2017 April 15 - 04:34 pm

A Summary Listing of Faculty Activities at Colleges Around the Nation

positive experiences as an honors student have influenced the design of the new program. The Honors College will offer students who have outstanding potential an opportunity to enhance their two-year college experience.
2017 April 15 - 04:34 pm

State Law Limits Use of Public Facilities for Political Events

Boyd was a key adviser in the creation of Gov. Bill Haslam’s Tennessee Promise program to cover full tuition at two-year schools. The Knoxville businessman and philanthropist said in Nashville this week that “a lot of my life’s work has been helping kids get into these technical colleges.
2017 April 15 - 04:34 pm

Spending Plan Would Freeze Tuition for Two-Year, Technical Colleges

The bill passed in the Republican-controlled House by a vote of 77-53. Republicans said their bill helps students with rising educational costs through funding student debt counseling and a loan forgiveness program for agricultural, aviation and teaching jobs in rural Minnesota.
2017 April 15 - 04:34 pm

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

what many consider the first mass school shooting that made headlines on a national stage here locally at Frontier Middle School in Moses Lake, Wash., in February 1996. Lane subdued shoote Barry Loukaitisr — but tragically, not before he claimed three victims and scarred a community.
2017 April 15 - 04:34 pm

Tuition Increases and Layoffs Likely as GOP Pushes Tax Cuts

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi would spend less on public schools, have no new funds for transportation and face likely tuition hikes at state colleges and universities under a spending plan approved by lawmakers that cuts next year’s budget by more than 4 percent compared to what was originally planned.
2017 April 15 - 04:34 pm

Gadsden State CC Plans New Science Building

“The new construction and renovations are consistent with Gadsden State's strategic plan, which we define as the 3I's — instruction, infrastructure and institution,” Lavender said. “Our plan focuses on not only quality educational programming and continuous improvement, but also on addressing the infrastructure needs of aging facilities.
2017 April 15 - 04:34 pm

Advocates Say Measure Would Boost State’s Workforce, Economy

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A push to offer in-state college tuition rates to students whose parents brought them into the country illegally is picking up unlikely momentum from some Republicans in Tennessee, a deeply conservative state that voted overwhelmingly for President Donald Trump and his tough stance on immigration.
2017 April 15 - 04:34 pm

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

for her continued support of the Foundation through donations that helped with construction of the conference center and supported student scholarships throughout the years. Her combined donations place Johnson in the Foundation’s Platinum Lifetime Membership Club, which honors donors who contribute between $100,000 and $499,999.
2017 April 15 - 04:34 pm

Lawsuit Was Brought by Ivy Tech Instructor Denied a Full-Time Job

CHICAGO (AP) — A federal appeals court ruled for the first time that the 1964 Civil Rights Act protects LGBT employees from workplace discrimination, setting up a likely battle before the Supreme Court as gay rights advocates push to broaden the scope of the 53-year-old law.
2017 April 5 - 10:07 am

Community College Culinary Programs Rise As Cooking School Enrollment Sags

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — With enrollment in culinary institutes in decline and programs across the country closing their doors, schools such as the New England Culinary Institute in Montpelier, Vermont, which graduated celebrity chef Alton Brown, and the Culinary Institute of Charleston, South Carolina, are committed to staying relevant and in demand.
2017 April 5 - 10:07 am

‘Girls Who Code’ Aims To Close the High-Tech Gender Gap

Serena Perez-Takaya works on making a phone app simulation while attending Girls Who Code, a program at the Allen County Public Library's main branch in Fort Wayne, Ind. Girls Who Code is a national nonprofit dedicated to closing the gender gap in technology.
2017 April 5 - 10:07 am

Proposal Would Waive Tuition for Many Community College Students

They’re calling their plan the most ambitious proposal in the country to reduce student loan debt. In addition to expanding financial aid for community college students, it would create $1.6 billion per year in new scholarships for students in the University of California and California State University systems.
2017 April 5 - 10:07 am

A Look at Campus Life at Various Community and Junior Colleges

Confucius Classroom enables the college to prepare our students for living and working in a global economy,” said CCCC President T. Eston Marchant, who brought the idea for the Classroom to the college when he became president in 2008. “It helps link our central North Carolina communities, governments, and businesses to China.
2017 April 5 - 10:07 am

A Summary Listing of Faculty Activities at Colleges Around the Nation

Beverly Fatherree. The two co-authored an English textbook called “For Our Students.” The book is sold at a low cost to students at a number of community colleges, and the two of them get no profits from the book. Hammons said in her Cowan Award address that nearly 5,000 Hinds Community College students.
2017 April 5 - 10:07 am

Despite Squabbling, Community Colleges Get 6.7 Percent Funding Increase

Earlier this year, state budget writers settled on allocating the state’s three community colleges nearly $40 million, or a 6.7 percent funding boost for next fiscal year. Budget bills seldom change once making it out of the appropriations committee, but they still need the approval of the full House and Senate.
2017 April 5 - 10:07 am

Higher-Ed Leaders Who Have Been Recently Appointed or Promoted

the Northeast Georgia Regional Commission, the Morgan County Boys and Girls Club, and Unity Morgan. Perriman’s board duties will include marketing the institution as a preferred college of choice and communicating ideas to the college president...
2017 April 5 - 10:07 am

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

According to Coleman, the TCC Student Union has become more than just a center of social activity and is now also a place where students can receive leadership training and engage with local nonprofits to strengthen the community and build their own skills.

Advocates Say Full Academic Load Is Key to On-Time Graduation

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