16 décembre 2017

Self-Care Through Intentional Community

HomeAs a woman of color, having conversations about surviving and thriving in predominantly white spaces is integral to self-preservation, writes Macy Wilson, and that requires being intentional about who one spends time with. More...

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24 novembre 2017

Achieving the Dream’s New ‘Leader’ Colleges

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. Eight community colleges in the Achieving the Dream network received the Leader College designation Wednesday. More...

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More Scrutiny for Community Colleges

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. Community college systems are finding they're under more scrutiny than ever before, especially when it comes to whether their students complete programs and graduate. More...

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23 novembre 2017

California May Fund First Year of Community College

HomeBy Nick Roll. A measure that would cover the first year of community college was signed into law on Friday, the Los Angeles Times reported. Whether the colleges are funded for that first year, however, is dependent on securing funding in the state budget for next year. More...

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27 octobre 2017

2017’s best and worst community colleges

eCampus NewsWith back-to-school season in full swing and several states, such as New York and Rhode Island, offering free community-college education starting this month, the personal-finance website WalletHub recently released its report on 2017’s Best & Worst Community Colleges, coupled with its state-by-state ranking of the Best & Worst Community-College Systems. More...

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25 octobre 2017

Texas Higher Education Community launches unified giving initiative

University Business LogoTexas and national leaders from higher education associations, institutions, foundations, and businesses have come together to launch the Harvey HELP Fund, a crowd-sourced relief fund dedicated to aiding the close to 500,000 students impacted by Hurricane Harvey--almost a third of all of the college and university students in the state. More...

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23 octobre 2017

Community colleges embrace Ohio's plan for four-year degrees

University Business LogoA small entry in Ohio's fiscal year 2018-2019 operating budget will mean a big change for the state's community colleges, as they soon will be able to offer certain four-year degrees. More...

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Possible consolidation of Conn. community colleges

University Business Magazine logoThe president of Connecticut State Colleges and Universities has unveiled a plan to consolidate the state's 12 community colleges into a single system. More...

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02 août 2017

Community colleges and partners can overcome math barrier and diversify tech workforce

University Business LogoThey are educating the next generation of the Valley workforce. With 250,000 students—about 70 percent people of color and more than half of them women—community colleges in Silicon Valley and surrounding areas serve a diverse talent pool of potential engineers, computer scientists, bio-tech researchers and advanced manufacturing technicians. More...

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23 juillet 2017

A Natural Experiment

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/large/public/confessions_of_a_community_college_dean_blog_header.jpgBy Matt Reed. In the 1960’s, community colleges were established at an average rate of one per week. Now, new ones are rare birds. So a story about the new one emerging in western Pennsylvania seems worth noticing. More...

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