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The number of students attending Texas community colleges fell below enrollment at four-year universities in the state for the first time since the 1990s, as many two-year schools continue to face strong demand. declining enrollments due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Council. Community colleges saw an almost 11% drop …

The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Council has announced that the number of students attending Texas public universities offering four-year courses has increased. This is a first since the 1990s. In addition, schools offering two-year community college courses continue to struggle with the sharp drop in enrollment. The trend has started since the start of the …

This week’s American Public University System (APUS), whose name obscures the fact that it is a for-profit college, announcement he had signed an agreement with the chancellor’s office of the California Community Colleges (CCC) system that will allow graduates of these community colleges “to transition seamlessly to APUS as a junior – without loss of …

The State Council of Community Colleges returned to North Carolina Community College System (NCCCS) on October 14 and 15 for their monthly meeting. It was their first gathering in the Council of State chamber since January 2020. Chairman of the Board, Burr Sullivan, welcomed two new members of the Board of Trustees: Tom Looney, appointed …

Advocates and community college leaders in California applaud the state’s new legislation that allows two-year institutions to award four-year degrees. Assembly Bill 927, promulgated by Gov. Gavin Newsom on Oct. 6, makes the piloted baccalaureate programs at 15 community colleges permanent and allows other community colleges in the state to create the programs as well. …

The Aspen Institute, a national leader in the student success program, postulates that community colleges play a critical role in workforce development. Their general mission is to provide academic programs and vocational training to prepare students for jobs or to transfer to four-year colleges and universities. In order to access and use community college training …

By MARY SELL, Alabama Daily News Alabama community college credit enrollments rose more than 6% system-wide this fall, according to preliminary figures. Enrollment is now around 75,600 students taking courses that count toward degrees or certifications, up from 70,904 in fall 2020, according to data from the Alabama Community College System shared with Alabama Daily …

Don Doucette, Chancellor of Eastern Iowa Community Colleges (EICC), will retire on July 1, 2022, at the end of his current employment contract, after 11 years of seniority, according to a press release on Wednesday. The EICC board plans to conduct a national search for its successor. “Doucette took college [EICC] to the next level …

Across the United States States, community college enrollments have been drastically reduced by the pandemic’s impact on prospective students. In fact, community college enrollments in the spring of 2021 fell 9.5% from year to year. That’s a loss of around 476,000 students, contributing to the largest overall drop in higher education enrollment in more than …

Current and prospective College of Southern Maryland (CSM) students will have the opportunity to learn how to transfer their credits from CSM to over 60 colleges and universities by attending the Fall Virtual Transfer Fair, October 11-14 . Maryland, outlet Historically black colleges and universities in the mid-Atlantic region are planning to participate in the …