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2015 June 9 - 12:00 am

A summary listing of colleges and institutions receiving grants and gifts

business career and later taught business math and communications at SFCC. Her daughter, Nancy Kennedy, currently a business instructor at SFCC, said her mother had a strong commitment to CCS and inspired others to give. “She often would leave people with a challenge.
2015 June 9 - 12:00 am

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

college campuses. The honorees wee recognized at the “29 Who Shine” awards ceremony at the Massachusetts State House. The students, who were chosen because of their academic achievements and record of student leadership and community service, stand poised to contribute greatly to the civic life and economic well-being of the state.
Around Campus
2015 June 9 - 12:00 am

A look at Campus Life at Various Community and Junior Colleges

Dance students. Twenty-year-old Michelle Nichols choreographed her first major performance, Open Process, featuring 16 dancers moving to the soaring piano and mournful vocals of “A Violent Sky” by Apparat.
Appointments
2015 June 9 - 12:00 am

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

director of Career and Technical Education, along with her current role as Rankin Campus Career and Technical dean. Franklin holds her undergraduate and graduate degrees in business education from Jackson State University. Before coming to Hinds she taught business and computer technology at the Jackson Career Development Center and then worked with.
News Briefs
2015 June 9 - 12:00 am

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

The report also calls out public universities and community colleges statewide for providing “excessive fringe benefits” and lucrative exit deals for top administrators, including a $480,418 severance package to the former Illinois State University president after less than a year on the job.
Around Campus
2015 March 16 - 12:00 am

A look at campus life at various community and junior colleges

American Repertory Ballet performed at The Theatre at Raritan Valley Community College in Branchburg, N.J. The presentation, part of the Theatre’s Major Artists series, featured an evening of ballets inspired by the 20th Century works of Sergei Diaghilev’s revolutionary Ballets Russes.
Appointments
2015 March 16 - 12:00 am

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

Alison Drake recently was named director of the Children’s Learning Center at Prairie State College (Ill.). In that role, she is responsible for managing, leading and supervising all aspects of the CLC in accordance with all applicable licensing, regulatory and accrediting agencies and the PSC Early Childhood Education/Child Development program.
Grants and Gifts
2015 March 16 - 12:00 am

A summary listing of colleges and institutions receiving grants and gifts

Pictured for the check presentation were, from left, Halifax Community College President Ervin V. Griffin Sr.; Jon Anderson, BB&T Roanoke Rapids market president; and Dianne Rhoades, HCC vice president of institutional advancement/executive director of the HCC Foundation Inc.
News Briefs
2015 March 16 - 12:00 am

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

Byrnes, who oversees industrial programs at North Iowa Area Community College, supported similar legislation last session but it failed to advance in the House. Byrnes said he would be open to working out a waiver system through the state Department of Education if law makers.
2015 February 16 - 12:00 am

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

overall quality rating is calculated by weighing the clarity and helpfulness rating, although easiness and rater interest levels also were tabulated. Professors are rated from high to low, and only professors with 30 or more ratings are included, with 5 being the highest rating and 1 being the lowest for each.
2015 February 16 - 12:00 am

A look at campus life at various community and junior colleges

State University- Mountain Home recently received a collection of paintings depicting scenes along the White River, thanks to a donation from Jim and Brenda Dugan, owners of Dally’s Fly Shop in Cotter. The River White Art Collection consists of a suite of 45 original watercolor paintings by Duane Hada, a well-known local artist and angler.
2015 February 16 - 12:00 am

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

Box will oversee a statewide system of 16 colleges. He says the college system’s goal is to help students achieve their dreams and to help supply a college-educated workforce to fill the needs of business and industry in Kentucky..
Faculty News
2015 February 16 - 12:00 am

A spotlight on faculty at various campuses around the nation

“We looked at all of the materials on the market,” said Lynda Vern, Learning Lab director and ACC instructor. “We didn’t like any of it.” So over the course of a year, Vern wrote her own textbook, “Reading and Writing: Preparing for College Success,” which is now used in ACC’s developmental education courses.
2015 February 4 - 12:00 am

a look at faculty activities at colleges around the nation

Entering college for the first time can be a stressful experience for any student. Alvin Community College (Texas) psychology and sociology instructor Jean Raniseski recently published a new textbook for a course that prepares students for college life.
2015 February 4 - 12:00 am

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

Illinois signed off on long-awaited rules to govern the highvolume oil and gas drilling process within its borders last year, and Lincoln Trail College President Kathryn Harris said state officials have approved the school’s petition to start offering the associate degree.
Around Campus
2015 February 4 - 12:00 am

a look at campus life at various community and junior colleges

Four dozen firefighters from across the nation hewed their way through structures with axes and chainsaws as they engaged in advanced training through Rio Hondo College’s (Calif.) annual Regional Truck Academy in Santa Fe Springs. The 88-hour training program provides a mix.
Educator Honors
2015 February 4 - 12:00 am

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

achievement and qualities in leadership. Jensen arrived at the college in May 2013 as its fifth president. He came aboard during one of the college’s most challenging financial crises. By working in partnership with faculty, staff and administration, he led HFC through this difficult financial period.
Grants and Gifts
2015 February 4 - 12:00 am

A summary listing of colleges and institutions receiving grants and gifts

strategies. The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board funds ATX and provides services at state community and technical college districts and campuses in partnership with federally-supported adult education and literacy programs funded by the Texas Workforce Commission.
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