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Motlow State Comm. College, Middle Tennessee State U Reach Dual-Admission Agreement

Middle Tennessee State University and Motlow State Community College have announced a dual-admission program that will help students earning a two-year associate's degree to apply those credits toward a bachelor's degree.

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Delgado's Leader Gets Job With Statewide Community-College System

Ron Wright, who had been Delgado Community College's chancellor before going on medical leave earlier this year, has been tapped to lead the development of Centers of Excellence throughout the Louisiana Community and Technical College System. Wright, 64, whose appointment was effective Tuesday, had been Delgado's leader since July 2008.

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Salt Lake Community College Gets Selective For Getting Into Health Programs

In a dramatic departure from past practice, the college’s School of Health Sciences will give priority to students who demonstrate the best chance of success in associate’s-degree programs for nurses, dental hygienists and radiological technicians. Criteria announced Tuesday replace a first-come, first-served system that resulted in multiyear wait lists.

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Education Secretary Arne Duncan On Community Colleges: They Can 'Transform Lives'

In a recent video addressed to the public, U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan again reiterated the importance of income-based student loan repayment options and weighed in on the significance of community colleges.

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Community Colleges Lead Growth In Local Higher Ed

If students in Texas colleges are feeling a little cramped on campus, it isn't just their imaginations.

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Task Force Moves Toward Rationing Access To Community Colleges

After years of funding cuts, the open-door system must change and prioritize, the panel suggests, starting with a 22-point reform plan.

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Four-Year Schools Courting Community College Graduates

More students enrolling in two-year programs; more continuing studies at four-year colleges

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College Showing Off Green Building

North Shore Community College is celebrating the completion of a $31 million building project that puts it on the cutting edge of the green building movement.

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High Cost Of First-Year Community College Dropouts

Like making a bad bet in Vegas, taxpayers gamble hundreds of millions of dollars a year on community college students who quit as freshmen - many in California.

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Study: $4 Billion Goes To Community College Dropouts

A new national study reports that federal, state, and local governments invested nearly $4 billion in full-time community college students who dropped out after their first year.

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