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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.
Around Campus
2015 December 30 - 12:00 am

A look at Campus Life at Various Community and Junior Colleges

Four Moreno Valley College (Calif) physic students successfully launched and recaptured a weather balloon on Dec. 5. The launch and recapture marked the second successful weather balloon experiment by a Dipen Bhattacharya’s physics class. The first came back in 2013.
Cover Story
2015 December 29 - 12:00 am

Increasing Student Success and Completion Rates Common Thread

“I think what this is showing is that the completion agenda cannot happen overnight. First you have to enroll the students, then you have to keep them and complete them.”.
Around Campus
2015 December 29 - 12:00 am

A look at Campus Life at Various Community and Junior Colleges

Detail recently visited the college, where he spoke with students and also received a recording from HFC students and alumni for his rendition of the holiday song “The First Noel” for his Christmas CD “Detail Presents Noel.” A Detroit native, Detail is no stranger to HFC.
Faculty News
2015 December 29 - 12:00 am

A Summary listing of faculty Activities at colleges Around the Nation

A Camden County College (N.J.) faculty member ranks among the top 20 two-year college instructors in North America and the United Kingdom, according to student ratings entered on the website RateMyProfessors.com. Lester Owens placed 16th on this year’s Highest Rated Junior and Community College Professors list RateMyProfessors.
Appointments
2015 December 29 - 12:00 am

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

After nearly 13 years as chancellor of the Maricopa Community Colleges, Rufus Glasper, Ph.D. is retiring to become president and CEO of the League for Innovation in the Community College.
Educator Honors
2015 December 29 - 12:00 am

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

Among those present for the event were Mr. Keller and his three children — Oscar A. “Buddy” Keller III, Judy Keller Normann and Linda Keller Kelly, along with many of his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. There’s even a greatgreat-grandchild. Elderlene Keller passed away in December 2014.
Grants and Gifts
2015 December 29 - 12:00 am

A summary listing of colleges and institutions receiving grants and gifts

the U.S. Department of Labor. Richland is using funds from the grant to train Texans who require new job skills for immediate employment. Those grant funds support the Veterans-Focused Engineering Technology Project, which helps meet the needs of local veterans and other individuals who seek training to enter or re-enter the local job market.
News Briefs
2015 December 29 - 12:00 am

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

Court documents indicate Quick told investigators that he fantasized about cannibalism, necrophilia and cutting off people’s faces and wearing them as masks. Quick also told authorities that he went online and researched mass stabbings a week before the attack.
News Briefs
2015 December 29 - 12:00 am

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

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — The University of Connecticut plans to offer scholarships to help community college students who transfer to the flagship university complete their bachelor’s degree..
Around Campus
2015 December 2 - 12:00 am

A look at Campus Life at Various Community and Junior Colleges

The Central Carolina Community College (N.C.) Confucius Classroom is hosting a Chinese Art Exhibition featuring original Chinese art and traditional music. The exhibition showcases the original paintings of Feiyan Liu, vice president of Yangtzi Art Academy, and includes an art walk and a brief lecture on Chinese art.
Faculty News
2015 December 2 - 12:00 am

A summary listing of Faculty activities at colleges around the nation

Cambodian ceramist Yary Livan, an adjunct professor of art at Middlesex Community College (Mass.), has been awarded a 2015 National Endowment for the Arts National Heritage Fellowship, the nation’s highest honor in the folk and traditional arts. Trained at the Royal University of Fine Arts in Phnom Penh, Livan now lives in Lowell, Mass.
Appointments
2015 December 2 - 12:00 am

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

at Santa Ana College. Becerra oversees staff that provides programs and services through student activities including the Associated Student Government and the Inter-Club Council, Summer Scholars Transfer Institute, Cross Cultural Center, and annual Commencement Ceremony.
Educator Honors
2015 December 2 - 12:00 am

A summary listing of colleges Receiving institution and individual Honors and awards

alumna of the American School of Correspondence in Illinois, Irbash is slated to graduate with her associate degree in ID in 2016. She tentatively plans to transfer to Wayne State University in Detroit, where she will continue her education. Her ultimate goal is to own her own interior design business.

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