Posts tagged: Community Colleges - Diverse

2 Arkansas Community Colleges Merge

by Associated Press | August 1, 2017
FORREST CITY, Ark. — A technical institute in eastern Arkansas has merged with a neighboring [...] Read more

Apprenticeship Programs Gaining Momentum

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | July 30, 2017
President Donald J. Trump and Congress are looking to expand apprenticeship opportunities, laud [...] Read more

Recently Retired President Simpson Forever Open to Change

by Lois Elfman | July 18, 2017
At a time when community colleges are more important than ever in providing access to higher ed [...] Read more

Chicago Nonprofit Provides Support to Illinois College Students

by Catherine Morris | July 16, 2017
One Million Degrees is a Chicago-based foundation that provides support to nearly 700 students [...] Read more

Students With Disabilities: We Want Our Fair Chance at College

by Ya-Marie Sesay | July 13, 2017
Students with disabilities deserve access to higher education to achieve their dreams and goals [...] Read more

Arizona Ex-lawmaker Wants Immigrant Tuition Decision Barred

by Clarice Silber, Associated Press | July 12, 2017
PHOENIX — A former legislator who championed most of Arizona’s toughest immigration laws is [...] Read more

Community Colleges Viewing Workforce Development Through Regional Lens

by Catherine Morris | July 11, 2017
California and Pennsylvania community college systems are focusing on bridging a growing skills [...] Read more

University of Arkansas Won’t Sell Alcohol Despite Approval

by Associated Press | July 6, 2017
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — University of Arkansas doesn’t plan on selling alcohol at intercol [...] Read more

Ohio Empowers Community Colleges to Address Industry Needs

by Catherine Morris | July 5, 2017
Ohio has become the 24th state to allow its community colleges to offer four-year degrees. [...] Read more

Money Woes Forcing Oregon to Alter Community College Promise

by Associated Press | June 29, 2017
PORTLAND, Ore. — The Oregon Promise may not be kept to students from wealthier families. The [...] Read more

Industry Pitching In to Support Higher Ed ESL

by Lois Elfman | June 27, 2017
At the request of companies within its community, Bucks County Community College in Pennsylvani [...] Read more

Professor Durden’s Firing Highlights Adjuncts’ Shaky Footing

by Catherine Morris | June 26, 2017
Lisa Durden never thought a fiery exchange on a Fox News show would have any impact on her empl [...] Read more

Some 2-year Colleges Test-driving New Model

by Catherine Morris | June 25, 2017
Dougherty Family College is among a wave of two-year colleges that offer associate’s degrees [...] Read more

Mississippi’s Largest Community College Warned by Accreditor

by Associated Press |
JACKSON, Miss. — Mississippi’s largest community college has been put on warning by its acc [...] Read more

AAUP Adds 2 Institutions, Removes 2 From Censure List

by Tiffany Pennamon | June 19, 2017
The American Association of University Professors’ censure list, currently composed of 56 ins [...] Read more