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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..
Around the Nation
2017 August 13 - 12:00 am

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

The second-floor space would be converted into 19 classrooms so the district could hold Life Academy and Career Academy courses there. Those courses now are spread out at all three high schools, Wester Iowa Tech Community College and the Ho-Chunk Centre downtown.
Educator Honors
2017 August 13 - 12:00 am

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

Deputy Director Tisha Hyter said Estes is “truly an inspiration” who has “engaged Iowans at an unprecedented level.
Grants and Gifts
2017 August 13 - 12:00 am

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

educational goals, obtain certificates and degrees at CCD, and get workplace skills training to help them qualify for jobs in the fields of healthcare (hands-on and administrative), advanced manufacturing, information technology, graphic design, architecture, and others.
Conferences
2017 August 13 - 12:00 am

ACCT

Enterprises; Lonnie Johnson, president and founder of Johnson Research and Development Co., Inc; Michael Brown, president of Barrick Gold USA; Carol D’Amico, executive vice president for mission advancement and philanthropy at Strada Education...
Conferences
2017 August 13 - 12:00 am
The Executive Leadership Institute (ELI) provides the opportunity for potential community college presidents or those in transition, to analyze their abilities, reflect on their interests, refine their skills, and engage in leadership discussions with an unparalleled faculty of community college leaders from across North America.
Conferences
2017 August 13 - 12:00 am
League for Innovation in the Community College is pleased to announce that the 2018 Innovations Conference will be held March 18-21, in National Harbor, Maryland (just 8 miles south of Washington D.C.). All conference events will take place at the Gaylord National Resort & Conference Center.
Conferences
2017 August 13 - 12:00 am

EPCC

The Southwest Seminar for Great Teaching is unique and unlike most teaching conferences. This seminar is based on the premise that college faculty are a rich resource that needs to be tapped via a format which encourages learning from each other.
Around the Nation
2017 July 21 - 12:00 am

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

Walter says she was shocked to learn her contract was in jeopardy. Her contract was last renewed in 2014 amid a no-confidence vote from the union representing faculty and staff..
Around Campus
2017 July 21 - 12:00 am

A Look at Campus Life at Various Community and Junior Colleges

their area of study and, more importantly, a cross-cultural perspective” The Study Abroad program is a yearly opportunity for students to travel to foreign destinations as part of their educational experience.
Faculty News
2017 July 21 - 12:00 am

A Summary Listing of Faculty Activities at Colleges Around the Nation

“I was well aware that a project of this scale was unprecedented and would present many challenges.” Several months after Mayo’s meeting, a four-member delegation from Wuxi toured PCC as they gathered information on the American educational system. Mayo said that several U.
Appointments
2017 July 21 - 12:00 am

Higher-Ed Leaders Who Have Been Recently Appointed or Promoted

Prior to joining FSW, she served as director of the Frances Pew Hayes Center for Lifelong Learning at Hodges University and Care Manager for My Care Manager. In both positions, she was successful advancing the lives of members and developing relations with community leaders.

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