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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 - 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 - 04:08 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 May 29 - 06:23 pm

System Could Still Hike Tuition For Out-of-State Students

Trustees are, however, permitted to vote in June on whether to increase out-of-state tuition by up to 10 percent at the SUNY doctorategranting university centers that are considered the anchors of the system: the University at Albany, Binghamton University, Stony Brook University and the University at Buffalo.
2016 May 29 - 06:23 pm

Iowa College Among Leaders in Training New Generation of Truckers

“Right now depending on what you read or who you believe, we have a shortage of about 96,000 drivers overall,” Smith said. “The challenge that we have is that the average age of a driver is 57, and those drivers are retiring. We aren’t replacing those drivers fast enough.
2016 May 29 - 06:23 pm

College Lecture Series Focuses on Fight for Equality

Mulholland was there for the legendary March on Washington in 1963, can recall how she felt when four young girls died in the 16th Street Church Bombing in Birmingham, Alabama, the same year. She can still feel the pain she remembers after hearing of the death Medgar Evers, a key member of the NAACP.
2016 May 29 - 06:23 pm

Former U.S. Navy Admiral To Head Illinois’ Largest College

Board members appointed Ann Rondeau as the sixth president of the state’s largest community college. She was chosen for the position over Elgin Community College President David Sam and Navarro College District President Barbara Kavalier..
2016 May 29 - 06:23 pm

Distance Education Will Allow To Earn Certificates, Degrees

“We will have a room full of pharmacy technician students here in Wahpeton who are receiving instruction from one of our faculty,” said Ken Kompelien, NDSCS’ dean of arts, science and business. “At the same time, that same instruction — the lecture and the content of the course — will be broadcast to a classroom on the campus of BSC.
2016 May 29 - 06:23 pm

Schools To Partner with Colleges on Training Programs

Gov. Robert Bentley and Alabama National Guard Adjutant Gen. Perry G. Smith joined Geneva County officials to announce the use of the Geneva National Guard Armory to expand the Geneva County and Geneva City schools’ career technical education (CTE) programs.
2016 May 29 - 06:23 pm

Delaware State Is Latest To Join TheDream.US Initiative

The new scholarship program is aimed at helping students in states where The- Dream.US says they are being “locked-out” of college opportunities. Those states are Alaska, Arkansas, Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, North Dakota, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, West Virginia and Wisconsin.
2016 May 9 - 08:46 pm

‘Jefferson Muzzles’ Awards Put Spotlight on First Amendment Restrictions

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The “Jefferson Muzzles,” those dubious awards shaming the nation’s worst freespeech offenders, are taking aim at higher education this year — from tarring those at Yale who warned students against donning culturally insensitive Halloween costumes to feathering others for muzzling the press and more.
2016 May 9 - 08:46 pm

Departing President Calls for More Investment in Higher Education

Former Lt. Gov. Sue Ellspermann has been regarded as a leading candidate for Ivy Tech president since Gov. Mike Pence announced in December that she planned to apply. Pence, who appoints the 14 members of Ivy Tech’s board, reiterated his support for Ellspermann when she resigned in March.
2016 May 9 - 08:46 pm

Measure Would Allow Colleges To Levy Fines for Violations

AB1594 now heads to the state Senate. It would prohibit chewing, dipping, smoking or vaping natural or synthetic tobacco products on 136 California campuses. About 2.5 million students attend those schools that have a total of about 100,000 staff and faculty members.

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