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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.
Grants and Gifts
2015 December 2 - 12:00 am

A summary listing of colleges and institutions receiving grants and gifts

Seminole State’s Fire Science Program. “Our goal is to give our students the best possible experience for their education and training, so when they start their careers they are well-prepared. This grant will help us to do that, enhancing our public safety program with new equipment.
News Briefs
2015 December 2 - 12:00 am

A summary listing of higher education news from around the nation

The largest enrollment dip is in the Virginia Community College System’s projection, which anticipates 3 percent growth by 2021 after an anticipated four years of declining enrollment. “Community colleges are notoriously difficult to project, because they ebb and flow with an unpredictable economy,” Blake said.
Student Honors
2015 December 2 - 12:00 am

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

 The El Paso Community College (Texas) women won the National Junior College Athletic Association Region V and Western Junior College Athletic Conference Cross Country Championships in
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2015 November 29 - 12:00 am

Community College Week's Special Report Examines The Events and Trends That Marked 2015

For community colleges and ­higher education, 2015 was a year like no other. From campus violence to presidential candidates promising free college education for all, community colleges were under the microscope
Student Honors
2015 November 5 - 12:00 am

Atlanta Celebrates Photography Month to showcase and celebrate the work of the next generation of photographers

 Dionne Wimberly, a design and media technology student at Atlanta Technical College (Ga.) won Best of Show at the third annual ATC Student Photography Show for her piece “Loud S
Cover Story
2015 November 4 - 12:00 am

Preparing more professionals to meet the need to reduce vulnerabilities in the nation’s computer networks.

The National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) have designated community colleges across the country as National Centers of Academic Excellence (CAE) in Information Assurance or Cyber Defense. The designation is based on updated academic criteria for cybersecurity education.
Grants and Gifts
2015 November 4 - 12:00 am

A summary listing of colleges and institutions receiving grants and gifts

research projects have involved tracking black bears and using DNA to identify male and female red-tailed hawks. The NSF grants that have been awarded to FLCC represent a substantial investment from the federal government. The President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology challenges U.
Educator Honors
2015 October 26 - 12:00 am

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

that Laudate served faithfully. “She was at every meeting, and was a strong contributor in the committee process and the board process. When she had something to say, we all listened to her because we knew it was coming from her heart and it was well thought out,” said.
Next Issue
2015 October 12 - 12:00 am

Many Rural Community Colleges are Looking at How to Respond to Horrific Shooting Events

When a gunman walked into a classroom at Umpqua Community College and opened fire, killing nine people in cold blood, he shattered more than lives and more than the tranquility of the campus in Rosebu
2015 June 26 - 12:00 am

A summary listing of colleges and institutions receiving grants and gifts

Amy Rouze, investors bank branch manager, left, and Linda Martin, senior market manager for Investors Bank, center, present Mercer County Community College President Patricia C. Donohue with a check that will help the college expand on its Trenton campus.
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.

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