CC Week - News http://ccweek.com/articles.sec-1-1-news.html Sat, 17 Nov 18 00:00:00 -0600 en hourly 1 Faculty Lounge - A Summary Listing of Faculty Activities at Colleges Around the Nation http://ccweek.com/article-5945-faculty-lounge.html Faculty Lounge - A Summary Listing of Faculty Activities at Colleges Around the Nation
Henry Steve Womack (right) has been named Central Carolina Community College Adjunct of the Year. He is pictured with Carl Bryan, CCCC Health & Fitness Science Program Director. Womack currently teaches in the Health & Fitness Science curriculum, providing instruction in prevention and care of athletic injuries....]]>
Around Campus - A Look at Campus Life at Various Community and Junior Colleges http://ccweek.com/article-5946-around-campus.html Around Campus - A Look at Campus Life at Various Community and Junior Colleges
education just became more accessible for a group of students in Liberia. The computer lab at Nimba County Community College now has 21 new computers, including 14 Dell laptops that once belonged to Mid- Plains Community College in North Platte, Nebraska....]]>
Grants & Gifts - A Summary Listing of Grants and Gifts at Colleges Around the Nation http://ccweek.com/article-5947-grants-gifts.html Grants & Gifts - A Summary Listing of Grants and Gifts at Colleges Around the Nation
needs, it is essential for nurses to work collaboratively with other members of the healthcare team,” Fontenot said. “Instituting an interprofessional simulation will teach nursing students the critical skill of communication and teamwork with other members of the healthcare team....]]>
Honors & Awards - A Summary Listing of Honors and Awards at Colleges Around the Nation http://ccweek.com/article-5948-honors-awards.html Honors & Awards - A Summary Listing of Honors and Awards at Colleges Around the Nation
For the next 25 years, she worked as a medical lab technician at medical centers, clinics and doctor’s offices. She currently works for Hematology and Oncology Associates of Alabama in Gadsden. With the seed to pursue nursing already planted, she saw a Facebook advertisement about the Nights Online Weekends Program at Gadsden State Cherokee....]]>
Professional Notes - Higher-Ed Leaders Who Have Been Recently Appointed or Promoted http://ccweek.com/article-5949-professional-notes.html Professional Notes - Higher-Ed Leaders Who Have Been Recently Appointed or Promoted
serves the Leadership Council of the Open Society Institute-Baltimore and is a board member of the Maryland SPCA, Georgetown University Hoya Hoop Club, and the SEED School of Maryland. She holds a B.A. in Government from Georgetown University and an M.S.W....]]>
News Briefs - A Summary Listing of Higher-Ed-Related News from Around The Nation http://ccweek.com/article-5899-news-briefs.html News Briefs - A Summary Listing of Higher-Ed-Related News from Around The Nation
In a break with the Obama administration policy, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos announced in December that some students cheated by the now-defunct schools would only get a part of their federal student loan forgiven....]]>
First in Class - Fox Valley Tops Rankings Among Nursing Grads http://ccweek.com/article-5831-first-in-class.html First in Class - Fox Valley Tops Rankings Among Nursing Grads
 It was back in 2012 that Fox Valley Technical College asked residents of its service area to approve a huge bond measure to update the college’s facilities. Such ballot measures frequently ...]]>
Same Old Same Old - The News Cycle Churns Fast and Furious http://ccweek.com/blog-5807-same-old-same-old.html Same Old Same Old - The News Cycle Churns Fast and Furious
As I scan the news from near and far, from within the various colleges that employ me part-time and from beyond their walls, fabricated as they are either from the so-called brick-and-mortar or fro...]]>
In Memoriam - Suanne Roueche Dies at 75 http://ccweek.com/article-5780-in-memoriam.html In Memoriam - Suanne Roueche Dies at 75
       Suanne Roueche, a teacher, scholar, author and philanthropist who led the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD) for two decades, di...]]>
Starving Adjuncts and Overstuffed Administrations http://ccweek.com/blog-5778-starving-adjuncts-and-overstuffed-administrations.html Starving Adjuncts and Overstuffed Administrations
 The penultimate month of the first full year of a new American presidency is about to end, and a new year is chomping at the temporal bit. The President has given thanks to God for our freedo...]]>
Rising Populism or Merely Growing Frustration? http://ccweek.com/blog-5740-rising-populism-or-merely-growing-frustration.html Rising Populism or Merely Growing Frustration?
I am always seeking—indeed, seeing—connections.  Today, early in October, as I peruse the news from nearby and far away, I wonder who and what might be linked to whom and what else. ...]]>
Integrating Innovation http://ccweek.com/blog-5733-integrating-innovation.html Integrating Innovation
 It’s hot. It’s really hot. Indoors at home here in California, where I do much of my work for four different institutions—next week, it will be five—it is 87 degrees in the “coolest�...]]>
Miss. Considers New HS Graduation Requirements - Rules Aimed at Boosting College, Workforce Readiness http://ccweek.com/article-5715-miss-considers-new-hs-graduation-requirements.html Miss. Considers New HS Graduation Requirements - Rules Aimed at Boosting College, Workforce Readiness
The state Board of Education has proposed new graduation requirements for freshmen starting in the 2018-19 academic year that would let Mississippi’s high school students earn academic or career and technical endorsements along with their traditional diplomas....]]>
Professional Notes - Higher-Ed Leaders Who Have Been Recently Appointed or Promoted http://ccweek.com/article-5716-professional-notes.html Professional Notes - Higher-Ed Leaders Who Have Been Recently Appointed or Promoted
In this role, Grant is responsible for leading and administering all aspects of the division, including the design, delivery, staffing, administrative support, and supervision of all division academic programs. Grant earned a B.A. in international relations and business administration from the University of San Diego and an M....]]>
Index to news around the nation http://ccweek.com/article-5638-index-to-news-around-the-nation.html Index to news around the nation
Far more low-income students are qualified to attend the nation’s most selective colleges and universities than they enroll, despite the fact that most have budget surpluses they could use to subsidize the neediest applicants, a new study contends. Page 10....]]>
CC-MVP Is Key to Cultural Transformation and Student Success http://ccweek.com/article-5608-cc-mvp-is-key-to-cultural-transformation-and-student-success.html CC-MVP Is Key to Cultural Transformation and Student Success
The challenges community colleges face as the only postsecondary institutions that promise to educate everyone who appears at their door are also an opportunity for a cultural transformation which abhors socioeconomic student achievement gaps....]]>
College’s Theater Students Take Show on the Road - Shadow Puppet Show Aimed at Youngest Students http://ccweek.com/article-5444-college%25E2%2580%2599s-theater-students-take-show-on-the-road.html College’s Theater Students Take Show on the Road - Shadow Puppet Show Aimed at Youngest Students
Ivey wrote the script, adapting a traditional Mexican folktale. Student Isaac Newton wrote all the songs and musical interludes. Four of the students speak both Spanish and English and worked through the script to see which language would best serve which scenes....]]>
28th annual Southwest Seminar For Great Teaching: Educators Empowering Educators http://ccweek.com/article-5258-28th-annual-southwest-seminar-for-great-teaching-educators-empowering-educators.html 28th annual Southwest Seminar For Great Teaching: Educators Empowering Educators
The Southwest Seminar for Great Teaching is based on the premise that college faculty are a rich resource that needs to be tapped via a format which encourages learning from each other. The seminar takes a participant-centered focus that encourages attendees to reflect upon their experiences and contribute to the topic at hand....]]>
2017 Convention Overview http://ccweek.com/article-5259-2017-convention-overview.html 2017 Convention Overview
The AACC annual meeting is among the largest and most dynamic gatherings of educational leaders, attracting over 2,000 community college presidents and senior administrators, as well as international educators, representatives of business/industry and federal agencies....]]>
7th Annual Stemtech Conference http://ccweek.com/article-5260-7th-annual-stemtech-conference.html 7th Annual Stemtech Conference
The League’s STEMtech Conference brings you the best of STEM, analytics, big data, advanced technology, and learning management architecture. Join colleagues at this international convening to share and explore research, best practices, and new ideas.....]]>
19th Annual Innovations Conference http://ccweek.com/article-5267-19th-annual-innovations-conference.html 19th Annual Innovations Conference
Innovations 2017 is the premier event for professionals dedicated to improving organizational teaching and learning, and discovering new approaches for enhancing the community college experience....]]>
National Academic Advising Association 40th Annual Conference http://ccweek.com/article-5269-national-academic-advising-association-40th-annual-conference.html National Academic Advising Association 40th Annual Conference
Students’ academic, personal, and career success has never been as important in higher education as it is today. Student persistence to completion has become a component of strategic planning goals at institutions across the globe....]]>
Network 2016 Annual Distance Learning Conference http://ccweek.com/article-5270-network-2016-annual-distance-learning-conference.html Network 2016 Annual Distance Learning Conference
“Network 2016: Drive Innovation in Higher Education – Answer the Call”, the National University Technology Network’s (NUTN) annual distance learning conference, will bring innovative and emerging leaders together within one of the world's most......]]>
2016 Annual Conference http://ccweek.com/article-5271-2016-annual-conference.html 2016 Annual Conference
This annual event attracts more than 150 community college administrators, faculty and trustees from all over the U.S. and Canada. Those attending are the decision-makers and leaders of their respective institutions....]]>
Honors & Awards http://ccweek.com/article-5241-honors-awards.html Honors & Awards
career.” After earning her GED at CSCC, she later entered Eastern University in St. David’s, Pennsylvania, where she graduated with honors in a bachelor of arts degree in economic development and then went to Chicago for additional training at the Center for New Community....]]>
Overcoming Long Odds - College-Produced Film Documents Students’ Academic Journeys http://ccweek.com/article-5209-overcoming-long-odds.html Overcoming Long Odds - College-Produced Film Documents Students’ Academic Journeys
 So moved was one community college instructor after viewing the film “No Greater Odds” that she made a life decision on the spot.          &n...]]>
Homeless Student Booted from Fla. Campus - Army Veteran Banned for Ragged Appearance http://ccweek.com/article-5172-homeless-student-booted-from-fla-campus.html Homeless Student Booted from Fla. Campus - Army Veteran Banned for Ragged Appearance
In the report, Officer David Housel says that when Hernandez was asked whether he needed help, “he became agitated” and initially refused to show his student identification. Housel wrote that he also was concerned about Hernandez’s “partially concealed” knife....]]>
New College Lab Extends Reach of Joliet Junior College - High-Tech Lab Allows Fabrication for Engineering Architecture Students http://ccweek.com/article-5173-new-college-lab-extends-reach-of-joliet-junior-college.html New College Lab Extends Reach of Joliet Junior College - High-Tech Lab Allows Fabrication for Engineering Architecture Students
Mark said the laser cutter can be a cool device when people figure out how to use it and make designs with it. He showed a business card holder made out of plywood, and the laser cutter put surface cuts into the material to make it more flexible.....]]>
Mo. Lawmakers Mulling More Guns on Campus - Proposals Draw Opposition from College Administrators http://ccweek.com/article-5124-mo-lawmakers-mulling-more-guns-on-campus.html Mo. Lawmakers Mulling More Guns on Campus - Proposals Draw Opposition from College Administrators
The bills are among several introduced this year by state Republican lawmakers, who have argued that students should be allowed to carry firearms for selfdefense and that armed, lawabiding citizens with proper training can save lives during attempted mass shootings....]]>
Some Wyo. Community Colleges Bracing for Bust - Depressed Oil Prices Draining State Coffers and Tax Revenue http://ccweek.com/article-4914-some-wyo-community-colleges-bracing-for-bust.html Some Wyo. Community Colleges Bracing for Bust - Depressed Oil Prices Draining State Coffers and Tax Revenue
“I think they are all cautiously aware that their local revenue will almost certainly decline, and there is a very good chance that state revenue will as well,” Matt Petri, deputy director and chief financial officer for the Wyoming Community College Commission, said....]]>