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2018 November 6 - 10:37 am

Associate Degrees Earned by 16 Sixteen Men, Nine Women

Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy speaks during graduation ceremonies inside the Cheshire Correctional Institution in Cheshire, Conn. Eighteen inmates received associate degrees from Middlesex Community college as part of a program with Wesleyan University’s Center for Prison Education.
2018 November 6 - 10:37 am

Low-Income Students With Jobs Are Less Likely To Excel in Studies

NEW YORK — Low-income college students with jobs are more likely to have lower grade-point averages and less likely to graduate than their higher income peers. A report released from Georgetown University’s Center on Education and the Workforce highlighted these drawbacks, and many others that come with working as an undergraduate student.
2018 September 5 - 09:47 am

Auto Technology Students Get Hands-On Lessons in Science

No drag on learning here. As the culmination of the On Track curriculum developed by SKyTeach and taught in Bowling Green and Warren County middle schools, the sports cars rebuilt by Warren County Area Technology Center and Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College students were on display at BGJHS.
2018 September 5 - 09:47 am

Schools Required To Spell Out Rights in Student Handbooks

“Under the bill by Sen. Rick Ward, colleges are limited in putting restrictions on when and where students can gather to express their right to free speech,” she said in an email. Harris’ bill, she wrote, “would have placed sanctions on students who interfered with other students express ing.
2018 September 5 - 09:47 am

Former home of ‘Austin City Limits’ moving from UT to New Campus

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — KLRU, the public television station that has operated from the University of Texas since it went on the air in 1962, will move to Austin Community College’s Highland campus in 2020, where it will have more space as well as an expanded role in community initiatives and workforce development.
2018 June 26 - 03:37 pm

Privately-Funded Initiative Educates Prisoners, Inspires Change

Grady Hudson adjusts his tassel before the Calvin Prison Initiative commencement at Richard A. Handlon Correctional Facility in Ionia, Mich. Fifteen inmates received associate degrees which are the first degrees given by Calvin College since the program started three years ago.
2018 May 26 - 12:03 pm
When she isn’t working at Tekfab, Bledsoe, 36, can be found in her home shop — which includes a small forge — crafting garden flowers out of metal and experimenting with art deco-like visual arts made from nuts, washers and other common materials.
2018 May 26 - 11:52 am

Ivy Tech Rolls Out Welcome Mat for Older Students

Wilkerson is among a handful of septuagenarians taking classes at Ivy Tech Community College’s Bloomington campus. What they’re studying ranges from art to accounting. The paths they took through life are just as varied, but they all have similar reasons for going back to college.
2018 May 26 - 12:03 am

A Summary Listing of Higher-Ed-Related News from Around The Nation

WASHINGTON (AP) — A partnership aims to educate sworn and civilian members of a police department on African-American history in Washington, D.C., along with the history of the district’s neighborhoods..
2018 May 24 - 04:20 pm

A Summary Listing of Higher-Ed-Related News from Around The Nation

A first group of Tesla technicians is set to graduate from a 12-week training program at Central Piedmont Community College in Charlotte. The company said a second group is nearing the end of classes at Rio Hondo College in Whittier, See.

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