout the area.” According to MCC President Clint Gabbard, the grant allows the college to continue its mission of providing new career opportunities.
2017 October 24 - 09:04 am

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

No reason was given why Williamson is leaving. The announcement was sent after business hours. A spokeswoman did not respond to messages and a phone number for board chairman Scott Shook rang unanswered..
2017 October 24 - 09:04 am

Regional Effort Meant To Close Growing Skills Gap

Daugaard said officials would share best practices, collect data and try to learn from each other ways to address the “skills gap” at a series of workshops in several states. He launched the push at a workshop in Sioux Falls that featured U.S.
2017 September 26 - 07:57 am

Technical College Puts Limits on Immigration Enforcement

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Northwest Kansas Technical College won’t allow federal immigration officials on its campus in Goodland without a court order to protect students who might be affected by the
2017 August 13 - 12:32 pm
Learning Summit remains a working retreat for college teams to focus on improving and expanding learning at their institutions, now with the stated aim of helping colleges accelerate progress on these efforts.

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