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Around Campus
2015 October 26 - 12:00 am

A look at Campus Life at Various Community and Junior Colleges

working as a custodial manager for more than a decade, Lori Arnold was looking for a change. In January 2014, the 36-year-old Deltona resident was among the first nine students to enter Seminole State College of Florida’s Applied Welding Program, which re-launched after a two-year hiatus and $100,000 in renovations to the training lab.
Faculty News
2015 October 26 - 12:00 am

A Summary listing of Faculty activities at colleges around the Nation

The Harris Center for the Arts is hosting the 15th annual exhibition of Folsom Lake College Visual Arts faculty in the Bank of America Gallery. The college’s visual arts faculty includes professional artists with diverse specializations encompassing the spectrum of classes offered, from studio arts, to art history and photography.
Appointments
2015 October 26 - 12:00 am

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

the fifth executive director of the agency. Prior to becoming Shelton State president, Mayfield worked for East Mississippi Community College from 1996 to 2014.
Grants and Gifts
2015 October 26 - 12:00 am

A summary listing of colleges and institutions receiving grants and gifts

College Foundation Board, says the college has always been a special place to him. “MTC itself was a school that seemed like they wanted to help you,” said Jackson, the first person in his family to graduate high school and go to college. “For that reason I said, ‘I’m going to go to Midlands Technical College.
News Briefs
2015 October 26 - 12:00 am

A collection of Higher-ed-related News Summaries from Around the Nation

“That’s the idea, why do we have to do (just) front-end scholarships?” Maiers asked. “Is that some sort of law? What if we just waited until after they graduated with student debt?” Maiers said grant recipients won’t be required to stay in the area for work for a certain length of time, but if they move, they will forfeit portions of their award.
Around Campus
2015 October 8 - 12:00 am

A look at Campus Life at Various Community and Junior Colleges

Jamie Doss, mayor of Rome, Georgia, presented a Literacy Week proclamation to Connie Smith, vice president of Adult Education at Georgia Northwestern Technical College, and spoke to GNTC Adult Education students during International Literacy Day.
Educator Honors
2015 October 8 - 12:00 am

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

of the Criminal Justice Department, started at GRCC as an adjunct instructor in 2003. She joined the faculty full-time in 2006. She is known for developing case studies for her students to discuss in class and for sharing the latest research, resources and best practices.
Top 100 Charts
2015 September 13 - 12:00 am

A Listing of Degrees and Certificates Awarded by two- and Four-Year Colleges During the 2013-14 Academic Year

All Disciplines (Grand Total) 14 All Disciplines, Total Non-Minority 14 All Disciplines, Total Minority 15 All Disciplines, African American 15 All Disciplines, American Indian 16 All Disciplines, Asian American 16 All Disciplines, Hispanic 17...
Around Campus
2015 September 13 - 12:00 am

A look at Campus Life at Various Community and Junior Colleges

Although women make up about 61 percent of enrollees in Tennessee’s community colleges, they account for only 11 percent of students who enter engineering technology programs.
Faculty News
2015 September 13 - 12:00 am

A Summary Listing of Faculty activities at Colleges around the Nation

Forrest Kaatz, director of institutional effectiveness and research and adjunct instructor at Mesalands Community College, (N.M.) recently presented his research on “Mathematical Methods in Cluster Science” at the 2015 International Conference on Mathematical Methods in Science and Engineering in Rota, Spain.
Appointments
2015 September 13 - 12:00 am

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

from Notre Dame’s Law School. He also has received an honorary doctor of humanities from East West University, an honorary doctor of humane letters from Governors State University, and an honorary doctor of public service degree from St. Xavier University.
Educator Honors
2015 September 13 - 12:00 am

A summary Listing of Colleges Receiving Institution and Individual honors and awards

A video commercial produced in-house to promote a new cybersecurity program at Cincinnati State Technical and Community College.
Grants and Gifts
2015 September 13 - 12:00 am

A summary listing of colleges and institutions receiving grants and gifts

Rio Hondo College (Calif.) has secured a five-year U.S. Department of Education grant that will allow it to continue offering its TRIO/Student Support Services program to students who face significant challenges in post-secondary education, including firstgeneration students, low-income students and students with disabilities.
Next Issue
2015 September 6 - 12:00 am

Colleges are Playing A Prominent Role in Efforts to Increase College Completion

The last dozen years have brought enormous enrollment growth of Hispanic students nationwide, and especially at community colleges. The U.S. Department of Education reports that there were 2.3 million Hispanic undergraduate students in public colleges in fall 2013 — 638,000 more than in 2008. Between 2008 and 2015,
Around Campus
2015 August 24 - 12:00 am

A look at Campus Life at Various Community and Junior Colleges

Criminal Justice students recently experienced a largerthan-life piece of equipment that is critical to law enforcement efforts – a helicopter.
Faculty News
2015 August 24 - 12:00 am

A Summary Listing of Faculty Activities at Colleges Around the Nation

the Fall 2015 Semester starts, Trinidad Hernandez, an Intensive English instructor at Houston Community College (Texas), will be absent from class. Instead, he will be in Sri Lanka training local English teachers. The U.S. State Department has selected Hernandez for a 10- month Fellowship project at the National Institute of Education in Sri Lanka.
Appointments
2015 August 24 - 12:00 am

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

to increase student success and completion rates and led the development of a new strategic plan for the institution. Foltin earned his doctorate in business administration from Cleveland State University. He also holds a master’s degree from Cleveland State and a bachelor’s degree from The Ohio State University.
Educator Honors
2015 August 24 - 12:00 am

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

served on the inaugural Board of Directors of the San Jacinto College Foundation before being named executive director of the foundation. She went on to become chief financial officer and transitioned into the role of chancellor in May of 2009.
Money Tree
2015 August 24 - 12:00 am

Financial Literacy Now Part Of Classroom Instruction

“We’re not just about hair, skin and nails,” said Len Melvin, marketing director for Hays Academy of Hair Design, which has operations in Hays and Salina. “Topics we go over include student loans, what kind of loans there are, what their repayment schedule will be — and how to set up a budget around that.

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