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Ivy Tech Community College Selects Pearson’s Propero to Expand Access to Learning

Pearson today launched Propero, a higher education service designed to increase affordable access to higher education, and announced that Ivy Tech Community College will be using Propero to expand its degree completion options.

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Saginaw Valley State U, Michigan State U Come To Transfer Agreement For Agriculture, Natural Resources Students

Saginaw Valley State University students studying agriculture and natural resources now have a new opportunity open to them.

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Wayne County Community College To Offer Training For Skilled Jobs

A conglomerate of manufacturing entities has selected Wayne County Community College District to bolster the region's manufacturing work force.

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D.C. Needs an Independent Community College and a Smaller, Stronger U.D.C. (Opinion)

For many years, the District of Columbia was the only "state" or major metropolitan area without a community college. In 2009, the University of the District of Columbia created a community college division, which was meant to fill that void.

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Transforming Community College System Key to U.S. Competitiveness

The American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) released a report that calls for dramatic changes to America's community colleges to ensure U.S. competitiveness. The report outlines seven specific recommendations for reforming the country's community college system in its new report, Reclaiming the American Dream: A Report from the 21st-Century Commission on the Future of Community Colleges.

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Are College Entrants Overdiagnosed as Underprepared? (Opinion)

A few weeks ago, Dr. H. Gilbert Welch of Dartmouth College published an Op-Ed article in The New York Times critiquing the pervasive use of screening tests for early diagnosis in medicine. The rationale for widespread screening — to catch disease early, before people get really sick — is intuitively appealing.

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Follett Higher Education Group Increases Its Support for Student Achievement with $125,000 All-USA Community College Academic Team Sponsorship

Follett Higher Education Group, the nation's leading operator of college campus stores and foremost supplier of used textbooks, will again partner with Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society and USA TODAY to sponsor the 2012 All-USA Community College Academic Team. In their ongoing mission to drive student success, Follett has increased its sponsorship of this prestigious award to a total of $125,000.

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Charlie Earl To Retire As Chief Of State Community-College System

Under Earl's direction, the system has won national recognition for several programs that increased the number of students who finished their college degrees.

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Training Programs Based On Employment Needs On The Rise At Kalamazoo Valley Community College

Chase Abnet grew up watching his father climb tall power-line poles to bring back the lights during a blackout. By the time he was 15, his dad was teaching him how to climb them too.

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New President Picked For Tidewater Community College

Edna Victoria Baehre-Kolovani will be the new president of Tidewater Community College, state officials announced today.

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