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News Briefs
2014 December 22 - 12:00 am

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

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Catanzaro has served as president of Chattanooga State since 1990. In October, the Chattanooga Times Free Press reported that state auditors were investigating Catanzaro after he hired a woman he met on vacation in Barbados to a six-figure job at the school.
Around Campus
2014 December 19 - 12:00 am

Alook at campus life at various community and junior colleges

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Nick Ellison, a student at Cincinnati State Technical and Community College’s Midwest Culinary Institute, will represent Greater Cincinnati in the Chaine des Rotisseur’s Midwest Regional “Young Chef Competition.
Appointments
2014 December 19 - 12:00 am

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

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Vacik has served as president of Colby Community College in Kansas since 2011 and his career at community colleges spans 18 years. Vacik earned an Ed.D. in higher education administration, a master’s degree in history and a bachelor’s degree English, all from the University of Alabama.
Educator Honors
2014 December 19 - 12:00 am

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

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A summary listing of colleges receiving institution and individual honors and awards.
Grants and Gifts
2014 December 19 - 12:00 am

A summary listing of colleges and institutions receiving grants and gifts

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Department of Education. ECCC President Billy Stewart said the college applied for the grant in response to the unemployment rate and the number of dislocated workers in Winston County. The grant will specifically be used to provide training in information technology, healthcare, energy and advanced manufacturing at the Louisville Career Advance ment.
News Briefs
2014 December 19 - 12:00 am

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

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Fifty-five percent of students who started college in 2008 had finished their fouryear degrees six years later, the clearinghouse said. That’s down from 56.1 percent graduation rate for students who started college in 2007..
Fastest Growing
2014 December 19 - 12:00 am

Ranking the Fastest-Growing Community Colleges, 2012-13

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1 Moore Norman Technology Center Okla. 526 1165 639 121.5% 2 Charlotte Technical Center Fla. 276 567 291 105.4% 3 Southwest Technology Center Okla. 58 104 46 79.3% 4 D A Dorsey Educational Center Fla. 81 138 57 70.4% 5 Warren County Career Center Ohio 243 392 149 61.
Around Campus
2014 November 24 - 12:00 am

A look at campus life at various community and junior colleges

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Wallace Community College (Ala.) will host the Second Annual Wallace Community College Science Decathlon on Feb. 20, 2015. This free event allows local schools to showcase their students’ talents with both hands-on events and written tests.
Faculty News
2014 November 24 - 12:00 am

A summary list of select educators in the community college arena

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received the Mel Aytes Faculty Innovation Award from the Missouri Community College Association at its annual convention in Branson, Mo. The award is presented annually in recognition of an innovative project for the classroom or professional development program by a faculty member or group of faculty members.
Appointments
2014 November 24 - 12:00 am

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

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APPOINTMENTS: Higher-ed leaders who have been recently appointed or promoted.
Educator Honors
2014 November 24 - 12:00 am

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

By ccw
Randolph Community College (N.C.) Foundation President Ann Hoover was honored with a Council for Resource Development Benefactor of the Year Award at the organization’s 48th annual conference held at the Hyatt Regency in Washington, D.C. Only six people from across the country were chosen as recipients of the award.
Grants and Gifts
2014 November 24 - 12:00 am

A summary listing of colleges and institutions receiving grants and gifts

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A $9.3 million Ready to Work Partnership Grant awarded to San Jacinto College by the U.S. Department of Labor will provide tuition money to students pursuing associate degrees, college certificates and industry-recognized certifications for highdemand industries like petrochemical.
News Briefs
2014 November 24 - 12:00 am

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

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Prosecutors say the 25-year-old Lacroix obtained stolen credit data for 14,000 account holders. He also hacked into law enforcement computer systems containing sensitive information and hacked the email account of a local police chief..
Around the Nation
2014 November 10 - 12:00 am

High School Graduates Can Get Free Ride at North Dakota Community College

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Williston State College, a two-year school in Williston, announced that graduates of Williams County’s high schools will automatically be eligible for full-ride scholarships, including fees and books purchased at the school’s bookstores. Once enrolled, students will have to maintain a 2.
Around Campus
2014 November 10 - 12:00 am

A snapshot of life on community college campus around the nation

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St. Louis Community College (Mo.) students in Zoe Geist’s introductory biology class participated in a cleanup of a creek behind the South County Education and University Center. The service learning project was completed through a partnership with Missouri Stream Team.
Faculty News
2014 November 10 - 12:00 am
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Marilyn Palatinus, foreign languages program coordinator and an associate professor of Spanish at Pellissippi State Community College (Tenn.), has been named this year’s Jacqueline Elliott Award recipient by the Tennessee Foreign Language Teaching Association.
Appointments
2014 November 10 - 12:00 am

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

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Bryant holds both her bachelor’s degree in history and English and her master’s degree in English from Mississippi University for Women; a master’s degree in business administration from Columbus State University; and an Institute for Management of Lifelong Learning certificate from Harvard University.
Educator Honors
2014 November 10 - 12:00 am

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

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facility. City officials said Manchester’s relationship with NICC has grown closer in large part to Wee’s authenticity and passion for education, noting that the president attends welding program graduation ceremonies to personally congratulate the students on their achievements.
Grants and Gifts
2014 November 10 - 12:00 am

A summary listing of colleges and institutions receiving grants and gifts

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KCC, which has participated annually in United Way fundraising for more than 25 years, this year is raising 20 percent more than in 2013 thanks to the generosity of the scores of employee donors, many of whom give to the United Way via payroll deductions.
News Briefs
2014 November 10 - 12:00 am

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

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CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — A former student at St. Louis Community College’s Meramec campus pleaded guilty to assaulting a female student in a bathroom, a crime that led to criticism of how the response was handled and the ouster of some top officials..

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