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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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2014 December 23 - 12:00 am

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2014 December 19 - 12:00 am

Looking back at 2014: A Retrospective

All across Tennessee, from Nashville to Memphis, from Knoxville to Chattanooga, community colleges are preparing to welcome the High School Class of 2015 — the first class to qualify for free tui
2014 September 9 - 12:00 am

He’ll Step Down in February After Leading College Through Record Growth

 Robert G. Templin Jr., president of Northern Virginia Community College since 2002, has announced he will retire in February 2015. “My time at NOVA has been the highlight of my caree
2014 September 4 - 12:00 am

Ten Colleges Will Vie for Prestigious Award, $1M Prize

             The Aspen Institute has announced the ten finalists for the prestigious 2015 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence, an
Around the Nation
2014 July 31 - 12:00 am

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

FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — A partnership with the University of New Mexico will enable San Juan College nursing students to graduate with a four-year bachelor’s degree after they get their associate degrees..
Around Campus
2014 July 22 - 12:00 am

A look at campus life at various community and junior colleges

Star College System (Texas) is helping unemployed individuals find new careers by partnering with Texas Workforce Solutions to offer free workforce training.
Featured Faculty
2014 July 22 - 12:00 am

A look at faculty engagement at community and junior colleges

Sheila Matthews, a human services professor at Kellogg Community College (Mich.), has received the 2014 Outstanding Faculty Award from the Michigan Community College Association.
Educator Honors
2014 July 22 - 12:00 am

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

a team event. Seventeen GTCC students and 11 faculty advisors attended the contest in Kansas City, Mo. and competed in 14 different contests including dental assisting, CNC milling, aviation maintenance technology and collision repair technology.

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