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2017 March 13 - 02:27 pm

Initiative Would Provide Free Tuition to Transitioning Students

“They do not want to be known as foster kids,” Faber said. “They really shy away from that identity, and I think it goes back to they just want to be normal. They want to be seen as any other kid, any other young adult, and they want to experience going to college and all of those other things you get to experience.
2017 February 20 - 02:45 pm

Nebraska College Plans Wind Energy Program

The sun sets behind a wind turbine built south of the Central Community College- Hastings campus in Hastings, Neb. The turbine is a partnership with Bluestem Energy Solutions, Hastings Utilities and Central Community College-Hastings. CCC hopes to add a wind energy program to the curriculum by the fall of 2017.
2017 January 5 - 03:52 pm

State Still Bans Most DACA Students

The Board of Regents, which governs the University System of Georgia, adopted a policy in 2010 that prohibited any of its schools that has rejected academically qualified applicants in the previous two years from accepting people in the country illegally.
2017 January 5 - 03:52 pm

Medical Scribes in Growing Demand as Technology Expands

“I feel like it benefits me, but it benefits the patients more,” said Dr. Meena Agarwala of St. Luke’s Northern Valley Primary Care in Hanover Township, Lehigh County. That’s because she spends less time facing a computer screen and more time face-to-face with the individuals in her exam room.
2017 January 5 - 03:52 pm

Oregon Investing Millions in Career Technical Education Programs

After completing her first engines class, Krimbow, whose grade point average had been 2.8 out of a possible 4.0, enrolled in a series of advanced automotive classes. She learned how to take apart and reassemble head gaskets, replace brakes on trucks and change flat tires as well as basic car maintenance.
2016 November 24 - 06:14 am

Pathways Program Aids in College, Scholarship Applications

together a resume,” Jones said. “Before we started this program, I worked with four students individually. With the help of teachers and the guidance counselor, I helped them do what they needed to do to get into college. This year we started offering this as a class.
2016 November 24 - 06:14 am

Reverse Transfer Seen as Boost to Graduation Rates

Students wanting to use a reverse transfer to obtain an associate degree must have earned at least 25 percent of the credits they need for a degree from a community college and have earned at least three semester hours from a four-year school that goes toward the associate degree they are seeking.
2016 November 24 - 06:14 am

Officials Want Former College Students To Finish Degrees

Officials plan to focus immediately awarding degrees without additional coursework. That includes more than 57,000 people who have 60 credit hours for an associate degree and more than 10,000 people who have 120 credits for a bachelor’s degree.
2016 November 3 - 03:55 pm

Colleges Working with High Schools To Break Gender Barriers

“It’s my fault,” he said, laughing. “I was in a leadership development program at Purdue University, and one of my goals in the program was to recruit non-traditional students to these types of manufacturing areas. And the non-traditional ones in this case are young girls.
2016 October 24 - 04:53 pm

Ohio School Districts Calculate Costs of College Credit Programs

The College Credit Plus program cost schools in the South- Western City School District in Columbus about $250,000 for the 2015-16 school year. The Hilliard district reached a final cost calculation of $185,000. Those districts are among many facing thousands of dollars in costs, The Columbus Dispatch.
2016 August 18 - 10:29 am
“You bring your own flash drive and we have locker space in the hallway where they can keep their stuff,” Dingle said. “If you are not here at the end of your build, we can pop it off and store it for you safely. You can even run.
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 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.
2016 May 29 - 06:23 pm

Venerable Yearbooks Being Replaced by Social Media

By AP
BALTIMORE (AP) — For 126 years, the annual yearbook of the Johns Hopkins University — called, at different times, the Debutante, the Hopkinsian and, most enduringly, the Hullabaloo — has documented a range of life on campus and beyond: the great...
2016 May 29 - 06:23 pm

Salaries Remain Stagnant Even as Employers Increase Hiring

The Class of 2016 is entering into the best job market since the recession, continuing a trend. As the unemployment rate has fallen to 5 percent nationwide and even lower in New Jersey, employers have crowded into on-campus job fairs and posted more openings on campus websites.
2016 May 9 - 08:46 pm

Students Could Save $5,000 on Cost of Bachelor’s Degree

Republican Gov. Charlie Baker and state higher educational officials unveiled what they called a first-inthe-nation program at Middlesex Community College in Lowell, one of the state’s 15 community colleges. The initiative, dubbed Commonwealth Commitment, would be phased in over two academic years, starting in September.
2016 April 27 - 07:22 am

Percentage of Poor Students on the Increase

By AP
“North Carolina has a significant mobility problem when it comes to the chances of moving from the bottom to the top,” said David Dodson, president of MDC. “Most children born to low-income families in North Carolina will not reach median income as adults unless current patterns change decisively.

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