Home / Articles / By ccw
 
News Briefs
2015 May 13 - 12:00 am

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

By ccw
Air Force Sgt. Adam Usher, leader of the 87th Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal team, says his group has up to three emergency calls a week. None had ever involved such as large bomb..
Around Campus
2015 April 30 - 12:00 am

A Look at Campus Life at Various Community and Junior Colleges

By ccw
let their size fool you. The cars parked in the automotive technology shop at North Platte Community College (Neb.) may be little, but the role they play in training students is huge. “We call them clip cars,” said Mike Janecek, automotive instructor.
Faculty News
2015 April 30 - 12:00 am

A look at Faculty Activities at Various Community and Junior Colleges

By ccw
To encourage and inspire students to become part of Phi Theta Kappa, the international honor society for twoyear colleges, Montgomery County Community College (Pa.) President Karen A. Stout has pledged $30,000 to establish a Phi Theta Kappa Annual Challenge Fund through the college’s foundation.
Appointments
2015 April 30 - 12:00 am

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

By ccw
both multi-college and single-college districts, as well as extensive experience in the areas of conflict resolution, labor relations, contract administration, collective bargaining, processing and resolving grievances, employee professional development, and employee discipline.
Educator Honors
2015 April 30 - 12:00 am

A summary listing of colleges receiving institution and Individual Honors and Awards

By ccw
Members of Central Carolina Community College’s Upward Bound Math & Science Scholars’ Bowl team from Harnett County Schools are pictured, left to right: Kiara Jones, Kayla Johnson, Ashley Tittemore (coach), Peggy Cotton (parent chaperone), Jeremy Walker and Christie Cotten.
Grants and Gifts
2015 April 30 - 12:00 am

A summary listing of colleges and institutions receiving grants and gifts

By ccw
PECO presented a $25,000 check for $500 scholarships for 50 students majoring in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics fields. Thirty-one of the 50 students were available to attend the luncheon event to receive their certificate of awards..
News Briefs
2015 April 30 - 12:00 am

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

By ccw
Unofficial returns show nearly 75 percent of the voters approved a 0.35 increase to local sales tax to update and add more space to the arena, which was built in 1953. The tax will take effect in July and remain in place for about 10 years. Hutchinson Community College has pledged $4.
Around Campus
2015 April 19 - 12:00 am

A look at activities at various colleges campuses

By ccw
Easels in front of them, a classroom of Northampton Community College (Pa.) students mixed paints, put color to canvas, and talked with Professor Bruce Wall as he circulated among them. Mikayla Resh and her nurse, Carolyn Martin, worked alongside the young men and women, finishing a sweeping landscape of sun, sky and hills.
Faculty News
2015 April 19 - 12:00 am

A summary Educator and faculty news from around the nation

By ccw
Advertising and Graphic Design Department at Guilford Technical Community College (N.C.) is presenting its third annual Faculty Art Exhibit on the Jamestown Campus. The exhibit will showcase original art by eight GTCC faculty members who work in a variety of mediums: James L.
Educator Honors
2015 April 19 - 12:00 am

A summary listing of colleges receiving institution and individual honors and awards

By ccw
DCCC Tau Beta Chapter members meet with Ron Risley, executive director of Phi Theta Kappa, at the regional Phi Theta Kappa conference. They are from left, front row, Travis Hundley and Zach Rierson, and back row, from left, Ashlin McGuinn, Alex Darr, Risley, Darlene Trahan, Parker Tilley and Donna Rankins- Abrams.
Grants and Gifts
2015 April 19 - 12:00 am

A summary listing of colleges and institutions receiving grants and gifts

By ccw
study, quiet study and individual learning. The gift will establish a permanent endowment within the Cuyahoga Community College Foundation to support the center and its initiatives. It will establish a chair for a dean of humanities to lead the center.
News Briefs
2015 April 19 - 12:00 am

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

By ccw
Prosecutors in Dallas say the 42- year-old Timmons enrolled via the Internet for online studies and had financial aid applied to her tuition or checks were sent to her. She withdrew from more than a dozen colleges or universities since 2009..
Around Campus
2015 March 30 - 12:00 am

A look at campus life at various community and junior colleges

By ccw
Biology students at Arkansas State University-Mountain Home recently removed the dust covers on ten new digital microscopes. The microscopes represent one of the largest collections at any higher education institution in Arkansas, according to a representative of vendor Delta Optical of North Little Rock, Ark.
Faculty News
2015 March 30 - 12:00 am

A listing of faculty activities at various college campuses around the nation

By ccw
Harper-Marinick, executive vice chancellor and provost of Maricopa Community Colleges, has been selected to join the 2015 class of Aspen Institute Ascend Fellows.
Appointments
2015 March 30 - 12:00 am

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

By ccw
data using computer systems. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the job outlook is projected to grow much faster than average. Minicz earned her bachelor of arts in merchandising management from International Academy of Design and Technology in Chicago and a master of arts in healthcare administration from Ashford University in Clinton,.
Educator Honors
2015 March 30 - 12:00 am

A summary listing of colleges receiving institution and individual honors and awards

By ccw
courses. Wake Tech’s developmental program includes integrated reading and writing, math and college success courses.
Grants and Gifts
2015 March 30 - 12:00 am

A summary listing of colleges and institutions receiving grants and gifts

By ccw
$1,000 for tuition, fees and books. “At a time when students are seeking degrees or certifications in STEM studies, the Rockets’ support for HCC students couldn’t have been more timely,” said Mary Williams, first vice president of HCC Foundation Board.
News Briefs
2015 March 30 - 12:00 am

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

By ccw
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California college district says it will continue a consulting deal with two Saudi Arabia technical colleges despite opposition from faculty who object to the Arab government’s record on human rights..

Advocates Say Full Academic Load Is Key to On-Time Graduation

helps students. College students who enroll in 15 credits in their first semester, and 30 credits a year, accumulate mor... Full Story

Next Issue

Click on Cover
to view

NEXT ISSUE

League Leads Effort To Embed Colleges In Public Health Education

Community colleges long ago cemented their place as a central and critical contributor to the country’s health care wo... Full Story