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2016 August 18 - 10:29 am
CLAREMONT, N.H. (AP) — The registered nursing program at River Valley Community College has been reaccredited for a period of five years after it was stripped of its certification in August 2013..
2016 August 18 - 10:29 am

Law Excludes Offenders from Many State-Licensed Occupations

The question the organization added 10 years ago still asks about misdemeanors and felonies, though schools have the option to suppress that information, Aba Blankson said. The Common App communications director said some colleges and universities overlook responses to the criminal history question at the beginning of the application process.
2016 July 28 - 04:04 pm

Legislative Commission Has Yet To Approve Pilot Project Funding

Called Gateway to Work and slated to have begun July 1, the program would target people making up to 200 percent of the federal poverty line, give them skills training, access to transportation or help with child care and send them to employers desperately in need of qualified workers.
2016 July 27 - 05:34 pm

Students Required To Take 15 Credits for Scholarship Aid

The change comes after the Mississippi Postsecondary Education Financial Assistance Board modified the definition of a full-time student for the purposes of receiving state financial aid from 12 credit hours to 15 credit hours. The board approved the change June 1.
2016 July 27 - 05:26 pm
career.” After earning her GED at CSCC, she later entered Eastern University in St. David’s, Pennsylvania, where she graduated with honors in a bachelor of arts degree in economic development and then went to Chicago for additional training at the Center for New Community.
2016 July 27 - 05:06 pm

Community College of Denver Conducts Summer Camps for High School Students

With all the buzz surrounding provisions of the Fair Pay Act, there is still a need to address the lack of females hired in jobs traditionally held by men. In short, equal pay for equal work is critical, but getting women into jobs usually dominated by males is just as critical.
2016 July 27 - 04:44 pm

Long Beach CC President Will Be First Latino To Head Nation’s Largest System

“As a California native and a product of a California community college, I am honored and humbled to be given the opportunity to lead the largest and most diverse system of higher education in the nation,” Oakley said in a statement. “I wish to thank the Board of Governors, Governor Brown and the people of California for expressing their faith in me.
2016 July 27 - 04:14 pm

Second Chance Pell Grants Intended to Reduce Recidivism

For decades, the federal government has banned the use of Pell Grants funds for such rehabilitation efforts. But the Obama administration has launched the Second Chance Pell Pilot Program as a way to study whether reinstating Pell Grants for prisoners might boost their chances of finding employment.
2016 July 27 - 04:08 pm
month of June visiting the school’s campuses across Indiana. She says she made the tour to learn more about faculty members’ challenges and concerns. College Creates $7 Million Fund For Health Care.
2016 July 20 - 04:27 pm
Supporters say Ellspermann, who was a rapidly rising star in the state GOP, is eminently qualified. She holds a doctorate in industrial engineering and ran her own consulting firm before she was elected to the Indiana House in 2010. She was tapped just two years later to join Pence’s gubernatorial ticket.
2016 July 20 - 04:27 pm
James Briles said in his lawsuit that the college failed to accommodate his request for a new roommate when his started exhibiting strange and scary behavior. The roommate, according to the suit, stabbed Briles about a dozen times, causing him to spend six days in a hospital and undergo multiple surgeries.
2016 July 20 - 04:27 pm
The number of people completing the Ivy Tech training paled in comparison to how much hiring the companies do, said Matt Rose, director of RVs for the Indiana Manufactured Housing Association-Recreation Vehicle Indiana Council. He said it’s “realistic to say these bigger companies are hiring” as many as 50 people per day.

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