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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 …