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2016 August 18 - 12:00 am

College Presidents Must Take Active Role in Leveraging Today’s Technology

“Information technology (IT) is already a commodity, like electricity,” said Purdue University CIO Gerry McCartney at the annual Campus Technology event back in 2011. “It’s essential but not strategic. You’re penalized heavily if you’re not there, and there’s no benefit if you are there.
2016 July 27 - 12:00 am
career.” After earning her GED at CSCC, she later entered Eastern University in St. David’s, Pennsylvania, where she graduated with honors in a bachelor of arts degree in economic development and then went to Chicago for additional training at the Center for New Community.
Around the Nation
2016 July 27 - 12:00 am
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.
Around Campus
2016 July 27 - 12:00 am
Welding has proven to be a successful career choice for three friends from South Central Nebraska. Uriel Martinez, of Imperial, Paul Uerling, of Indianola, and Jimmy Hickert, of McCook, all went through the two-year Welding Technology Program at McCook Community College.
Appointments
2016 July 27 - 12:00 am
Barbara R. Kavalier has been named president of St. Charles Community College. Since 2013, Kavalier served as district president for Navarro College, an institution with four campuses and one career and technical center that serves five counties in Central Texas.
Grants and Gifts
2016 July 27 - 12:00 am
tural programs and even bus fare to and from home. STARS is aimed specifically at low-income, often first-generation college students who place into developmental English and math. Students are retested at the end of the summer session, with more than 70 percent of them advancing directly to college-level work.
Featured Student
2016 July 20 - 12:00 am
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A 12-year-old Sacramento student who already has three community college degrees and has been accepted to two University of California campuses says he plans on studying biomedical engineering and becoming a doctor and medical researcher by the time he turns 18.
Faculty News
2016 July 20 - 12:00 am
MiraCosta College ’s (Calif.) Development and Foundation Office has named sociology instructor Thao Ha the 2015/16 MiraCosta College Cares! Philanthropist of the Year. In addition to being an enthusiastic and engaging professor impacting students every day in the classroom, Ha gives generously from her own pocketbook.
Appointments
2016 July 20 - 12:00 am
Community and Technical College (Minn.). Davenport has served Minnesota state higher education for 28 years. Since 2012, she has served Riverland Community College as vice president of academic and student affairs.
Educator Honors
2016 July 20 - 12:00 am
Wallace Community College supporters attended the Auburn University Annual Awards Recognition Ceremony for the AU College of Education in support of Imogene Mixson. From left: Ashli Wilkins, dean of institutional services and community development, Mixson, Linda C.
Tracking Trends
2016 July 20 - 12:00 am
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.
News Briefs
2016 July 20 - 12:00 am
KCTCS spokeswoman Mary Hemlepp said 505 positions have recently been eliminated system-wide. She says 191 of those positions were faculty and 315 were staff, but because many of the positions were vacant or were vacated through retirements, only 45 faculty and 125 staff were actually laid off.
CCWeek Data
2016 May 9 - 12:00 am

Thirty Colleges From Around the Country are Taking Part in the Project

The American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) is leading the Pathways Project, a multi-year effort striving to help community colleges design and implement structured academic and career pathways for all students. Thirty colleges from around the country are taking part in the project, which is being funded with a $5.

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