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Around Campus
2016 February 29 - 12:00 am

A look at Campus Life at Various Community and Junior Colleges

Aquila Theatre brings to life an all new production of William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet to the Macomb Center of the Performing Arts. (Mich.) Recognized world-wide as one of theater’s most iconic couples, Romeo and Juliet are the very archetype of tragic young lovers.
Faculty News
2016 February 29 - 12:00 am

A Summary Listing of Faculty Activities at Colleges Around the Nation

From jazz and pop to the classics, there will be something for everyone as the faculty members combine their unique and diverse talents to bring a varied array of music to this performance.
Appointments
2016 February 29 - 12:00 am

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

CFO/vice president of business and finance. Prior to joining A-B Tech, he was vice president for operations and vice president for business and finance at Emory & Henry College. He also he held CFO positions at Pfeiffer University, Montreat College and McDowell Technical Community College.
Grants and Gifts
2016 February 29 - 12:00 am

A summary listing of colleges and institutions receiving grants and gifts

From left: Barry Bogle, director of the EPCC Law Enforcement Training Academy; college President William Serrata; Jeremy Hansen, safety service training consultant at Texas Mutual; Woody Hill, vice president of safety services at Texas Mutual; and Art Fierro, chair of the college’s Board of Trustees.
News Briefs
2016 February 29 - 12:00 am

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

Texarkana College was facing a more than $3 million shortfall when Perot in 2012 donated $1 million and pledged $4 million more. School officials say Perot’s support helped spark a $22 million fundraising effort..
Around Campus
2016 February 19 - 12:00 am

A look at Campus Life at Various Community and Junior Colleges

A boy whose wish list included something most people take for granted — a hand. Theodore Triplett, program coordinator of engineering design technology at Mountwest Community & Technical College, (W.Va.) and his students presented Cooper, a six-year-old boy born without a left hand, with an artificial one that they developed using a 3D printer.
Faculty News
2016 February 19 - 12:00 am

A Summary Listing of Faculty Activities at Colleges Around the Nation

Charles McGill, professor of art at Borough of Manhattan Community College (N.Y.), recently won a $25,000 Painters & Sculptors Grant from the Joan Mitchell Foundation for his work made from deconstructed golf bags.
Appointments
2016 February 19 - 12:00 am

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

served as the director of institutional effectiveness at asu-newport. Before coming to ASU- Newport in May 2014, Ayers past professional experience included serving as the vice president of learning and assessment consultant at South Arkansas...
Educator Honors
2016 February 19 - 12:00 am

A summary Listing of Colleges Receiving Institution and Individual Honors and Awards

and Charlie Barnhill, tuba. The all-state choir members are Illeia Beck, soprano; Jenna Fite, soprano; Juan Rivera, baritone; and Marcos Valdez, bass. Each student earned their spot competing against nearly 60 other two-year college students from across the state during regional auditions.
Grants and Gifts
2016 February 19 - 12:00 am

A summary listing of colleges and institutions receiving grants and gifts

Cherokee and Auburn University are partnering to offer a 2+2 program that allows students to complete their freshman and sophomore years at Gadsden State before transferring to Auburn University for the junior and senior years. After going through the program, students will graduate with.
News Briefs
2016 February 19 - 12:00 am

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

“Every year we continue to look at what additional housing we have, what’s our capacity and where do we want to be,” Kinney said. “We probably turned a number of students away this last year just because we don’t have housing.”.
Around Campus
2016 February 5 - 12:00 am

A look at Campus Life at Various Community and Junior Colleges

Mercer County Community College (N.J.) President Jianping Wang (left) accepts the contribution of an original creation from artist Robert Giovannetti of Bucks County, Pa., who specializes in aviation art.
Faculty News
2016 February 5 - 12:00 am

A Summary Listing of Faculty Activities at Colleges Around the Nation

Chambers, fulltime instructor and program chair for Portland Community College’s (Ore.) Medical Assisting Program, has won the American Association of Medical Assistants 2015 Golden Apple Award, which is its educator-ofthe-year honor. Chambers was presented with the award in front of 700 medical assisting colleagues from across the nation last month.
Appointments
2016 February 5 - 12:00 am

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

named the college’s Charlotte Campus president and vice president for economic and community development for Florida Southwestern. He succeeds Pat Land, will is retiring from FSW in March. Jeff Stewart, VP Research, Technology and Accountability, will serve as interim provost/vp academic affairs.
Educator Honors
2016 February 5 - 12:00 am

A summary Listing of Colleges Receiving Institution and Individual Honors and Awards

Middlesex Community College was recognized as an exemplary college committed to diversity by Minority Access Inc. Shown here, from left: Minority Access Inc. President Andrea D. Mickle; Darcy Orellana, MCC assistant director of human resources/affirmative action officer; and college President James C.
Grants and Gifts
2016 February 5 - 12:00 am

A summary listing of colleges and institutions receiving grants and gifts

is thankful for the generosity of our donors and is excited about the impact this gift will have on our students and programs,” said Oakton Executive Director of Development Mary Knight. “Gifts to the Oakton Educational Foundation are vital to student success and transform many lives of those living in our community.
News Briefs
2016 February 5 - 12:00 am

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

The Strategic Workforce Development Grant covers tuition at Georgia’s technical colleges for students pursuing jobs that employers often struggle to fill. The 11 topics already covered include commercial truck driving, early childhood care and welding.
Faculty News
2016 January 22 - 12:00 am

LOOKING BACK AT 2015: FACULTY LOUNGE PHOTO RETROSPECTIVE

Martinelli pose with organic chemistry Professor Robert Rossi. Rossi, the first instructor at the college to “flip” his classroom, was asked to lead a National Science Foundation grant workshop in Denver last summer and again this coming summer in Washington, D.
Appointments
2016 January 22 - 12:00 am

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

leadership he will provide,” said Johnette McKown, chair of TACC Board of Directors and president of McLennan Community College. “He is a collaborative leader, skilled at building strong alliances with external partners, funders, and key individuals and stakeholder groups.
Educator Honors
2016 January 22 - 12:00 am

A summary Listing of Colleges Receiving Institution and Individual Honors and Awards

It was a long time coming for the 52-year-old Robin. After graduating from high school in 1982, she attended Gadsden State for a semester but soon got married, had children and entered the workforce. She currently works as the office manager at Antonelli’s Rehab South.

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