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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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J. Noah Brown Receives Bellwether Book Award

The Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) is proud to announce that ACCT President and CEO J. Noah Brown was recognized with the prestigious Bellwether Book Award during the 2013 Community College Futures Assembly on January 29 in Orlando, Florida.

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UBTech Conference 2013

June 10-12, 2013

Swan and Dolphin

Orlando, Fla.

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Community College Regional Manager – Zane State

Franklin University

Columbus, Ohio

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Reedley College

State Center Community College District

Reedley, Calif.

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The Plight of Part-Time Faculty

Part-time faculty play a vital role in university life. Colleges and universities offer part-time faculty little or no job security; limited professional development opportunities; few resources to engage students; late course assignments; and low pay.

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A Conversation Every Community College President Needs to Hear

University Business sat down with Tony Bates, author of 11 books in the field of online learning and distance education, to hear his thoughts about the growing importance and necessity of online learning technologies -- including MOOCs -- to higher ed institutions.

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Community College Professor Partners on Campus Bullying Research

New research on bullying at work on campus was conducted by Leah P. Hollis, president and lead consultant at diversity training and consulting group Patricia Berkly LLC with help from Clara Wajngurt, a professor of mathematics and computer science at Queensborough Community College, City University of New York.

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