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$11M Maine Gift Will Expand Community College

A gift of nearly $11 million will enable a state community college campus in central Maine to expand by as many as 2,000 students, helping to accommodate the huge demand from those seeking enrollment, Gov. Paul LePage and other officials announced Monday.

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Tidewater CC Selects New Leaders For Two Local Campuses

Two new leaders have been picked to lead Tidewater Community College's Portsmouth and Norfolk campuses.

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House Bill Would Expand Grants To College Students

On television and billboards throughout Hampton Roads, advertisements inform students that if they enroll at Tidewater Community College, it can be a gateway to four-year schools such as the University of Virginia.

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College Of The Albemarle Hires Its First Security Chief

Murder, a bomb threat and a student with an assault weapon.

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New Sacramento City College Facility Debuts At UC Davis

A Sacramento City College center in Davis that is the first community college on a University of California campus is set to open its doors to students on Saturday.

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Shaping The Future Of Higher Education

College costs are rising. Student debt is mounting. And most Americans say college fails to deliver good values.

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California Community Colleges Approve Overhaul

Over the objections of angry college students and worried faculty members, California community college leaders voted Monday to support a systemwide overhaul that could end many free classes for older adults and squeeze out students who fail to move quickly through the system.

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Private Sector Gets Job Skills; Public Gets Bill

North Carolina is picking up much of the cost. It is paying about $1 million to help nearly 400 workers acquire these skills, and a community college has committed to develop a custom curriculum that Caterpillar has valued at about $4.3 million.

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Clerk: Grand Rapids Community College Could Save $250,000 By Posing Tax Increase Request In August Or November Instead Of May

Grand Rapids Community College would save about $250,000 by moving its possible tax increase request to August or November, instead of the recommended May election date, Kent County Clerk Mary Hollinrake said.

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