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The College’s welcoming of its first class of transfer students from community colleges this year follows a series of administrative changes made over the past few years and is a step towards efforts to integrate more students into pathways. non-traditional in the student body. At a meeting last spring, faculty voted to change the College’s …

From Kansas Association of Independent Colleges. Student transfer opportunities expanded today after Kansas Community Colleges and Kansas Independent Colleges announced the launch of a comprehensive course transfer and articulation agreement that paves the way for students to a seamless transfer from any community college in Kansas to any Kansas nonprofit college or university. After implementation …

Higher education has often not kept pace with real workplace demands or instituted accountability measures to ensure that students obtain credentials or skills that can make them employable. As the price of higher education continues to soar, institutions from community colleges to four-year colleges and universities face increasing pressure to demonstrate their worth. We are …

This editorial is the consensus opinion of the Editorial Board of the Daily Herald Walk into just about any fast food restaurant, grocery store or suburban retail outlet these days and you can’t miss the call: Help Wanted! The shortage of workers in the retail and food sectors is well documented, but for more …

Press release – September 14, 2022 9:30 a.m. EDT SPRINGFIELD, Mass., Sept. 14, 2022 (Newswire.com) – Upright Education is pleased to announce new partnerships with two community colleges in the Springfield, Mass. area, Holyoke Community College and Springfield Technical Community College, the only technical community college in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Both colleges are excited …

For the first time since the pandemic began, enrollment at the majority of community colleges in Colorado rose slightly from a year earlier. But the increase is largely due to high school students taking classes for college credit, while enrollment of working-age adults remains well below pre-pandemic levels. Overall enrollment still has a long way …

Nearly a third of Pennsylvania’s 118 community college and technical school campuses are not within walking distance of a public transit stop, which could pose a problem for students without cars or with car problems, according to a new study from a Washington, DC- nonprofit. “Our students are one flat tire away from dropping out …

Phil Konstantin/Flickr San Diego Miramar College is one of dozens of community colleges in California that still offer remedial classes, though it has significantly reduced its offering of such classes and faculty hope to phase them out soon. Phil Konstantin/Flickr San Diego Miramar College is one of dozens of community colleges in California that still …

MCCCD Ranked No. 5 Best Higher Education Employers Alongside UCLA, Loyola, And Other Leading Colleges For Supporting Women In And Out Of The Population active. Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD), with 10 individually accredited colleges in the greater Phoenix area, was ranked the nation’s number one community college for women in this year’s list …

TEMPLE, Texas (KWTX) – President Biden’s loan forgiveness plan cancels $10,000 in federal student loans. But for some students this is not enough and they are now looking for more affordable options. McLennan Community College, Central Texas College, and Temple College are cheaper options around $1,200 to $1,400 per semester for full-time students or those …

Maine’s seven community colleges will see 12% more students on campus this fall as a new state program that allows recent Maine high school graduates to attend community colleges free for two years takes effect. Some 12,765 students had registered for the fall semester at the state’s seven community colleges as of Thursday, according to …

Editorial Note: We earn a commission on partner links on Forbes Advisor. Commissions do not affect the opinions or ratings of our editors. It’s no secret that college can be expensive. Rising tuition fees have made it difficult for many students to earn a traditional four-year degree. But what if you could go to school …

A Republican House lawmaker is asking the Attorney General’s Department to clarify whether community colleges without a board of trustees have the power to issue bachelor’s degrees under the Michigan Constitution. Rep. Steve Johnson, R-Wayland, submitted a request for an opinion to the department late Thursday, August 18. In it, he notes that Michigan law …

She said she was worried, however, if she could cut it in college after a placement test indicated she wasn’t ready for college English classes. Traditionally, students like Melson had to improve their academic skills in what are called remedial classes — classes that students must pay for and pass, but do not count toward …

Listen to the article 4 minutes This audio is generated automatically. Please let us know if you have any comments. Diving brief: California lawmakers are moving forward with a bill that would further limit the state’s community colleges’ ability to enroll students in remedial classes — non-credit courses designed to improve skills in areas like …

The University of California, Los Angeles has launched a new center dedicated to the study and treatment of depression in California community college students. Leaders of the new ALACRITY, or Advanced Laboratories for Accelerating the Reach and Impact of Treatments for Youth and Adults with Mental Illness, center plan to launch several research projects focused …

COLUMBUS, Mississippi (WCBI) — Two of northern Mississippi’s largest community colleges will not raise tuition for the upcoming school year. Both Itawamba Community College and East Mississippi Community College will not increase student tuition for the 2022-2023 academic year. “Our Board of Trustees, and of course the college as a whole, are always thrilled when …

Virginia Community Colleges announced Thursday the launch of a Virginia Infrastructure Academy to meet the needs of infrastructure industries. “The availability of a skilled and skilled workforce continues to be a significant challenge for the construction and infrastructure maintenance industries in the Commonwealth,” said Sharon Morrissey, Acting Chancellor of Virginia Community College. System, in a …

Community colleges across the country have suffered staggering enrollment losses during the pandemic. But some campus leaders say free college programs could provide the boost institutions need to reverse the declines. Several states, as well as individual colleges, have launched tuition-free programs in the past two years to cover tuition not covered by federal financial …

GOOD NEWS: Institutions such as the OCC, which includes a satellite campus in Manahawkin, will benefit from a financial boost. (Photo provided) There’s good news for community colleges in the state budget, Ocean County College President Jon Larson noted in his latest report to the OCC Board of Trustees. The July 28 report follows a …

Community colleges often provide an inexpensive option for students who want a four-year degree or who want to learn a trade that requires two or less years of college education. In the greater Houston area, there are a number of options for students who want to learn. The Texas Gulf Coast Community College Consortium is …

Maui News The University of Hawaii received a $16.4 million grant to establish sustainable workforce training programs based at its seven community colleges, including UH-Maui College. The “Resilient Hawaii: Good Jobs Challenge” initiative is a three-year project that aims to build Hawaii’s economic resilience and prosperity by investing in four industry sectors: clean …

AFP Last update: 10:22, August 4, 2022 Governor Glenn Youngkin. Photo courtesy of Governor Glenn Youngkin’s office. Governor Glenn Youngkin recently announced his appointments to the State Board of Community Colleges. “We are thrilled and grateful that these experienced leaders have volunteered to serve our Commonwealth on the community college board,” said Youngkin. “They will …

The New York State government recently announced a new grant to sponsor the education of New Yorkers interested in pursuing careers in the burgeoning cannabis industry. Shutterstock The targeted training, provided at various community colleges, would teach candidates the much-needed skills and quality education on what they need to succeed in the industry. The New …

Auburn University, Shelton State Community College and Jefferson State Community College were among about a dozen Alabama campuses that cleared buildings due to reported bomb threats. Local officials told media they were unaware of any immediate danger. “Alabama community college authorities are working closely with law enforcement at the state level and within each community …

Ivania Areas, 18, of Natomas waits for the doors to open at the American River College Natomas Center in 2013. ARC began offering many online and hybrid programs since the pandemic began. Hector Amezcua [email protected] The Los Rios Community College district is cutting classes scheduled for the fall as it aligns its offering with the …

Rose M. MartinezTwenty-six community colleges from 14 states gathered in San Antonio for the 28th annual meeting on the future of community colleges last February. Highly skilled project management teams gathered for the three-day event with unbridled enthusiasm to compete for one of community college’s most prestigious honors, as the recipient of a Bellwether Award. …

ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Va. (WVIR) – Tuition and fees for community colleges in Virginia will remain the same for the upcoming school year. This is the fifth consecutive year that they have managed to maintain their costs. Piedmont Virginia Community College President Jean Runyon said an affordable education is essential. “Affordability really goes a long way, …

Choosing a college is one of the most important decisions a person will make for their education, impacting everything from future income and employment to potential student loan debt and social circles. While every student wants to get the best education possible, there are myriad other considerations to take into account: location, size, diversity, areas …

Community colleges in New York should receive millions of dollars in funding “to support the creation or enhancement of short-term degree programs or course offerings that provide pathways to employment in the cannabis industry,” the state announced on Monday. Four schools that are part of the State University of New York (SUNY) and City University …

Credit: Julie Leopo/EdSource Credit: Julie Leopo/EdSource More than a year after California lawmakers set aside $115 million to expand free textbook programs in the state’s 116 community college system, the money remains stuck in the Chancellor’s office. State. Funds have yet to reach colleges or support system students who often spend hundreds of dollars per …

InsideTrack, a national nonprofit organization, will work with ten North Carolina community colleges to help adult learners return to higher education; 750+ students re-enrolled in 2021 CHARLOTTE, North Carolina, July 14, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The NC Reconnect initiative, a coalition of North Carolina higher education organizations and community colleges, announced the results of the first …

Coahoma Community College graduatesThe U.S. Department of Education (ED) announced Wednesday that 244 colleges and universities have received the final $198 million in federal grants through the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF). “These funds were earmarked for institutions with the greatest unmet need to ensure they can stay open and keep students enrolled to …

North Central Missouri College has been rated by University Headquarters (headquarters) as one of the best online community colleges in Missouri and one of the best places to earn an associate’s degree. Holding the second spot for best online community college and number four as the best college to earn an associate degree, NCMC was …

In direct response to the need for more service technicians in Alabama’s multi-billion dollar forestry, poultry and egg industries, the Alabama Community College System (ACCS) is collaborating with Alabama Forestry Association (AFA) and the Alabama Poultry & Egg Association (APEA) on a new credential that provides training for high school agricultural educators and their students. …

Millions of students attend community colleges each year, with nearly 1,300 schools located across the United States. With their large numbers of students, community colleges are a massive source of potential for developing the artificial intelligence (AI) workforce, but employers and policymakers are sorely underestimating their potential. If the United States is to maintain its …

COVID-19 has posed big problems for public universities as students have struggled to continue their studies in recent years. But in many ways, community colleges have borne the brunt of the pandemic’s effects on higher education. In Oregon, community college enrollment fell nearly 24% last fall from pre-pandemic levels, according to the Oregon Higher Education …

Kapiʻolani Community College and University of Hawaii Community colleges boost indigenization, knowledge sharing and study abroad through two memorandums of understanding with a Canadian community college. Kapiʻolani CC Chancellor Pagotto and NICs President Domae signs an agreement between the two colleges. The first agreement lays the foundation for student, faculty and staff exchanges between North …

Story updated at 4:48 p.m. Several community colleges in North Carolina received bomb threats on Thursday. The main campus of Durham Tech and the campus of Edgecombe County Community College in Rocky Mount were evacuated and eventually closed for the rest of Thursday as authorities investigated the threats, according to social media posts from both …

Student Success How Technology Can Help Community Colleges Master Student Outcomes Faced with a sharp drop in enrollment and rising dropout rates, community colleges must rethink how they engage students. Here are three technology-enabled strategies to support student success. By Dr. Tara Zirkel 06/24/22 Over the past two years, a global health crisis …

Credit: Solano Community College Credit: Solano Community College Josh Scott June 20, 2022 In 2017, when Assemblywoman Jacqui Irwin, D-Thousand Oaks, introduced Assembly Bill 705 – a bill insisting that colleges allow students access to transfer level unless they are deemed highly unlikely to succeed in these courses – I argued. My English department at …

In an economy where low-income and middle-class Long Islanders face stifling household budget inflation, rising gas and food prices, a looming recession, and a hand Where nearly 40,000 pre-pandemic jobs have not returned, the region’s two community colleges are facing existential enrollment and financial threats to their operations. As Long Island emerged from the Great …

Public four-year colleges, on the other hand, charge much higher tuition and ultimately spend more than double their state and local funds on their students. Flagship universities attract large donors and can tap into their endowments. “They can still provide a much better education,” Laderman said. By the way, I was struck by the fact …

OPINION AND COMMENT Editorials and other opinion content provide insights into issues important to our community and are independent of the work of our newsroom reporters. Community colleges in Idaho, such as Treasure Valley’s College of Western Idaho, should begin offering four-year degrees, according to retired Boise State University president Bob Kustra. PHOTO COURTESY OF …

WAVELAND, Miss. — Pearl River Community College (PRCC) Assistant Vice President Raymunda Barnes, Ed.D. has successfully completed the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) John E. Roueche Future Presidents Institute in Washington, D.C. Her attendance has provided an opportunity to network with colleagues from across the country on topics related to institutional leadership, student success, …

One human and more than 37 million birds, mostly poultry in 172 commercial flocks and 119 backyard flocks in 34 states, have been affected by the current avian flu outbreak. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced in April 2022 that a Colorado man was the first US citizen reported to have contracted the …

Choosing a college is one of the most important decisions a person will make for their education, impacting everything from future income and employment to potential student loan debt and social circles. While every student wants to get the best education possible, there are myriad other considerations to take into account: location, size, diversity, areas …

LANSING, Michigan— The Senate Appropriations Committee on Wednesday approved a bill sponsored by State Senator Ken Horn to advance a number of capital improvement projects at numerous public universities, community colleges and other state institutions around the Michigan. “As chairman of the Senate Committee on Economic Development and Small Business, I have carefully considered our …

Courses focus on training those with only a high school diploma for in-demand technology positions in cloud computing, cybersecurity, and web development. About 1,100 students have registered so far, Hsu said. The grant is part of a broader state and city effort to get more unlicensed New Yorkers — about 40% of the city’s working-age …

STERLING, Ill. (KWQC) – Community colleges in eastern Iowa received a $787,620 grant on Tuesday for equipment to support welding technology and computer numerical control programs. The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration awarded the grant to expand and enhance programs offered at EICC’s Regional Career Academy campuses in Clinton and Maquoketa to train …

A word of Nation Welcome to Awake58 – EdNC’s newsletter focused on community colleges and the post-secondary landscape in North Carolina. We appreciate you allowing us into your inbox this week. If you received this email without a subscription, please click here to subscribe to this newsletter. If you missed last week’s edition of Awake58, …

Leaders ask Legislature for $56 million to get more nurses into the field Michigan higher education and health care leaders today unveiled a collaborative plan to increase training options to produce more qualified nurses and address the nationwide nursing shortage. State. “Michigan community colleges and 4-year colleges and universities have come together to address the …

The two largest community colleges in the Alamo Colleges District need new presidents. Northwest Vista’s Ric Baser is retiring at the end of May and San Antonio College’s Robert Vela is leaving in June to become president of Texas A&M University-Kingsville. Many Texas colleges are currently undergoing leadership changes, but Alamo Colleges District Chancellor Mike …

Students of all ages and backgrounds who, despite the pandemic, have continued to pursue their educational goals at a university in Hawaii Community College, are the stars of a new television, radio and digital marketing campaign aimed at increasing awareness among prospective and alumni students. There “make it happenThe campaign also highlights the opportunities and …

Two community colleges in New Hampshire are joining the Second Chance Pell experiment through the US Department of Education to offer courses and degrees or diplomas to incarcerated people in their areas. White Mountains Community College is one of them. He is based in Berlin, which has two penal institutions: FCI Berlin, a federal prison; …

Credit: Andrew Reed/EdSource Students at the library of De Anza College in Cupertino in 2019. Credit: Andrew Reed/EdSource Students at the library of De Anza College in Cupertino in 2019. California community colleges will soon be required to provide information such as enrollment statistics and application fraud data to state officials, something several colleges have …

Whether you’re a high school student unsure of which colleges to apply to or an adult considering going back to school, there are plenty of reasons to put a community college on your list. Nearly 30% of U.S. undergraduates are enrolled in public two-year colleges, which offer perks like open enrollment policies and flexible hours. …

The biggest bond on the ballot Tuesday — a $723 million bond for one of Oregon’s largest school districts passed with a comfortable margin based on returns released Wednesday. The successful campaign to pass the Beaverton School District bond means major capital projects – including the reconstruction of Beaverton High School and Raleigh Hills Elementary …

READY TO USE IN TWO YEARS: Across the country, employers are facing labor shortages, especially for jobs requiring certain skills. But a new program is about to begin to eventually help fill the employment gap. Beginning in July, the Louisiana Community and Technical College System will provide training in five growing industry sectors for adults …

On May 5, the California Community Colleges (CCC) Chancellor’s Office system changed its proposed Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility (DEIA) competencies. Released in March, the original proposal sought to establish “diversity” and “anti-racism” ratings for every employee in the 116-college system — a political litmus test. The recently released changes are only cosmetic, indicating that …

By Glenn DuBois Virginia Community Colleges have awarded over 665,000 life-changing degrees during my tenure as Chancellor. Their impact is everywhere: the historically low unemployment rate recently announced by the Youngkin administration; national media reports describing the VCCS workforce development training as a “first model”; and yet another accolade declaring Virginia’s business climate to be …

What is the common thread in the lives of Steve Jobs, co-founder of Apple, Eileen Collins, the first woman to pilot a space shuttle, Tom Hanks, actor, and George Lucas from the ‘Star Wars’ movies? They are all former students of American community colleges. While Indian students have only recently become aware of community colleges, …

Community colleges in three local counties will receive a total of $5.2 million to expand their affordable education program, Governor Kathy Hochul announced Tuesday. According to a press release from the governor’s office, the State University of New York (SUNY) Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) has expanded to include Cayuga County Community College, Corning Community College, …

The problem is not college loan debt. This is how we approach college. And the big lie we perpetuate. It starts with the big sale. Higher education, we were told, is an investment.It’s an investment in America. It is an investment in the future. It is an investment in humanity. It is an investment in …

Collective deficit comes after earlier hike in pandemic aid An aerial view of the Kirkwood Community College campus. Iowa’s 15 community colleges collectively forecast a $2.3 million drop in total resources for the next fiscal year — contributing to a projected deficit of $36.8 million — propelled largely by previous increases in the federal funding …

In summary A new bill removes barriers to success by making it clear that community colleges shouldn’t require students to repeat math and English courses they passed in high school. By Jasmine Prasad, special for CalMatters Jasmine Prasad is Vice President of Legislative Affairs for the California Community Colleges Student Senate. She is a student …

This keeps WiCyS and NCSF listening to innovative and creative ways for community college educators to engage their students and help provide funding along the way. COOKEVILLE, TN (PRWEB) May 02, 2022 Women in CyberSecurity (WiCyS) is partnering with the National Cybersecurity Scholarship Foundation (NCSF) to open a request for proposals for pilot programs …

Posted: Posted Date – 10:56 PM, Sat – 30 Apr 22 The English proficiency requirement may be lower for a community college than for a four-year institution. Every question has an answer. And ‘Destination USA’ will strive to provide the right answer to all those young people who dream of studying in the United States. …

Skyline College, a community college in CaliforniaIn 2006, Marjorie Blen had to take remedial classes in math and English at Contra Costa Community College in California. The courses cost him time and money, but did not earn him transfer-level credit to a degree. As Blen struggled to balance work and study, she said those classes …

Oregon’s 17 community colleges have pledged to keep tuition low next year in the face of rising costs from inflation and declining enrollment. Four community colleges are planning no tuition increases, including Portland Community College, the state’s largest by enrollment. At most other community colleges, tuition will increase no more than a few dollars per …

For generations, California’s community colleges have been a big part of the legacy of higher education success that has helped define our state. Conveniently located, affordable to all, offering technical and continuing education courses as well as pure academics, they have also long been a connecting place for those who want or need to go …

Fresno City College’s Class of 2020 and Class of 2021 graduates celebrated their accomplishments with loved ones as the community college resumed its in-person debut this year. Graduates at the June 23 ceremony at Chukchansi Park in downtown Fresno. Maria G. Ortiz-Briones [email protected] With a shortage of doctors and medical workers likely exacerbated by the …

Janice Underwood, Ph.D., served as Virginia’s Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer under Governor Ralph Northam. (HANDOUT) Virginia community colleges have long been a central part of education in the Commonwealth – providing technical and continuing education, producing job-ready graduates, and supporting surrounding communities. Last year, the Get Skilled, Get a Job, Give Back (G3) …

Mahalo for supporting Honolulu Star-Advertiser. Enjoy this free story! State senators must really like the University of Hawaii’s community college system — and not so much UH’s four-year campuses — because the latest budget proposal calls for giving smaller campuses $51 billion. dollars for the next fiscal year. It’s a billion with a “b,” as …

A word of Nation Welcome to Awake58 – EdNC’s newsletter focused on community colleges and the post-secondary landscape in North Carolina. We appreciate you allowing us into your inbox this week. If you received this email without a subscription, please click here to subscribe to this newsletter. If you missed last week’s edition of Awake58, …

Inland Empire community colleges are struggling to rebound after losing students during the coronavirus pandemic. Reflecting national and statewide trends, enrollment declined across the interior region last year, with the rate of decline varying from campus to campus. Enrollment fell 14.1% in the 2020-21 school year, for example, in the San Bernardino Community College district, …

Tennessee is experiencing the lowest level of community college enrollment since 2001. Distance learning, childcare challenges, and loss of income amid the pandemic have forced many adult learners to delay or end their higher education journey. Russ Deaton, executive vice chancellor for policy and strategy for the , said local economies would likely feel the …

It’s a problem that many university leaders are struggling to find answers to – declining enrollment in higher education. The trend is happening nationwide, and the state of Michigan is no different. The decline in membership began long before the pandemic. The Michigan Associate of State Universities has released its Fall 2021 enrollment report, which …

In some places in California, gas prices exceed $6 a gallon. Across the country, American wallets are being hit, not just at the tank, but also in grocery stores and supermarkets, where inflation has driven prices even for basic commodities soaring.Dr. Karen Stout “We are reaching inflation levels of the 1980s. This is historically unprecedented,” …

Special for T&D Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College and Denmark Technical College were selected by the national nonprofit organization Complete College America to join a unique national network of 22 historically black community colleges (HBCCs) and community colleges predominantly black (PBCC) in eight states. . As part of the PBCC-HBCC network, OCtech and Denmark Tech will work …

Natalka Pavlovsky *01, right, mentored Princeton graduate student Sophie Brady, who taught a music appreciation course at Rowan College in South Jersey last fall. Natalka Pavlovsky *01, right, mentored Princeton graduate student Sophie Brady, who taught a music appreciation course at Rowan College in South Jersey last fall. “If you are truly interested in becoming …

For the budding chef, attending cooking school is a major stepping stone to a successful career. There are many benefits to this – culinary schools teach a wide variety of skills you would find useful in paid kitchen work, including techniques for preparing a variety of cuisines and instructors who can give you their undivided …

March 28, 2022 The multi-session seminar will feature NC DHHS Secretary Kody Kinsley CHAPEL HILL, NC — The University of North Carolina System will host its 2022 Virtual Behavioral Health Meeting on March 30-31. This year’s seminar is supported by a partnership with the North Carolina Community College System and the North Carolina Independent Colleges …

Connecticut community college faculty and students are concerned about a recent vote by the state’s Board of Regents to increase college tuition by 5%. They are particularly dismayed by the timing of the decision, which comes as many students are still recovering or still suffering from the financial fallout from the pandemic. Tuition fees for …

Hispanic Outlook on Education magazine ranked San Antonio College (SAC), Northwest Vista College (NVC) and Palo Alto College (PAC) in multiple categories on the list of top 25 community colleges for Hispanics. The list recognizes community colleges across the country that serve the largest number of Hispanic/Latino students. NVC, SAC, and PAC are all Hispanic-serving …

UW News Service An accomplished scientist and entrepreneur who helped develop the framework for the Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation (CEI) at the University of Wyoming has been named director of the new center. Penelope Shihab, who has launched several successful companies in the United States and abroad over two decades of biotechnology management and …

According to the authors of a new report by higher education consultancy Ithaka S+R, one way to reduce equity gaps in higher education is to increase bachelor’s degree completion rates for students. transferred to community colleges. The authors, however, call it an “underused but essential” pathway. Statewide initiatives to strengthen transfer pathways between these public …

BISMARCK, North Dakota – Western Governors University (WGU) and the five community colleges of the University System of North Dakota have signed a Memorandum of Understanding that will provide their graduates and staff with an affordable pathway to earn their bachelor’s or master’s degrees from WGU. Additionally, under the terms of the agreement, those who …

Democrats and Republicans in the Colorado legislature have a great idea that they should get to the governor’s office quickly. They hope to rename Pikes Peak Community College, based in Colorado Springs, to Pikes Peak State College. What seems trivial has immense ramifications. Sponsors of the name-changing House Bill 1280 include Colorado Springs Democratic Reps. …

HBCU Jackson State University partners with six Alabama community colleges to help associate graduates transition into its bachelor’s degree programs. JSU’s scholar pipeline hopes to provide a seamless transition for students earning degrees at Bishop State Community College in Mobile; JF Drake Community and Technical College in Huntsville; Gadsden State Community College in Gadsden; Lawson …

BY JEFF E. SCHAPIRO Richmond Times-Dispatch Turns out Governor Glenn Youngkin is a quick study. In a little-noticed, high-stakes clash with Virginia community college supervisors — all Democratic appointees — the Republican torpedoed what looked suspiciously like an inside job to install a former secretary as head of the 23-school system. in Education, interim university …

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Maui News The University of Hawaii Community Colleges is launching a new application for admission that will make it easy for high school students in Hawaii who graduate in 2022 to apply to college. The Kama’aina app takes students less than 15 minutes and has no registration fee, UH said in a press …

College of Southern Maryland (CSM) students recently participated in Student Advocacy Day, an annual event hosted by the Maryland Association of Community Colleges (MACC) that allows students to share with their legislators the role community colleges in Maryland and how CSM is changing their lives. “We have organized the day of defense of student rights …

Amazon partners with New Jersey Community Colleges to get closer to achieving its “Upskilling 2025” commitment March 3, 2022, Trenton, New Jersey – The New Jersey County Council of Colleges (NJCCC) today announced a partnership between Amazon and New Jersey Community Colleges in which Amazon will fully fund tuition for its frontline employees. It’s part …

Illinois needs more teachers. This is an opinion column, but we start with the hard facts: The Illinois State Board of Education said that in October there were 1,703 teaching vacancies full-time statewide. This figure contributes to a total of 4,120 teaching and support openings in the state’s 852 districts. The Illinois Association of School …

“What I see with Melissa taking her above and beyond is her willingness to connect with students to provide any resource that makes them successful,” Beck said. “It’s a personal connection. It’s not just, ‘I’ll refer you to this resource.’ Smith understands that community college students may have unusual trajectories in their educational journey. In …

The unexpected windfall of federal funding over the past two years, along with a rapidly rebounding pandemic economy, has left Maine, like most states, awash with money. It won’t last. But after the many budget crises of the previous three decades, starting with the big one in 1991, it’s a nice problem to have. In …

I am writing to support the upcoming Public Employees Collective Bargaining Bill. If passed, it will allow hundreds of thousands of public workers to negotiate with employers for better working conditions. I am part of the academic underclass: one of 4,500 adjunct instructors working in the Colorado Community College System (CCCS). When I was in …

More than half of North Carolina’s community colleges saw an increase in enrollment in fall 2021, the North Carolina State Community College Board reported Monday at a meeting. Overall, enrollment in the community college system rose 2% last fall, with 33 of 58 colleges reporting increases. While enrollment in traditional university programs fell by 3%, …