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2018 May 24 - 04:20 pm

Lawsuit Claims College Admitted Known Sex Offender

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A former student is suing a Southern California community college and the football player convicted of raping her, accusing the school of allowing the young man to attend school despite a previous sexual assault conviction..
2018 May 24 - 04:20 pm

Nation’s Largest State Poses Vast Transportation Challenges

KODIAK, Alaska (AP) — While Lower 48ers rely on highways to travel short distances, transportation on Kodiak Island often requires a bit more ingenuity. A visitor might be surprised to learn, for example, that from Larsen Bay or Akhiok, a trip to the grocery store involves a prop-plane flight over mountain ranges.
2018 March 21 - 04:04 pm

Repairing Appliances For Hurricane Victims Is A Win-Win for Del Mar College

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — A group of instructors and students at Del Mar College in Texas is stepping in to make life a little easier for victims of Hurricane Harvey by repairing their damaged household appliances free of charge.
2018 March 21 - 03:47 pm

‘Brain Drain’ Hampers Efforts To Boost Economic Development

Speaking to the Capitol press corps and Mississippi State University’s Stennis Institute of Government, the overseer of Mississippi’s eight public universities said the state needs a more highly educated workforce, but also needs to find businesses that will keep those graduates from leaving.
2018 March 21 - 03:47 pm

Growing Popularity Straining Colleges’ Ability To Pay

The new proposal is estimated to cost about $24.5 million a year. It would encourage high schools to partner with local technical schools or community colleges for students to earn dual credit. The state would reimburse the colleges a rate of about $175 per three-hour course.
2018 March 21 - 03:47 pm

Pediatric Simulator Capable of a Host of Bodily Functions

Marleine Luke, a student at North Platte Community College, listens to the heartbeat of a new pediatric simulator in NPCC’s nursing department. The simulator provides hands-on training for situations that students might not otherwise experience in a clinical setting.
2018 March 21 - 03:47 pm

Cuyahoga CC Collaborates with Local Police Force To Fill Recruit Pipeline

CLEVELAND (AP) — Rasheeda Ivory wants Cleveland residents to see police officers the way she sees her father. The 17-year-old Martin Luther King Jr. High School student hopes one day she’ll show them by wearing a uniform and a badge herself.
2018 March 16 - 04:11 pm

Chefs-In-Training Serve Up Meals for Police Recruits

 DECATUR, Ill. (AP) — As police recruits from across the state train on the city’s south side, they’re providing a practical education in catering for culinary students at Richland Commun
2018 March 14 - 04:36 pm

Suanne Roueche: Innovator and Leader in College Teaching and Learning

Roueche was the author of dozens of articles and 14 books, most notably the 1993 book “Between a Rock and a Hard Place: The At-Risk Student in the Open-Door College.
2018 March 14 - 04:36 pm

Cossatot Community College Becomes State’s First HSI

A southwest Arkansas community college has earned the federal designation of being a “Hispanic-serving institution,” becoming what officials say is the first school in the state with such a title.
2018 March 14 - 04:36 pm

Expanded Programs Intended To Address Industry Needs

Looking to the future, Hitesman and Allen are both looking at the increased excitement for career pathway programs at local high schools and especially Hastings Public Schools where 244 students are currently participating in the manufacturing pathway.
2018 March 14 - 04:36 pm

Del Mar College’s Story Of American Sign Language Class for Spanish Speakers Goes Viral

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — A short video about American Sign Language classes for Spanish speakers recently spread like a firestorm on Del Mar College’s Facebook page, shattering by a wide margin the college’s previous records for responses to a social media post.
2018 March 14 - 04:36 pm

Hearing-Impaired Students Could Take ASL at Community Colleges

Teenager Emma Chupp, who was selected to work as a Senate page — or legislator’s helper — this General Assembly session, suggested the idea for the bill. Chupp said she is enrolled in a high school Spanish class but finds the language challenging to learn because she is hard of hearing.
2018 March 14 - 04:36 pm

College, Nonprofit Team Up To Encourage Vets To Produce Art

“The paintings help because I don’t really fit in the civilian world,” she said. “I kind of lost everything that I was when I was pushed out of the military, and so the paintings are an area that I can sort of find parts of me again, which is something that I’ve been struggling with for years.
2018 March 14 - 04:36 pm

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

A summary listing of higher-ed-related news from around the nation

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