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2018 June 26 - 12:00 am

A Summary Listing of Higher-Ed-Related News from Around The Nation

In a break with the Obama administration policy, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos announced in December that some students cheated by the now-defunct schools would only get a part of their federal student loan forgiven.
Around Campus
2018 June 26 - 12:00 am

A Look at Campus Life at Various Community Colleges

around the world to address the immediate and long-term needs of impacted communities. The CCAC students — Victor Yates, of Carrick; Wesley Molton-Greening, of South Park; Kimberly Calderon Quintero, of Scott Township; Zeynep Koc, of Greenfield; and...
Faculty News
2018 June 26 - 12:00 am

A Summary Listing of Faculty Activities at Colleges Around the Nation

and are always putting students first. Attending the conference to receive their medallions is also a great way for them to go to conference sessions that are geared toward teaching and learning. Both were nominated by their colleagues for this opportunity.
Appointments
2018 June 26 - 12:00 am

Higher-Ed Leaders Who Have Been Recently Appointed or Promoted

from Murray State University. She has earned 30 hours beyond her master's degree through completion of graduate level courses in mathematics, computer science and mathematics education from Southern Illinois University, University of Kentucky, Murray State University and Western Kentucky University.
Educator Honors
2018 June 26 - 12:00 am

A Summary Listing of Honors and Awards at Colleges Around the Nation

Mast joined SVC in 2015. His professional interests include a strong focus on equity in higher education, especially as it relates to outcomes assessment and program review, institutional research, inclusive pedagogy, faculty professional development and institutional reform.
Grants and Gifts
2018 June 26 - 12:00 am

A Summary Listing of Grants and Gifts at Colleges Around the Nation

and I am honored to have been able to help at the Pancake Day fundraiser.” The Kiwanis scholarship at CFCC is open to students in any program of study that meet a minimum grade point average requirement. Each year the scholarship is awarded to one first-year student and one second-year student.
Around Campus
2018 March 14 - 12:00 am

A Look at Campus Life at Various Community and Junior Colleges

However, after taking psychology, Petersen switched her focus to that and is currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree in the subject area from Chadron State College. “Eventually, I would like to pursue counseling certifications, but for now, I’m really enjoying what I do,” said Petersen.
Around the Nation
2018 February 12 - 12:00 am

A Summary Listing of Higher-Ed-Related News from Around The Nation

Snyder’s retirement came at a time when the community college system’s enrollment had dropped by 25 percent over three years. The university laid off employees and left positions unfilled in response to the loss of revenue..
Around Campus
2017 November 29 - 12:00 am

A Look at Campus Life at Various Community Colleges

The Central Carolina Community College Dental Programs have begun a new partnership with the East Carolina University School of Dental Medicine’s Community Service Learning Center in Lillington.
Featured Faculty
2017 November 29 - 12:00 am

A Summary Listing of Faculty Activities at Colleges Around the Nation

internationally recognized certification agency and membership society for registered allied health professionals including medical technologists, phlebotomy technicians, medical laboratory assistants, dental assistants, medical assistants and others.
Appointments
2017 November 29 - 12:00 am

Higher-Ed Leaders Who Have Been Recently Appointed or Promoted

director for the college’s Lubbock Center. Prior to coming to SPC, McConic worked as the manager of education and community relations with United Supermarkets, a position he held since 2016. He was responsible for identifying partnership opportunities and building key relationships with independent school districts, community colleges.
Educator Honors
2017 November 29 - 12:00 am

A Summary Listing of Honors and Awards at Colleges Around the Nation

“Faculty assess courses and academic programs in an effort to continuously improve student learning and the overall student experience, while C-GCC staff and administration annually assess departmental goals to improve programs and other support services on campus.
Grants and Gifts
2017 November 29 - 12:00 am

A Summary Listing of Grants and Gifts at Colleges Around the Nation

Initiatives at Community Colleges program. “Montgomery College is honored to have been chosen by the National Endowment for the Humanities for this award,” said DeRionne P. Pollard, president of Montgomery College. “This grant will allow Montgomery College to incorporate the global humanities more thoroughly into its classrooms and programming.
Around Campus
2017 October 24 - 12:00 am

A Look at Campus Life at Various Community Colleges

Harvest Moon Soirée 2016, left to right: Susan Peach, chief executive officer, Sumner Regional Medical Center; Jerry Faulkner, president, Volunteer State Community College; and Karen Mitchell, vice president of Resource Development and executive director of the foundation, Volunteer State Community College.
Faculty News
2017 October 24 - 12:00 am

A Summary Listing of Faculty Activities at Colleges Around the Nation

the field of Southern literature. “I was totally shocked when I found out the book was nominated,” she said. “I didn’t see it coming. It’s such an honor, and it’s so exciting to be nominated. In Southern literature, this award is a big deal.” It was by chance that Seeking Home.
Appointments
2017 October 24 - 12:00 am

Higher-Ed Leaders Who Have Been Recently Appointed or Promoted

new director of marketing and community development. In this role, she’ll provide leadership and supervision for all marketing and communications outreach, and develop initiatives to engage the community in campus life.
Educator Honors
2017 October 24 - 12:00 am

A Summary Listing of Honors and Awards at Colleges Around the Nation

Poultry Science Students: Students who received tuition and book scholarships to participate in the 2+2 Poultry Science Program are, from left, Ethan Waters, Craig Covington, Joseph Wiggins, Aaron Mackey, Terry Stephens, Krista Thompson, Dawson Foshee and Paul Wynn.
Grants and Gifts
2017 October 24 - 12:00 am

A Summary Listing of Grants and Gifts at Colleges Around the Nation

chairman. “We look forward to further developing the educational efforts of MCC related to growing local sustainable food crops to better serve residents throughout the area.” According to MCC President Clint Gabbard, the grant allows the college to continue its mission of providing new career opportunities.
News Briefs
2017 October 24 - 12:00 am

A Summary Listing of Higher-Ed-Related News from Around The Nation

No reason was given why Williamson is leaving. The announcement was sent after business hours. A spokeswoman did not respond to messages and a phone number for board chairman Scott Shook rang unanswered..

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