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  • The Maine Community College System has lost an integral part of its community. Charles M. Lyons, president of York County Community College, 68, died of cancer August 22. He was president of YCCC from 2006 until the time of his death and previously served as president of the University of Maine at Augusta from 2001 to 2006 and president of the University of Maine at Fort Kent from 1996 to 2001. He was also vice chancellor of the University of Maine System for three years.

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      Trends in eLearning: Tracking the Impact at Community Colleges

      UB WEB SEMINAR ARCHIVES Join UB's Web Seminar Director Kurt Eisele-Dyrli and his guest Fred Lokken, associate dean of the Truckee Meadows Community College WebCollege and author of the recent report on the state of eLearning in community colleges for the Instructional Technology Council. Lokken will describe the findings of a comprehensive survey of community colleges across the country, which explored cloud computing, mobile devices, the future of the learning management system and regional accreditation at two-year institutions.

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      Burkhart Appointed Provost, Mesa Community College (Az.)

      Patrick Burkhart has been named the provost of Mesa Community College. He His post began July 23. Most recently, Burkhart was an assistant director at Maricopa County Human Services Department where he was instrumental in creating regional partnerships with the City of Phoenix, Maricopa County Community College District, apprenticeship programs, and faith-based and other non-profit organizations. While working for Maricopa County he also held the positions of executive director of Maricopa Workforce Connections and strategic planning coordinator.

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      Marketing Communications Web Developer

      Waubonsee Community College
      Sugar Grove, IL
      This full-time position reports to the Marketing Communications Manager and serves as the technical lead for the college's website. This role also provides professional support in other aspects of online/electronic marketing communications.

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      Director of Financial Aid

      Mohave Community College
      Kingman, AZ
      Full time, $60,000-$90,000

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      Carroll Community College (Md.) Director Appointed to Maryland Advisory Committee

      Kathy Menasche, the senior director of Workforce and Business Development at Carroll Community College, was recently sworn in to the Maryland Advisory Commission on Manufacturing Competitiveness.

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      Where's the High End?

      I’ve been involved in a series of initiatives lately based on improving student success rates (defined as passing and graduating), closing racial and economic gaps, and helping students from underrepresented groups find their way into the jobs of the future. These are all good and worthy endeavors, and I’m happy to work with them. As worthwhile as they are, though, they share a theme. They all focus on the lower-achieving stratum of students. They’re all about raising the floor. I haven’t seen any large-scale initiatives about raising the ceiling for the high achievers.

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      Community Colleges Invited to Project on Civic and Democratic Learning

      The Association of American Colleges and Universities and The Democracy Commitment: An American Community College Initiative (TDC) have issued a call for proposals to community colleges across the nation to join a three-year curriculum and faculty development project called "Bridging Cultures to Form a Nation: Difference, Community, and Democratic Thinking."

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      Workforce Development Institute

      A comprehensive program for community college-based workforce service providers.
      January 30-February 2, 2013
      Sheraton San Diego Hotel and Marina
      San Diego, CA

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