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2016 September 20 - 07:06 am

Fledgling Program Would Pay Tuition for Eligible Students

Officials hope to publicly unveil the Flint Promise initiative in September, according to a top aide to Gov. Rick Snyder. Transformation manager Rich Baird told The Associated Press that $1 million to $2 million in private money has already been committed, including $500,000 from one source.
2016 September 20 - 07:06 am

Other Colleges Report Declines in International Enrollment

In comparison, international enrollment has dropped at Idaho State University, especially students from Saudi Arabia and Kuwait. Esther Eske, a regional economist for southeastern Idaho, said ISU expects 426 fewer foreign students this fall than last..
2016 September 20 - 07:06 am

Plan Would Train Workers for Jobs in High-Demand Fields

“I am concerned that Republicans on the committee are allowing politics to prevent us from moving forward with this common-sense initiative to fill jobs at growing companies and help close the opportunity gap for New Hampshire’s children and families,” she said in a statement.
2016 September 20 - 06:54 am

Short-Term Certificate Conferrals Accelerate

two years of slight declines, the number of associate degrees conferred by U.S. postsecondary institutions increased slightly in 2014-15, although not quite reaching the historic high of 2012.
2016 September 20 - 06:48 am

Receding Scholarship Programs Covering Fewer Costs

The price tag for classes continues to cost more and more with tuition and fee increases. And this year comes with a new twist as the TOPS program no longer covers the full cost of tuition at a public college, with a small hit taking hold this fall and the larger hit coming in the spring semester.
2016 September 20 - 06:26 am

Obama Focused on Community Colleges, but Will His Successor?

As the presidential campaign hurtles forward, a look at developments in federal higher education policy over recent years gives some concept of what the next president will confront in fashioning an agenda for community colleges. As explored below, Washington policy making impacting community colleges has been well-nigh relentless.
2016 September 20 - 06:26 am

Top 100 Lists Show Gains in Texas Despite Overall Slowdown

The decade-and-a-half-old effort is bearing fruit. In 2015, state colleges and universities awarded 258,795 bachelor’s degrees, associate degrees and certificates, exceeding the state’s 2000 goal by more than 143,000, according to the panel’s final report, which was issued earlier this summer.
2016 September 20 - 06:18 am
The Community College of Rhode Island and other institutions will now have to achieve certain goals in order to get more funding. The goals include getting students to graduate on time and increasing how many are getting degrees in highdemand and high-wage fields.
2016 September 13 - 07:26 am

Colleges Will Compete for Prestigious Award and $1M Prize Fund

 Ten finalists have been named to compete for the 2017 Community College Prize for College Excellence, the nation’s premiere recognition of achievement and improvement among America’s commu
2016 August 18 - 10:29 am
The AACC annual meeting is among the largest and most dynamic gatherings of educational leaders, attracting over 2,000 community college presidents and senior administrators, as well as international educators, representatives of business/industry and federal agencies.
2016 August 18 - 10:29 am
The League’s STEMtech Conference brings you the best of STEM, analytics, big data, advanced technology, and learning management architecture. Join colleagues at this international convening to share and explore research, best practices, and new ideas..
2016 August 18 - 10:29 am
Innovations 2017 is the premier event for professionals dedicated to improving organizational teaching and learning, and discovering new approaches for enhancing the community college experience.
2016 August 18 - 10:29 am
“Network 2016: Drive Innovation in Higher Education – Answer the Call”, the National University Technology Network’s (NUTN) annual distance learning conference, will bring innovative and emerging leaders together within one of the world's most...
2016 August 18 - 10:29 am
This annual event attracts more than 150 community college administrators, faculty and trustees from all over the U.S. and Canada. Those attending are the decision-makers and leaders of their respective institutions.
2016 August 18 - 10:29 am
construction of a new campus in or near downtown Lincoln. The current east Lincoln campus would be focused on technical training. Learning centers would be built or otherwise placed in Falls City, Hebron, Nebraska City, Plattsmouth, Wahoo and York..

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