At the request of companies within its community, Bucks County Community College in Pennsylvania developed customized ESL programs designed to improve communication, increase employee retention and put workers on track for promotion.
Lisa Durden never thought a fiery exchange on a Fox News show would have any impact on her employment as an adjunct professor at Essex County College, an open-access, two-year community college headquartered in Newark, New Jersey.
CHICAGO — Yingying Zhang, the daughter of a working-class factory driver from China, took the same career path as many other young Chinese academics before her: She travelled to a university in the U.S. with dreams of one day landing a professorship and being able to help her parents financially. But just weeks after arriving […]
The U.S. Office of Personnel Management is partnering with Georgetown University’s School of Continuing Studies to provide financial benefits for eligible federal employees who are pursuing college career changes.
CARMEN AMBAR has been appointed the 15th president of Oberlin College. Ambar is the current president of Cedar Crest College. She earned her bachelor’s degree from Georgetown University, a master’s degree from Princeton University and a JD from Columbia University Law School.
THOMAS BYNUM has been appointed director of the Black studies program at Cleveland State University. He was previously an associate professor of history and director of the African-American studies program at Middle Tennessee State University. He earned a bachelor’s from Barton College, a master’s from Clark Atlanta University and a Ph.D. from Georgia State University.
MARCILYNN BURKE has been appointed dean of the School of Law at University of Oregon. Burke served as the associate dean and associate professor of law at University of Houston. She earned her bachelor’s degree from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a law degree from Yale Law School.
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