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Around the Nation
2017 February 20 - 12:00 am

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

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Costs are mounting for community colleges in Spokane and Tacoma that are testing a new $100 million computer system designed to improve record keeping at Washington’s network of 34 schools..
Appointments
2017 February 20 - 12:00 am

Higher-ed leaders who have been recently appointed or promoted

The Massachusetts Board of Higher Education unanimously approved Laura L. Douglas.
Grants and Gifts
2017 February 20 - 12:00 am

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

The first $750 scholarship was awarded spring semester 2017 to John Stevens, who is a Poultry Science major. Stevens grew up on an Alabama poultry farm in Dale County, so his decision to major in poultry production was instilled from his family background.
Around the Nation
2017 January 24 - 12:00 am

A summary of higher education news from around the nation

Lawmakers and education officials were stunned in 2015 when the Higher Learning Commission unveiled new educational requirements for instructors who teach the dual credit classes. Those include requiring teachers to earn 18 credit hours in master’s-level courses in the subject they plan to teach.
Faculty News
2017 January 24 - 12:00 am

Looking Back At 2015: Faculty Lounge Photo Retrospective

Taylour Marshall examines a rock during a class taught by Carla Long at National Park Community College PCC last spring..
Appointments
2017 January 24 - 12:00 am
overseeing the campus and representing the college in western Adams, Broomfield, and north Jefferson counties. Before coming to FRCC, Pellish worked for 10 years in high-tech industries as a software engineer.
Educator Honors
2017 January 24 - 12:00 am
significant contribution to CASE through her leadership, advocacy and commitment to enhance the engagement with and relevance of CASE to community colleges in our District,” said Mark Koenig, chair, CASE District VIII board. “Lisa has been very, very active with our community college activities.
Around the Nation
2017 January 5 - 12:00 am
Justin Shaddick, an assistant principal at Scottsbluff High School, said the Grow Our Own Teacher program is being prepared because Scottsbluff struggles to retain teachers. Teachers from around the state often are recruited to Scottsbluff but stay only two or three years because they don’t have ties to the area, he said.
Around Campus
2017 January 5 - 12:00 am

A look at Campus Life at Various Community Colleges

TRIO of Success Club, a Student Support Services organization at Gadsden State Community College (Ala.), spearheaded a drive to benefit Samaritan’s Purse International’s Operation Christmas Child. The project uses gift-filled shoeboxes to demonstrate God’s love in a tangible way to children in need around the world.
Faculty News
2017 January 5 - 12:00 am

A Summary Listing of Faculty Activities at Colleges Around the Nation

Cleveland State Community College’s Bridging Cultures Faculty Learning Community and the International Education Committee recently partnered to bring Kasar Abdulla to campus. Abdulla spoke to faculty, staff, and students about her experiences as a refugee during the First Gulf War and issues surrounding refugees in the state of Tennessee.
Educator Honors
2017 January 5 - 12:00 am

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

Katrina Caluza and Harris Salim placed sixth in Parliamentary Debate. Salim also earned first place in Extemporaneous Speaking and first place in Impromptu Speaking; Mojeri Coker, second place in Program of Oral Interpretation; Liz Fritz and Gabbi...
Grants and Gifts
2017 January 5 - 12:00 am

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

grant will fund programs that prepare area residents for jobs in industries that have traditionally relied on the H-1B visa program, which allow employers to fill workforce needs by temporarily hiring foreign workers in occupations requiring a specialized knowledge or skill, typ-.
Conferences
2017 January 5 - 12:00 am

Upcoming Higher Education Conferences

March 27 - 29, 2017 National Council for Marketing & Public Relations Annual Conference.
Around Campus
2016 November 24 - 12:00 am
The MPCC Rodeo Team is leading the region in the men’s team standings and is fifth in the women’s team standings. Pictured back row, left to right are: Lane Kennedy, Riley Weehler, Rhett O’Connor, J.W. Schroder, Hunter Baker, Shane Weber, Kaleb Fritz, Tyler Murray, Rowdy Moon, Chandler Comfort, and Tanner Freeman.
Faculty News
2016 November 24 - 12:00 am
Towe said that the species of tree was also chosen because it is known for its healing properties with the heart and the brain. “Shannen kept our brains sharp with knowledge, and she helped to heal a lot of our hearts,” said Towe.
Grants and Gifts
2016 November 24 - 12:00 am
Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) President Rob Denson talks about the gift of seven former Maytag buildings. Reza Kargarzadeh (center), president and founder of Engineered Plastic Components, Inc. donated the property. At left is Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad.
Around Campus
2016 November 2 - 12:00 am

A summary listing of happenings and events on community college campuses

Center. “Having the GM Training Center here on our Ashland campus has been a great partnership for Mass- Bay,” said Mass- Bay Automotive Director George Panagiotou. “By providing the highest quality technical education possible for the local dealerships, we’ve.
Appointments
2016 November 2 - 12:00 am

Higher-Ed Leaders Who Have Been Recently Appointed or Promoted

career with Ivy Tech as an adjunct professor of general education in 2009. In 2011, she became assistant professor and chair of the regional criminal justice program. Prior to Ivy Tech, Mote practiced criminal law as a deputy prosecuting attorney in Marion, Jackson, and Jefferson counties.

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