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Students Find Financial Reprieve At Colorado's Community Colleges

Smoother transfer agreements, admission guarantee build pipeline for CU

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Austin Community College Completes Acquisition Of Highland Mall

Austin Community College has completed its acquisition of Highland Mall for $1.7 million, clearing the way for the college to move ahead with plans to revitalize the site, officials announced today.

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OSU-Cascades Will Fill Hole In Ore. Education

The state is closing the giant hole in the middle of its public university system — Central Oregon.

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City College Cuts Seen As Inevitable

California's community college system Chancellor Jack Scott said Monday that it would be a "disaster" if City College of San Francisco lost its accreditation and had to close, and urged any reluctant college leaders to accept that cuts need to be made and do what needs to be done to save themselves.

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Kathleen Lee New Ivy Tech Chancellor For Central Region

Ivy Tech Community College has given its interim chancellor of the college's Central Indiana region a more permanent status.

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How Grand Rapids Community College Is Trying To Boost Student Performance

Developmental education courses have long been a barrier to success for students at Grand Rapids Community College, but administrators are hoping several new initiatives will help change that.

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Western Technical College To Repurpose Old Dam

Finding multiple uses for facilities is common at Western Technical College.

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Harford CC Will Have Little Liability, Likely Energy Savings With Solar Panel Deal, College Officials Say

Harford Community College's Board of Trustees unanimously approved a power purchase agreement Monday, which is expected to save the college more than $1 million in energy costs over 20 years.

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Mixed Reviews For Wisc. Tech Schools' Request To Boost Student Aid

While lawmakers in Madison acknowledge the need to invest in Wisconsin's technical colleges, it remains to be seen if they are willing to nearly double the amount of money available for state-financed student financial aid grants in the next state budget.

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The New Community College Try

There are too many worms. In a mid-Manhattan classroom, 20 applicants write their thoughts about going to community college on paper cutouts and stick them to a poster of a tree — multicolored, tapered leaves for hopes, square bits of trunk for strengths, squiggly worms for fears. The worms dominate.

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