Community Colleges

Observing Reverse Transfers

Reverse transfers­—students changing from a four-year institution to a community college—are nothing new, but until now the phenomenon wasn’t well understood. “Reverse Transfer: A National View of Student Mobility from Four-Year to Two-Year Institutions,” a National Student Clearinghouse Research Center report, dispels some of the myths surrounding reverse transfers so administrators can better serve them.

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Contra Costa Community College District Implements Desire2Learn® Learning Suite as Single Platform for Three Distinct Colleges

With upwards of 60,000 students accessing the learning platform, Contra Costa selects Desire2Learn, citing the system's ease of use and capability to meet the needs of a diverse student population

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Los Angeles Colleges Resume $6-Billion Campus Building Projects

The L.A. Community College District had imposed a moratorium to examine whether campuses had sufficient funding to support a planned 60% increase in new facilities, particularly in light of severe state cuts.

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College Building Destroyed On Sept. 11 Reopening

Hours after the twin towers vanished from New York City's skyline on Sept. 11, 2001, nearby Fiterman Hall at Borough of Manhattan Community College remained standing.

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How GRCC's Job Training Programs Are Helping Displaced Workers Find Careers

Greg Wiseman found himself out of work for the first time in more than three decades in March 2011 when he was laid off from Steelcase.

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Northern Virginia Community College and StraighterLine Partner for Flexible Higher Education Options

StraighterLine and Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) announced today a partnership to provide another pathway to an affordable college degree.

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S.F. City College Opens Amid Uncertainty

On their first day of school this week at embattled City College of San Francisco, three Chinese-speaking students practiced an unfamiliar English phrase as they crossed the quad: "Save - City - College."

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Community Colleges Across California Face Accreditation Sanctions

Community colleges throughout California are facing sanctions from the agency that accredits colleges in the West, largely a result of the state cutting funding for several years as the federal government has stepped up performance standards.

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Calhoun Community College Offers Peek Into Renovated Huntsville Campus

The drawings are only conceptual and the reality may be "dramatically different," school officials said, but the plan for a proposed Huntsville campus overhaul of Calhoun Community College is dramatic.

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NorthWest Arkansas Community College May Have $1.6 M Shortfall

NorthWest Arkansas Community College's latest estimate predicts a $1.6 million shortfall for the fiscal year that ended June 30, officials said.

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