21 décembre 2018

Community colleges need budget love to train future workforce

University Business Magazine logoToday’s young people will need a college degree or at least some post-high school training to qualify for the good paying career jobs of the future, from airplane manufacturing to software engineering. More...

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Lackawanna College prepares students with disabilities for college and career

University Business Magazine logoLackawanna College’s Hazleton Center, the Hazleton Area School District, and the Office of Vocational Rehabilitation (OVR) have collaborated to offer a program that will improve college and career readiness for students with intellectual disabilities. More...

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20 décembre 2018

What makes a good community college president?

University Business Magazine logoThe Northern Wyoming Community College District (NWCCD) involved faculty, staff, and the public in their search for a new president at two forums held at Gillette and Sheridan Colleges on Wednesday. More...

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19 décembre 2018

Community colleges lauded as USA’s secret weapon

By Amy Baker. The USA’s international education sector remains beleaguered by slowing enrolment numbers, a difficult political environment, and a dollar value making it less competitive compared with other study destinations. But better promotion of community colleges and the transfer system that offers a 2+2 access route into US higher education could be the country’s secret weapon. More...

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18 décembre 2018

Virginia Western to compete for funding, redesign career pathways

University Business Magazine logoVirginia Western Community College will pursue some of the $5 million allocated to schools by Gov. Ralph Northam to restructure workforce training programs. More...

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Free college tuition an option, but less than half of students sign up

University Business Magazine logoAt least one Franklin Community High School graduate wouldn’t be a college freshman today if his mom hadn’t signed him up for a scholarship six years ago. More...

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Community colleges: Unsung heroes for higher ed for veterans

University Business Magazine logoHaving worked with thousands of service members and veterans as they navigate the transition from military service to school, we know that few students show up to college with more drive and determination, a greater willingness to work and desire to learn, or a deeper appreciation for the value of an education than do veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces. More...

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Colleges respond to ‘green rush’

University Business Magazine logoCommunity college workforce programs are all about responding to local labor markets and training people for new jobs. More...

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17 décembre 2018

T-Levels might mark a ‘revolution’ in technical education, but who’s going to teach all the students?

The ConversationA new set of technical qualifications, known as T-levels, will be created as an alternative to the academic A-levels. However following concerns over a tight timeline to introduce the new T-levels, the full roll-out has been delayed until 2023. More...

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16 décembre 2018

Metallica Donates $1 Million to 10 Community Colleges

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. Hall of Fame rock band Metallica is donating $1 million to 10 community colleges across the country as part of a partnership with the American Association of Community Colleges. More...

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