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Grants and Gifts
2015 July 8 - 12:00 am

A summary listing of colleges and institutions receiving grants and gifts

Officials from the ACF Kona-Kohala Chefs Association, Hawai’i Community College–Palamanui, and the University of Hawai’i Foundation stand with a ceremonial check. The check represents the funds the ACF Kona-Kohala Chefs Association donated to create an endowment for the Hawai’i Community College–Palamanui Culinary Arts Program.
News Briefs
2015 July 8 - 12:00 am

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

The online school is a nonprofit and offers degrees in business, teaching and information technology. It’s based on “competency learning,” meaning students don’t have assigned class times and instead can work at their own pace and time..
Campus Life
2015 July 8 - 12:00 am

A look at campus life at various community and junior colleges

Summer vacation is a happy time for teens — nice weather and no homework. But not all Madison-area teens are saying goodbye to the classroom. A number of them will be taking part in Madison Area Technical College’s (Wis.) Career Discovery Boot Camps..
Upcoming Events
2015 July 8 - 12:00 am

Meetings, Conferences, Symposiums and Workshops, etc.

July 18 - 21 NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITY BUSINESS OFFICERS NACUBO 2015.
News Briefs
2015 June 26 - 12:00 am

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

Students can enroll for the fall 2015 semester at any of New Hampshire’s seven community colleges and be jointly admitted to pathway programs at the University of New Hampshire, Plymouth State University, UNH-Manchester, Keene State College, and Granite State College.
Faculty News
2015 June 9 - 12:00 am

A Summary of Faculty Activities at Various Colleges from Around the Nation

Nina Tandon, a pioneering scientist and co-founder of EpiBone, joined scholars and faculty fellows from the Dallas County Community College District’s STEM Institute at the annual DCCCD STEM Summit in Dallas. Tandon discussed her groundbreaking research and work on tissue engineering.
Cover Story
2015 May 30 - 12:00 am

Led by California, Educators Strive To Close Online Learning Gaps

Through good times and bad, during recessions and boom times, one thing has been constant in the world of community college distance education over the past decade: enrollment in online courses has grown faster than overall enrollment at colleges and universities.
Politics and Policy
2015 May 30 - 12:00 am

Immigrants Covered by U. S. Deferred Deportation Policy Qualify for Benefit

The decision from Superior Court Judge Arthur Anderson comes in a lawsuit filed by former Attorney General Tom Horne against the Maricopa County Community College District. Horne contended that so-called “dreamers” offered deferred action status were not legally present in the U.
Appointments
2015 May 30 - 12:00 am

APPOINTMENTS: Higher-ed leaders who have been recently appointed or promoted

The Community College of Beaver County (Pa.) announced the appointment of Sally Mercer.
News Briefs
2015 May 30 - 12:00 am

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

The Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system said that an inquiry by the University of Texas at Austin found Duran’s behavior didn’t rise to scientific misconduct, and a full investigation is not required. Duran’s doctoral degree was affirmed..
Around the Nation
2015 March 30 - 12:00 am

New program to reduce the time it takes to move to a four-year school and earn a baccalaureate

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Leaders of California’s vast community college system approved a program aimed at making it easier for students to transfer to historically black colleges and universities in other parts of the country.

Faculty News
2015 March 16 - 12:00 am

A look at faculty activities at various community and junior colleges

Ruth Hawkins, executive director of Arkansas State University’s Arkansas Heritage Sites program and the author of the book titled “Unbelievable Happiness and Final Sorrow – The Hemingway-Pfeiffer Marriage,” was the spring Gaston Lecture speaker at Arkansas State University – Mountain Home.
Educator Honors
2015 March 16 - 12:00 am

A summary Listing of Institution and Individual Honors and Awards

Regional Medical Center’s State of the Hospital Address. In introducing Hoover, Wallace State President Vicki Karolewics listed Hoover’s many professional and civic accomplishments. “Her commitment to excellence and her stellar accomplishments have been recognized throughout her career,” Karolewics said.
Around Campus
2015 March 6 - 12:00 am

A look at Campus Life at Various Community and Junior Colleges

Nursing students at Central Carolina Community College’s Harnett Health Sciences Center assess a patient who has just been brought into the emergency room. A man of about six feet, the patient opens his eyes, blinks, and says, “I have chest pain.
Faculty News
2015 March 6 - 12:00 am

A look at Faculty Activities at Various Community and Junior Colleges

University professor and author Miriam DeCosta-Willis, Ph.D., was honored with the Southwest Tennessee Community College Carter Godwin Woodson Award of Merit during the annual award ceremony held in the Verties Sails Gymnasium on the Union Avenue Campus.
Appointments
2015 March 6 - 12:00 am

APPOINTMENTS: Higher-ed leaders who have been recently appointed or promoted

Advisory Committee. Nutt has served as acting president of LSC- Tomball since August 2014. Prior to that, she was vice president of instruction for three years. Nutt earlier served as the vice president of instruction for North Central Texas College in Gainesville, Texas.
Tracking Trends
2015 March 6 - 12:00 am

Colleges, Tech Schools Would Partner with High Schools in ‘High-Need’ Fields

They also consider it part of a national effort to fill the gap between available trained workers and employers’ needs in high-tech or specialty industries.
Tracking Trends
2015 March 6 - 12:00 am

Devices Could Allow Farmers To Observe Fields with Aerial Photos

Dennis Bowman, a commercial agriculture educator with the University of Illinois Extension, said farmers without permits could use hobby kit drones. But if they make a commercial decision because of something learned from using the drone, he said it could raise the ire of the FAA.

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