Community Colleges

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San Jose Community College Off Probation

San Jose City College and Evergreen Valley College both got a bump from their regional oversight board last week, with City College being taken off probation and Evergreen getting its "warning status" removed.

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State Community College Board Starts Search for New Director

The Illinois Community College Board has started searching for a new executive director. Illinois has 48 community colleges in 39 districts and has the nation's third largest community college system enrollment.

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LA Community College District Chancellor to Resign

The chancellor of the Los Angeles Community College District announced Tuesday that he will resign his post, leaving behind a system grappling with poor graduation and transfer rates and daunting budget cuts.

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Advocates for State Universities, Community Colleges Complain Of Neglect

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's plan for a $2 billion long-term science and technology initiative at UConn has left some educators in the state university and community college system feeling slighted.

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Statistics on Students at Community Colleges

This document breaks down enrollment, gives a population projection, explains the characteristics of community colleges, provides a CEO salary survey and more.

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Community Colleges Are Critical in Training the Work Force We Need

Federal economists estimate that 2 million jobs go unfilled today as a result of training, skills, and education gaps. The same is true in Pennsylvania. In a report submitted last year by the Governor's Manufacturing Advisory Council, it was noted that the number of new workers entering manufacturing, coupled with the manufacturing sector's growth, has left a staggering gap of available skilled workers.

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High Schoolers Asked to Consider Community College

Four-year colleges are often seen as the natural next step for high school students, but business leaders and politicians want teens to consider another option: community college.

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Obama Touts Community College Training

President Barack Obama on Wednesday touted the partnership between auto-parts maker Linamar Corp. and Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College in making the case that government should do more to train workers for the jobs of the future.

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State Farm Donates $1.5M to Heartland Community College

A $1.5 million gift from State Farm Companies Foundation to Heartland Community College will be used primarily for scholarships to needy students seeking work skills in high-demand areas such as information technology.

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Diversity Center to Open at Corning Community College

To Brandon Griewank, diversity is about celebrating our differences, not tolerating them. On Feb. 25, he’ll help mark a step toward that goal, the opening of the Center for Diversity and Inclusion at Corning Community College.

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