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Featured Faculty
2014 September 16 - 12:00 am

Faculty focus, faculty activities, faculty showcase

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Stacey Brown, Florida South- Western State College professor and Human Services Program director, has been credentialed as an approved clinical supervisor from the Center for Credentialing and Education. Brown will hold this credential through 2019.
Appointments
2014 September 16 - 12:00 am

Higher-ed leaders who have been recently appointed or promoted

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all academic, student conduct, and support programming. In his new position, Montague will be responsible for recruitment, admissions and registration, orientation, student records, as well as student development and activities for WCC. He holds a Ph.D. in higher, adult, and lifelong education from Michigan State University.
Educator Honors
2014 September 16 - 12:00 am

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

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Wanda Dantzler, chair of Cincinnati State’s surgical tech program, right, and Katherine Wolfer, a faculty member with the program, left, pose with the NBST- SA Certificate of Merit in the reception area of the college’s Division of Health and Public Safety.
Grants and Gifts
2014 September 16 - 12:00 am

A summary listing of colleges and institutions receiving grants and gifts

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to keep nursing education cutting edge while also satisfying recent state legislation that permits an increase in the total clinical training that can be achieved through simulation, from 25 to 50 percent. The FSW School of Health Professions offers two bachelor’s degrees, 11 associate degrees and six certificate programs.
News Briefs
2014 September 16 - 12:00 am

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

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Gavan had served on the 11-member board since 2008 and as its chair since November 2012. His resignation came after an independent investigation determined he and two other board members had a conflict of interest with the engineering firm hired for renovation work on campus.
Cover Story
2014 September 7 - 12:00 am

Eleven community colleges in five states are working with Western Governors University to develop competency based education programs

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education programs. All of the pilots are in information technology and most start with certificates that lead to a degree. Here is a snapshot of the participating colleges. *Note that two of the colleges are branches of Ivy Tech Community College..
Around Campus
2014 September 7 - 12:00 am

A snapshot of Campus Activities from around the nation

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Parry, en garde and riposte are just some of the things students will learn about in the upcoming fencing class offered at Alvin Community College (Texas). The college is providing the course for the first time starting in September. The course will be taught by John Trojanowski, a certified fencing referee.
Faculty News
2014 September 7 - 12:00 am

A summary of Faculty Activities from around the nation

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Epperson, professor in sociology at St. Louis Community College-Meramec (Mo.), participated in the sixth annual Summer Institute for Faculty’s “Teaching Peace in the 21st Century” at the University of Notre Dame.
Appointments
2014 September 7 - 12:00 am

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

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executive director of Indiana Education Roundtable. He also served as senior adviser for the Center of Excellence in Leadership of Learning and a consultant for Complete College America. Clark earned his bachelor of arts in education, master of arts in american history and doctorate in american history from Purdue University.
Educator Honors
2014 September 7 - 12:00 am

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

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25-year history of OTC, gets things done.” The article highlighted Higdon’s focus on workforce training and online offerings as well as his expansion of allied health programs. The article praises Higdon for boosting OTC’s significance with area employers and increasing the college’s enrollment by 44 percent since his arrival.
News Briefs
2014 September 7 - 12:00 am

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

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College attorney Jeff Silvyn says giving money to victims who didn’t file timely claims is equivalent to an illegal gift of public funds. School officials previously acknowledged that harassment did occur and told accreditors it would help the victims.

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