Carmen Ricotta knows being a college graduate could mean higher pay and better job opportunities, and it’s not like St. Louis Community College hasn’t been practically begging her to wrap up her two-year degree.
Continued collaboration with the Alabama Industrial Development Training program and aggressive development of diversified career paths for current and potential employees will be a key to ST Aerospace Mobile’s longevity as it grapples with an aging workforce.
The Supreme Court’s recent ruling on affirmative action has forced the debate over race versus class into the national spotlight. In post-Great Recession America, which is the bigger barrier to opportunity — race or class?
Their friends probably think manufacturing means working on an assembly line in a dark, dirty factory. But six students in Kenton County Schools now know differently, and this fall they will spread the word.
Ohio’s public colleges and universities got a peek at how they will fare under a newly forged agreement on state funding that encourages collaboration and emphasizes student graduation over enrollment.
San Jose State University and a Silicon Valley company have announced a partnership to offer affordable online classes for credit, an initiative backed by Gov. Jerry Brown to help California colleges reduce costs and expand student access.
They’re the places you think of when you think of “college” — leafy campuses, small classes, small towns. Liberal arts colleges are where students ponder life’s big questions, and learn to think en route to successful careers and richer lives, if not always to the best-paying first jobs.
A state law taking effect this year requires Texas public schools to instruct students on how to pay for higher education, and a financial literacy program in the San Antonio schools could provide a blueprint for similar initiatives across the state.