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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%, …

Courtesy of Wor-Wic Community College Wor-Wic Community College in Salisbury, like most of Maryland’s 16 community colleges, did not require students to be vaccinated against COVID-19 before returning to on-campus classes. Two of Maryland’s 16 community colleges require COVID-19 vaccines for students and faculty. The College of Southern Maryland and Montgomery College require all faculty …

“Racial, social and economic inequalities are not new, they go back to how our country was founded. After the decimation of Native Americans and after slavery, the way of life was separate and unequal. This was Dr. Monica Parrish Trent speaking at the virtual DREAM 2022 convention, hosted by Achieving the Dream (ATD), a network …

Donations to community colleges and historically black colleges and universities soared last year, thanks in large part to big donations from MacKenzie Scott and Michael Bloomberg, according to a new report. Donations to community colleges have increased 53%, according to the Council for Educational Advancement and Support’s Voluntary Education Support Program annual survey. The 18 …

Harper College officials recently joined approximately 800 community college leaders at the 2022 National Community College Legislative Summit, a premier advocacy event in Washington, D.C. that highlights the importance of community colleges to our nation. . Dr. Avis Proctor, President of Harper College; Bill Kelley, Vice Chairman of the Board; Pahul Mal, student administrator; and …

Grants and Funding Department of Defense offers STEM Ed funding for community colleges The U.S. Department of Defense is distributing up to $55 million in funding for STEM education at two-year institutions (2YI) and community colleges (CC). The DoD STEM Community College Consortium Grant Program seeks institutions forming regional consortia that will “develop and foster …

About 8,000 students would be eligible under the program, funded by a one-time transfer to the Maine Community College System. Governor Janet Mills proposed a $20 million plan to pay for up to two years of community college for qualified students who were part of the 2020-2023 high school graduating classes. The proposal was described …

Montgomery County Councilman Craig Rice and Queen Anne County Commissioner Jack Wilson, chair and vice chair of the MACo Education Subcommittee, sent a letter to the Budget Chairman and Taxation Guy Guzzone and Appropriations Chair Maggie McIntosh asking them to prioritize funding for community colleges in their state review. budget. For the first time ever, …

The College of San Mateo has taken several steps to improve student access to the coast and plans to continue outreach to meet and support community needs. At the state level, Sen. Josh Becker, who represents San Mateo County, introduced legislation allowing San Mateo’s three community colleges to offer tuition-free classes to qualifying students. To …

But these workhorse development workhorses face their own infrastructure challenges. Related to the pandemic declines in enrollments, particularly in hands-on skilled trades courses, have not has made matters worse for these long overstretched and underfunded schools. And while Covid relief money has served as a boon for cash-strapped community colleges, trustees say these one-time funds …

A leading voice for two-year institutions says they can make a comeback by being more active and listening to students. President Michael Baston with students from Rockland Community College (Photos courtesy of Rockland CC) Since becoming president of Rockland Community College five years ago, Dr. Michael Baston has been intent on driving change in the …

Thousands of students have left Houston-area community colleges during the pandemic — a worrying trend for schools after years of flat or rising enrollment. Harris County’s largest two-year colleges saw declining student numbers between 2019 and 2021, with Houston Community College seeing the most severe declines, according to admissions offices. The problem doesn’t have a …

According to a Monday morning press release from the Faculty of Letters, Science and Arts. Transfer Bridges is designed to help students majoring in the humanities at Henry Ford College in their college transfer process. The program also provides accessible opportunities to engage with the campus community on both a professional and extracurricular level. In …

Brian Durham Illinois’ community college system is the third largest in the nation, serving more than 600,000 students each year. The mission of each of our 48 community colleges is to provide high-quality, accessible, and profitable educational opportunities to individuals and communities across our state. It’s a long way of saying that our job is …

Ten community colleges will receive $40,000 grants from Intel to build in-person, hybrid or virtual labs for teaching artificial intelligence, the company announced Thursday. A joint announcement from Intel, Dell and the American Association of Community Colleges says schools selected as part of the new “AI Incubator Network” will provide their students with tools and …

Currently, the College of Western Idaho offers 40% of its courses online or in a hybrid format. CWI hopes to increase that number to 90%, and incoming president Gordon Jones said the school can move to online instruction while ensuring its students are still learning by doing. “I think it can absolutely be done.” Kyle …

Kirkwood Community College President Lori Sundberg speaks about the funding that will be used to allow more students to receive an education locally Monday during a press conference at the Kirkwood Community College Auto Technology Building in Cedar Rapids. (Savannah Blake/The Gazette) Cedar Rapids Mayor Tiffany O’Donnell speaks about what a new workforce partnership will …

Prospective transfer students can follow signs to one of the upcoming “MTSU Promise Tour” events at community colleges in Tennessee from January 25 through February 10. in Gallatin, in the State of Columbia, in the State of Pellissippi in Knoxville, in the State of Cleveland, in the State of Chattanooga, in the State of Nashville, …

January 21, 2022, 12:17 a.m.Updated 1 hour ago Through: News 12 Staff Community college students return to in-person classes on Friday, but some faculty and staff say it’s not safe. Education unions are calling for more protections against COVID-19. “Each of these people is going home to a family, and we’re also looking to keep …

LaGuardia and Hostos Community Colleges, in partnership with the New York Community Trust, are launching a new initiative to help low-income New York communities — with a focus on Queens and the Bronx — that have been disrupted by the pandemic of COVID-19. The NYC Accelerated Workforce Recovery Hub is a new model for high-quality, …

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) – With more than $2 million in funding, the University of Hawaii Community Colleges is gearing up to serve more than 1,000 unemployed or underemployed Hawaiian residents by providing an education and training program. Free Employment Statewide. “A big part of the mission of our UH community colleges, especially in these difficult times, …

Free training and employment program gears up to serve over 1,000 unemployed or underemployed Hawaii residents in 2022. The University of Hawaii Community colleges offer short-term training across the state that leads to industry degrees in resilient healthcare, technology, and skilled trades through the Hana Career Pathways program. More than $2 million in U.S. Department …

Now, as the students have returned to in-person learning, it’s that sense of connection that many have lost – and administrators are trying to rebuild. Community college leaders hope that cultivating a sense of belonging can help counter a worrying increase in the number of students who drop out, who are lost in the midst …

Dr Christopher Nellum, Executive Director of The Education Trust-WestA new report of The Education Trust-West, an advocacy organization focused on equity in education in California, found that dual enrollment programs at California community colleges often did not serve black, Latino students equitably and Native Americans. Dual enrollment allows high school students to take credit university …

Due to an increase in COVID-19 cases, many university campuses in Ventura County are starting the semester with online classes. CSU Channel Islands will switch to virtual education for most courses during the first two weeks of the spring semester, which begins January 22. The Ventura Community College District will also go virtual when the …

In light of the recent increase in COVID-19 cases, San Diego County Community Colleges have announced that their intersessional courses and services will move to remote operations. And several are discussing the advisability of moving the courses online for the spring semester. The winter intersession for most establishments started Monday or begins Tuesday and lasts …

Baton Rouge Community College (File photo) Enrollment in the Louisiana Community and Technical College System fell 14% over a five-year period ending in 2021, although revenue increased by $ 59.8 million mainly thanks to $ 100.6 million in aid federal government, said Louisiana’s legislative auditor. reports. Declining community college enrollments could be a worrying trend …

This holiday season, I want to express my gratitude for an incredibly valuable but underrated resource that we have here in our area: community colleges. Specifically, Kilgore College and Texas State Technical College-Marshall do a great job in the community. Kilgore offers double credit enrollment to the three public school districts in Longview proper. Most …

HENDERSON – One of the principal administrators of Vance-Granville Community College is leaving school to take a leadership position with community colleges in North Carolina. On January 18, VGCC vice president of learning, student engagement and achievement Levy Brown will become senior vice president and academic director of the state’s 58 college system. The NC …

Sometimes things that sound the same are not the same at all. I would say when you think of higher education you can assume college is college and you might not easily see the differences between community colleges and universities. Both systems provide access to high-quality public higher education in North Carolina, but the idea …

HARTFORD – Connecticut state colleges and universities announced on Wednesday that the system has distributed more than $ 3.6 million to some community college students. The emergency grants were in addition to the money contributed by the Student support program, which recently allocated more than $ 21 million to all students at the state’s 12 …

New Jersey Community Colleges and the New Jersey Business and Industry Association are collaborating on an initiative to help the state higher education system build the workforce of tomorrow. New Jersey’s Pathways to Career Opportunities Program announcement December 21 will align employers, industry associations, unions, educational institutions and workforce development partners to create structured pathways …

By engaging business and community college leaders, VIA’s collaboration will ensure that existing training programs meet pressing community needs and anticipate when and where they should grow, the colleges said. These programs include heavy construction and maintenance, focusing on the construction of roads, bridges and tunnels; expansion of broadband; and the infrastructure and distribution of …

We have grappled with some of the most difficult issues of our time since the COVID-19 pandemic exposed deep rifts in our country, including the social and racial inequalities that have long plagued our communities. As the pandemic continues, we are faced with fears and concerns related to a safe return to work, reluctance to …

Through Greg jao, Opinion contributor | Wednesday, December 15, 2021 (Photo: Reuters) What happens when a campus ministry realizes that a quarter of its mission field is missing? Until a decade ago, campus ministries like InterVarsity (with which I serve) were slow to see the need for ministry to community college students and faculty. The …

New state law expands a pilot program that allows community colleges to offer bachelor’s degrees and allows colleges to increase the number of programs they offer from 15 to 30 per academic year. Assembly Bill 927, enacted by Governor Gavin Newsom on October 6, makes permanent the baccalaureate programs currently being piloted at 15 community …

Bachelor nurses are linked to better patient outcomes. At Petoskey’s McLaren Northern Michigan, nurses must graduate from BSN within five years of being hired. There are currently 94 nurses due to complete their BSN within the next five years, and that number is expected to increase. The projects of the Office for Labor Market Information …

AB 245 and other assembly bills will impact California community colleges Governor Gavin Newsom signs an Executive Order on Advances in Workforce Automation on International Workers’ Day at American River College on May 1, 2019. A number of bills have recently been passed adopted in 2021 that directly affect community colleges. (File photo) Many assembly …

The University of Maryland Medical System announced a $ 5.1 million initiative to recruit nurses and other clinical experts to work at the state’s community colleges. The University of Maryland Medical System on Monday announced a $ 5.1 million initiative to recruit nurses and other clinical experts to work at the state’s community colleges. “As …

Of course, Michigan university administrators don’t want lawmakers to allow community colleges to offer nursing license programs. These large institutions have enjoyed a state-sanctioned monopoly on most four-year study programs for decades, and they have made substantial lobbying efforts to keep this corner in the market. And any attempt to sneak into university strongholds, especially …

The University of Louisiana Monroe and the Louisiana Community and Technical College System have reached a new agreement that could revolutionize the education and training of nurses in Louisiana. Now, graduates with associate nursing degrees from any of the 12 LCTCS affiliated institutions can seamlessly and affordably transition to ULM to earn their Bachelor of …

All community colleges in California will be able to offer virtual medical and mental health care to students through a new partnership between the Foundation for California Community Colleges and TimelyMD, a telehealth provider that serves colleges and universities. The partnership, announcement Wednesday will give students 24-hour access to virtual health services through an app …

Sacramento, Calif., December 01, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – California Community Colleges are transform the way their students have access to medical and mental health care, in partnership with The California Community College Foundation (FondationCCC) and Timely®, the leading provider of telehealth specializing in higher education. California’s Budget Act 2021 includes $ 30 million in ongoing …