CC Week - Next Issue http://ccweek.com/articles.sec-21-1-next-issue.html Mon, 19 Nov 18 00:00:00 -0600 en hourly 1 Navigating The Future - League Leads Effort To Embed Colleges In Public Health Education http://ccweek.com/article-5105-navigating-the-future.html Navigating The Future - League Leads Effort To Embed Colleges In Public Health Education
Community colleges long ago cemented their place as a central and critical contributor to the country’s health care workforce....]]>
Reverse Transfer Programs - A Look at Efforts to Confer Associate Degrees to Transfer Students En Route to the Baccalaureate Degree http://ccweek.com/article-4869-reverse-transfer-programs.html Reverse Transfer Programs - A Look at Efforts to Confer Associate Degrees to Transfer Students En Route to the Baccalaureate Degree
Reverse transfer policies and programs are spreading across the country as colleges and policymaker look for ways to boost graduation rates and educational attainment. According to the Office of Commu...]]>
LEAGUE Welcomes New Leader - Glasper Takes Reins as Head of League for Innovation http://ccweek.com/article-4843-league-welcomes-new-leader.html LEAGUE Welcomes New Leader - Glasper Takes Reins as Head of League for Innovation

Former Maricopa Chancellor Rufus Glasper hopes to showcase local educational initiatives on a national stage. Rufus Glasper, by his own admission, is a non-traditional CEO. He rose not through the ranks of academia, but through the  busi...

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COMING OCT. 12: A Difficult Spot for Community Colleges - Many Rural Community Colleges are Looking at How to Respond to Horrific Shooting Events http://ccweek.com/article-4809-coming-oct-12-a-difficult-spot-for-community-colleges.html COMING OCT. 12: A Difficult Spot for Community Colleges - 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...]]>
COMING SEPT. 28: A Stormy Recovery - Typhoon-Ravaged South Pacific College to Train New Workers http://ccweek.com/article-4789-coming-sept-28-a-stormy-recovery.html COMING SEPT. 28: A Stormy Recovery - Typhoon-Ravaged South Pacific College to Train New Workers
Northern Marianas College opened its doors to students in late September, and that in itself as something of a minor miracle....]]>
Coming Sept. 14: HISPANIC FOCUS - Colleges are Playing A Prominent Role in Efforts to Increase College Completion http://ccweek.com/article-4710-coming-sept-14-hispanic-focus.html Coming Sept. 14: HISPANIC FOCUS - 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,...]]>
Coming August 31: Top 100 Associate Degree Producers Issue - A Deeper Dive Into the Top 100 Data Reveals Some Important Long-Term Trends http://ccweek.com/article-4708-coming-august-31-top-100-associate-degree-producers-issue.html Coming August 31: Top 100 Associate Degree Producers Issue - A Deeper Dive Into the Top 100 Data Reveals Some Important Long-Term Trends
Each year, Community College Week’s Top 100 report is one of our most popular issues. Though our listings are purely quantitative, colleges like to see where they rank. The lists can be presented to...]]>
AUGUST 17: Academic Kickoff 2015-16 - Politicians and Policymakers Take Steps to Halt State Disinvestment and its Impact on College Costs. http://ccweek.com/article-4687-august-17-academic-kickoff-2015-16.html AUGUST 17: Academic Kickoff 2015-16 - Politicians and Policymakers Take Steps to Halt State Disinvestment and its Impact on College Costs.
Over just a few short years, community colleges have ascended to a place that once seemed unimaginable to even a sector once dismissed as higher education’s unwanted stepchild. The colleges have bee...]]>
COMING AUGUST 3: The "Free College" Debate - Reducing the Cost of College for Debt-Burdened Americans http://ccweek.com/article-4666-coming-august-3-the-free-college-debate.html COMING AUGUST 3: The "Free College" Debate - Reducing the Cost of College for Debt-Burdened Americans
It was back in January when President Obama first proposed making two years of community college free for every American. Almost immediately pundits in Washington dismissed the idea as impossible in a...]]>
COMING JULY 20: MEETING PLANNER EDITION - Featuring: IMPROVING STEM EDUCATION - Redesigning Math Pathways for Improving Teaching and Learning http://ccweek.com/article-4642-coming-july-20-meeting-planner-edition.html COMING JULY 20: MEETING PLANNER EDITION - Featuring: IMPROVING STEM EDUCATION - Redesigning Math Pathways for Improving Teaching and Learning
 All across the country, community colleges are undertaking commendable efforts to remove a critical barrier to student success. They are redesigning math pathways in ways that hold great poten...]]>
COMING JULY 6: CCWeek's SPECIAL DIGITAL EDITION - A look at Trends Report Issued by the League For Innovation in The Community College http://ccweek.com/article-4620-coming-july-6-ccweeks-special-digital-edition.html COMING JULY 6: CCWeek's SPECIAL DIGITAL EDITION - A look at Trends Report Issued by the League For Innovation in The Community College
For the better part of the past decade, the community college movement has been hurtling forward at breakneck speed. The completion agenda, the demands for accountability, the disinvestment by...]]>
COMING JUNE 22: Exporting Workforce Training Curriculum - Spokane Community College Reviews Curriculum, Makes Recommendations for a Technical Education Program for Afghanistan http://ccweek.com/article-4598-coming-june-22-exporting-workforce-training-curriculum.html COMING JUNE 22: Exporting Workforce Training Curriculum - Spokane Community College Reviews Curriculum, Makes Recommendations for a Technical Education Program for Afghanistan
Call it distance education of a different sort. Earlier this month, Steve Wilson, a biomedical engineering professor at Spokane Community College, climbed aboard a plane bound for Kabul, Afghanistan...]]>
Meeting Calendar 2015 - Meetings, Seminars, Conventions and More http://ccweek.com/article-4576-meeting-calendar-2015.html Meeting Calendar 2015 - Meetings, Seminars, Conventions and More
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Coming June 8, 2015:Commencement 2015 - A roundup of Graduation Ceremonies From Around the Country http://ccweek.com/article-4575-coming-june-8-2015commencement-2015.html Coming June 8, 2015:Commencement 2015 - A roundup of Graduation Ceremonies From Around the Country

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COMING MAY 25: Distance Education Special Report - Calif. is Creating a Statewide Online Education Initiative http://ccweek.com/article-4549-coming-may-25-distance-education-special-report.html COMING MAY 25: Distance Education Special Report - Calif. is Creating a Statewide Online Education Initiative
Through good times and bad, during recessions and boom times, one thing has been constant in the world of community college distance education over the past decade: enrollment in online courses cont...]]>
COMING MAY 11: From Factory Worker to Director of NISOD - Rebuilding an Organization that Nearly Went Belly-Up has Become Director's New Challenge http://ccweek.com/article-4530-coming-may-11-from-factory-worker-to-director-of-nisod.html COMING MAY 11: From Factory Worker to Director of NISOD - Rebuilding an Organization that Nearly Went Belly-Up has Become Director's New Challenge
On the day he graduated from high school, while his classmates were celebrating their accomplishment and prepping for parties, Ed Leach was headed to bed. He was due to start work at midnight at the...]]>
COMING April 27: MISSION POSSIBLE - Reflecting on the AACC's Annual Convention, 2015 - Some Colleges Remain entry points to Higher Ed; Others Leveraging Deep Data to guide their Paths http://ccweek.com/article-4511-coming-april-27-mission-possible-reflecting-on-the-aaccs-annual-convention-2015.html COMING April 27: MISSION POSSIBLE - Reflecting on the AACC's Annual Convention, 2015 - Some Colleges Remain entry points to Higher Ed; Others Leveraging Deep Data to guide their Paths
As the American Association of Community Colleges convenes its 95th Annual Convention in San Antonio, the colleges find themselves pushed and pulled by competing forces. On the one hand, the colleges ...]]>
COMING APRIL 13: New Fox Valley Bond-Funded College Opens - One-Of-A-Kind Facility Provides Unmatched Access to Reality-Based Hands-On Training http://ccweek.com/article-4487-coming-april-13-new-fox-valley-bond-funded-college-opens.html COMING APRIL 13: New Fox Valley Bond-Funded College Opens - One-Of-A-Kind Facility Provides Unmatched Access to Reality-Based Hands-On Training
When Fox Valley Technical College scheduled a vote on a $66.5 million bond issue in 2012, its fate was not at all certain. True, it would be the first expansion of the college in 14 years. And the col...]]>
COMING MARCH 30: Faltering Skill Sets - League Conference Spotlights Growing International Skills Gap http://ccweek.com/article-4465-coming-march-30-faltering-skill-sets.html COMING MARCH 30: Faltering Skill Sets - League Conference Spotlights Growing International Skills Gap
 The west coast attendees of Innovations conference in Boston had barely shaken off their jet lag – exacerbated by a switch to Daylight Savings time — when a cascade of data certain to sna


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Coming March 16: ACCT National Legislative Summit - ACCT Legislative Summit Allows Leaders To Share Concerns http://ccweek.com/article-4438-coming-march-16-acct-national-legislative-summit.html Coming March 16: ACCT National Legislative Summit - ACCT Legislative Summit Allows Leaders To Share Concerns
 Though IPEDS remains the coin of the realm in measuring college effectiveness, it does not capture many of the students community colleges serve: transfer students or those students who come to ...]]>
Coming Feb. 16: College Completion - These young people, who pursue but do not complete their higher education, are the new forgotten half http://ccweek.com/article-4390-coming-feb-16-college-completion.html Coming Feb. 16: College Completion - These young people, who pursue but do not complete their higher education, are the new forgotten half
In 1988, the William T. Grant Foundation issued a report on what it termed “The Forgotten Half,” the high school graduates who never went on to college. The report found that while the nation wa...]]>
Coming Feb. 2: Free College For All - Higher Ed Leaders Weigh in on President Obama's Proposal for Free Community College http://ccweek.com/article-4364-coming-feb-2-free-college-for-all.html Coming Feb. 2: Free College For All - Higher Ed Leaders Weigh in on President Obama's Proposal for Free Community College
Mindful of the potential political obstacles, Obama administration officials said they wanted to start a conversation about higher education when they announced an initiative that would guarantee f...]]>
Coming Jan. 19: Teacher Education Special Report - Featuring Professional Development, Alternative Certification, Baccalaureate Programs and more http://ccweek.com/article-4335-coming-jan-19-teacher-education-special-report.html Coming Jan. 19: Teacher Education Special Report - Featuring Professional Development, Alternative Certification, Baccalaureate Programs and more
National education reform efforts have placed a premium on the training of public school teachers. Demands are growing for teachers to demonstrate subject expertise and classroom success, and communit...]]>
Coming Dec. 22: 2014-Year in Review - Looking back at 2014: A Retrospective http://ccweek.com/article-4294-coming-dec-22-2014-year-in-review.html Coming Dec. 22: 2014-Year in Review - 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...]]>
Coming Dec. 8: Fastest-Growing Community Colleges - Adjusting to Enrollment Trends http://ccweek.com/article-4244-coming-dec-8-fastest-growing-community-colleges.html Coming Dec. 8: Fastest-Growing Community Colleges - Adjusting to Enrollment Trends

 

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Coming Nov. 24: STEM Education is Falling Short - How Community Colleges are Integrating the Humanities into STEM Instruction http://ccweek.com/article-4243-coming-nov-24-stem-education-is-falling-short.html Coming Nov. 24: STEM Education is Falling Short - How Community Colleges are Integrating the Humanities into STEM Instruction
 There is little doubt the importance of STEM education today.  From the K-12 system and post-secondary institutions to business, industry and government, most everyone is focused on, or ...]]>
COMING NOV. 10: Technology Special Report - STEM Women - Some of the country’s industrial and technological giants are headed by women is an encouraging sign http://ccweek.com/article-4221-coming-nov-10-technology-special-report-stem-women.html COMING NOV. 10: Technology Special Report - STEM Women - Some of the country’s industrial and technological giants are headed by women is an encouraging sign
When Fortune magazine recently named its most powerful women in business, the list should have given solace to those who bemoan the relative dearth of women studying the STEM fields: science, techn...]]>
Coming Oct. 27: The Tennessee Promise - Recruiters Have Been Fanning out Across the state to Tell Students About The Tennessee Promise http://ccweek.com/article-4179-coming-oct-27-the-tennessee-promise.html Coming Oct. 27: The Tennessee Promise - Recruiters Have Been Fanning out Across the state to Tell Students About The Tennessee Promise
 All across Tennessee, from Nashville to Memphis, from Knoxville tom Chattanooga, community colleges are preparing to welcome the High School Class of 2015 – the first class to qualify for fr...]]>
Coming Oct. 13: A Look at President Obama’s Proposed College Ratings System - Community college leaders continue to raise concerns about President Obama’s proposed college ratings system http://ccweek.com/article-4161-coming-oct-13-a-look-at-president-obama%25E2%2580%2599s-proposed-college-ratings-system.html Coming Oct. 13: A Look at President Obama’s Proposed College Ratings System - Community college leaders continue to raise concerns about President Obama’s proposed college ratings system
With the first draft of President Obama’s proposed college ratings system due to be released within weeks, community college leaders continue to raise concerns about the plan. It’s intended to slow the rapid rise in college costs by rating colleges on things such as tuition, graduation rates, debt and earnings of graduates, and the percentage of lower-income students who attend....]]>
Coming Sept 29: A look at the 2015 Aspen Awards Finalists http://ccweek.com/article-4064-coming-sept-29-a-look-at-the-2015-aspen-awards-finalists.html Coming Sept 29: A look at the 2015 Aspen Awards Finalists
From an initial facility housed in a former tire factory 46 years ago, Hostos has become a prominent institution of higher learning, serving 7,000 students and more than 13,000 continuing education students. Among other things, the college has established a host of support programs to help its large number of immigrant and minority students. We take a look at some of the Aspen finalists, including...]]>