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.
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.
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.
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.
The Southwest Seminar for Great Teaching is based on the premise that college faculty are a rich resource that needs to be tapped via a format which encourages learning from each other. The seminar takes a participant-centered focus that encourages attendees to reflect upon their experiences and contribute to the topic at hand.
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.
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..
Students’ academic, personal, and career success has never been as important in higher education as it is today. Student persistence to completion has become a component of strategic planning goals at institutions across the globe.
“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...
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.
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..
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Delgado Community College has entered into an agreement with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and the National Coalition of Certification Centers to offer Fiat Chrysler brandspecific training to Delgado students beginning in the fall..
“You bring your own flash drive and we have locker space in the hallway where they can keep their stuff,” Dingle said. “If you are not here at the end of your build, we can pop it off and store it for you safely. You can even run.
helps students. College students who enroll in 15 credits in their first semester, and 30 credits a year, accumulate more credits over the course of their college careers and are much more likely to graduate than those students who initially enroll...