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Jamestown Community College President to Retire

Gregory DeCinque will retire as Jamestown Community College president at the close of this academic year, leaving him just short of two decades at the helm and the longest-serving president in the school's history. No successor has yet been picked.

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Shackleford Named State Community College President of the Year

The State Board of Community Colleges has named Dr. Bob Shackleford the President of the Year.

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Brown Seeks To Reshape California's Community Colleges

The governor wants to limit the number of credits students can accumulate.

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Presidents Academy Summer Institute

July 20-23, 2013

Baltimore, MD

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Confessions of a Community College Dean

When Matthew Reed was dean of The County College of Morris, he started an anonymous blog -- "Confessions of a Community College Dean" -- where he blended wonkish observations on education policy with a playful take on his life in the North Jersey suburbs: "Foucault, plus lawn care," as he puts it.

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Schenectady County CC (N.Y.) to Offer Classes in Albany County

This fall, Schenectady County Community College will offer classes on the second floor of the Albany County building in downtown Albany, officials said. Details are still being worked out ... and the college has not yet decided on the courses that will be taught in the 10,000 square foot space.

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Morgan CC Ambassadors Help Boost Interest in College

Morgan Community College (Col.) continues to offer its Student Ambassadors' Program, now in its fourth year, to area high school students. Ambassadors are high school representatives who recruit for MCC on a monthly basis by doing a presentation to a high school club or class or attend a community event with MCC.

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A-B Tech Community College Increases Spring Enrollment

A-B Tech Community College goes against the national trend by posting an increased enrollment of nearly 8 percent for its spring semester.

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Seven Trends that Will Shape Digital and Web in Higher Ed in 2013

UB's Internet Technology writer Karine Joly looks back on the last seven years to make seven technology-driven predictions for higher ed in the coming year.

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Cross-Training Allows Two Community Colleges to Do More with Less

With budgets still tight and a workforce still lean, some higher ed institutions, including Houston Community College and Onondaga Community College (N.Y.), are applying an old approach that allows them to do more with less: cross-training.

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