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2016 March 28 - 05:20 am

League Leads Effort To Embed Colleges In Public Health Education

Community colleges long ago cemented their place as a central and critical contributor to the country’s health care workforce.
2015 November 5 - 09:33 am

A Look at Efforts to Confer Associate Degrees to Transfer Students En Route to the Baccalaureate Degree

Reverse transfer policies and programs are spreading across the country as colleges and policymaker look for ways to boost graduation rates and educational attainment. According to the Office of Commu
2015 October 26 - 03:41 am

Glasper Takes Reins as Head of League for Innovation

Former Maricopa Chancellor Rufus Glasper hopes to showcase local educational initiatives on a national stage. Rufus Glasper, by his own admission, is a non-traditional CEO. He rose not through the ranks of academia, but through the  business and finance offices.
2015 October 12 - 04:37 pm

Many Rural Community Colleges are Looking at How to Respond to Horrific Shooting Events

When a gunman walked into a classroom at Umpqua Community College and opened fire, killing nine people in cold blood, he shattered more than lives and more than the tranquility of the campus in Rosebu
2015 September 28 - 08:39 pm

Typhoon-Ravaged South Pacific College to Train New Workers

Northern Marianas College opened its doors to students in late September, and that in itself as something of a minor miracle.
2015 September 6 - 01:19 pm

Colleges are Playing A Prominent Role in Efforts to Increase College Completion

The last dozen years have brought enormous enrollment growth of Hispanic students nationwide, and especially at community colleges. The U.S. Department of Education reports that there were 2.3 million Hispanic undergraduate students in public colleges in fall 2013 — 638,000 more than in 2008. Between 2008 and 2015,
2015 August 25 - 08:34 pm

A Deeper Dive Into the Top 100 Data Reveals Some Important Long-Term Trends

Each year, Community College Week’s Top 100 report is one of our most popular issues. Though our listings are purely quantitative, colleges like to see where they rank. The lists can be presented to
2015 August 12 - 11:33 pm

Politicians and Policymakers Take Steps to Halt State Disinvestment and its Impact on College Costs.

Over just a few short years, community colleges have ascended to a place that once seemed unimaginable to even a sector once dismissed as higher education’s unwanted stepchild. The colleges have bee
2015 July 29 - 10:44 am

Reducing the Cost of College for Debt-Burdened Americans

It was back in January when President Obama first proposed making two years of community college free for every American. Almost immediately pundits in Washington dismissed the idea as impossible in a
2015 July 8 - 08:43 pm

Featuring: IMPROVING STEM EDUCATION - Redesigning Math Pathways for Improving Teaching and Learning

 All across the country, community colleges are undertaking commendable efforts to remove a critical barrier to student success. They are redesigning math pathways in ways that hold great poten
2015 June 10 - 09:19 pm

Spokane Community College Reviews Curriculum, Makes Recommendations for a Technical Education Program for Afghanistan

Call it distance education of a different sort. Earlier this month, Steve Wilson, a biomedical engineering professor at Spokane Community College, climbed aboard a plane bound for Kabul, Afghanistan
2015 March 19 - 09:48 am

League Conference Spotlights Growing International Skills Gap

 The west coast attendees of Innovations conference in Boston had barely shaken off their jet lag – exacerbated by a switch to Daylight Savings time — when a cascade of data certain to sna

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

helps students. College students who enroll in 15 credits in their first semester, and 30 credits a year, accumulate mor... Full Story

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League Leads Effort To Embed Colleges In Public Health Education

Community colleges long ago cemented their place as a central and critical contributor to the country’s health care wo... Full Story