A case study of Cuyahoga Community College
Officials at Cuyahoga Community College in Ohio have developed a MOOC consistent with its mission as a two-year school that provides developmental education, particularly in math, to get prospective students up to speed.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Wed, 08/28/2013 - 12:39pm
The Board of Trustees of Colorado Mountain College has selected five candidates as presidential finalists for the college. The Association of Community College Trustees is assisting with the search and a Presidential Screening Committee narrowed the pool of candidates for the Board of Trustees to consider.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Wed, 08/28/2013 - 12:15pm
The Northwest Athletic Association of Community Colleges has hired Scott Archer as its director of external operations, a new position. Archer, 30, will oversee all NWAACC tournaments and special events.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Wed, 08/28/2013 - 12:04pm
The impact of college on workforce outcomes has become a central issue in the ongoing debate about the role of postsecondary education in the American economy and society, and community colleges are at the center. This paper outlines policy considerations interested parties need to consider when examining former student workforce data.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Wed, 08/28/2013 - 11:03am
A recent report published by the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center shows the growing role of community colleges in promoting degree achievement. According to the report, more than 60 percent of the students who transferred from two-year schools during the 2005-2006 academic year obtained degrees at four-year institutions.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Wed, 08/28/2013 - 10:55am
As manufacturing makes a comeback, the California Community College Chancellor's Office wants to give students every opportunity to develop the skills needed to enter the manufacturing industry. The CCCCO's Division of Workforce and Economic Development recently received a grant to align advanced manufacturing education pathways at local community colleges with the needs of regional manufacturers.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Wed, 08/28/2013 - 10:37am
Since 1993, North Carolina Community Colleges has rated the state's 58 community colleges on eight points, including basic skills improvement, how students do on license tests, and how well transfer students do in a university. Alamance Community College got its grades for the last school year, and they are not stellar.