Community Colleges

Inquiring Minds

Six questions will-be transfers are (or should be) asking—and how advisors are answering them.

Community colleges have always been a popular place for students to begin their higher education career. Often smaller, closer, and more affordable than their four-year counterparts, they can help students get accustomed to college-level work or simply save on tuition. The national goal of producing more college graduates has increased the focus on ensuring students actually transfer on. Keith Coates, a student services advisor at Columbus State Community College, Delaware Campus (Ohio), reports that they’re seeing a lot of students who want to transfer but may not know to where.

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Gov. Patrick Calls For Overhaul Of State Community Colleges In State Of The State Address

Gov. Deval Patrick drew praise and criticism last night over a plan to remake the community-college system, including unifying the state's 15 campuses, unveiled in his annual state of the state address.

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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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