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News Briefs
2016 January 22 - 12:00 am

A summary listing of higher education news from around the nation

“Once they complete their training, EFDAs can perform a number of restorative and preventive procedures. Operating under the supervision of a dentist and as part of the dental team, EFDAs’ impact will be statewide.” said Peter Welnak, president of the dental society.
Cover Story
2015 January 6 - 12:00 am

A survey of 444 Accelerating Opportunity students, administrative data, site visits, site conference calls, and the first and second year college surveys.

A survey of 444 Accelerating Opportunity students was designed to provide information on students and their experiences in the program to supplement information collected through administrative data, site visits, site conference calls, and the first and second year college surveys.
Around Campus
2014 August 20 - 12:00 am

A snapshot of campus activities from around the nation

Responding to a challenge from Union County College (N.J.) Director of Athletics Tammy Smith, the Raritan Valley Community College (N.J.) Athletics Department recently participated in the Chillin’ 4 Charity initiative. It’s is part of national effort, launched by the University of Arizona, to raise funds and awareness for the Kay Yow Cancer Fund.
Faculty News
2014 August 20 - 12:00 am

A look at faculty activities across the country

Wake Technical Community College nursing professor and clinical coordinator Linda Tyler has been selected as one of the Great 100 Nurses of North Carolina for 2014. Tyler was chosen by The Great 100, Inc., an organization recognizing nursing excellence and providing scholarships to students across the state.
Appointments
2014 August 20 - 12:00 am

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

The State University of New York Board of Trustees and Chancellor Nancy L. Zimpher named Alexander N. Cartwright.
Educator Honors
2014 August 20 - 12:00 am

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

The GTCC team, made up of five culinary arts students, claimed the national title in the Baron H. Galand Culinary Knowledge Bowl on July 27. The competition was part of the American Culinary Federation National Convention in Kansas City. Missouri. This is GTCC’s first national win in the competition.
Grants and Gifts
2014 August 20 - 12:00 am

A summary listing of colleges and institutions receiving grants and gifts

The first of the two grant initiatives to be led by the college is The Center for Allied Healthcare Education and Workforce Development, which was awarded $10 million to establish a healthcare clinic and training center in partnership with Urban Health Plan, Inc.
News Briefs
2014 August 20 - 12:00 am

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

In April 2013, MacInnis entered the satellite campus of New River Community College in the New River Valley Mall and shot the women. He was subdued by an offduty security guard and Christiansburg police..
Conferences
2014 August 20 - 12:00 am

A list of higher-re conferences, institutes and workshops

Oct 26-28 NORTH AMERICAN COUNCIL FOR STAFF, PROGRAM, AND ORGANIZATIONAL DEVELOPMENT.
Around Campus
2014 July 15 - 12:00 am
Students from Davidson County Community College (N.C.) experienced first-hand what it is like to live and work in China while on one of five study abroad trips sponsored by the college. During the 12-day trip, the students took classes on Chinese calligraphy, paper cutting and Chinese culture.
Featured Faculty
2014 July 15 - 12:00 am
Lone Star College-Montgomery (Tex.) history Professor Craig Livingston, was recently honored when his latest book was awarded the 2014 Best International Book by the Mormon History Association . Livingston was presented with this distinction at the MHA annual conference.
Appointments
2014 July 15 - 12:00 am
coordinator. After receiving her GED diploma, LeBrun continued her education by earning an associate degree from Meridian Community College in 2004; a bachelor’s degree in elementary education from Mississippi State University-Meridian in 2006; a master’s degree in curriculum and instruction in adult education with emphasis in distance learning at.
Educator Honors
2014 July 15 - 12:00 am
Illinois Valley Community College President Jerry Corcoran, left, is joined by Marquette Academy’s 2014 “Running Start” graduates Carolann Wackerlin, Christian Lovetree, Antoinette White, Paul Jones, Casey Wheatland, Jacob Martini and Marquette Principal Brooke Rick.
Grants and Gifts
2014 July 15 - 12:00 am
Memorial Scholarship Fund, which will provide need-based financial aid to SUNY Broome students. The Broome Community College Foundation — among the top 10 percent of community college foundations in the country — has an important role in accepting and administering the gift.
News Briefs
2014 July 15 - 12:00 am
The private, federally sanctioned agency that certifies colleges in the west for quality announced that it has adopted a new policy that would allow City College of San Francisco to get another two years to show it is.
Around the Nation
2014 April 14 - 12:00 am
A special report issued by the Center for Community College Student Engagement found that while community colleges depend on part-time faculty to teach more than half of their students, colleges typically do not treat part-timers as full partners in promoting student success.

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