Submitted by Ann McClure on Mon, 04/16/2012 - 8:51pm
At the end of his first year at the Community College of Philadelphia, Christopher Thomas decided that his goal — to go back to school and get a degree — was no longer worth it. He was in debt from thousands of dollars in student loans.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Tue, 04/10/2012 - 7:39pm
Getting our state university system more closely working together with our technical college system would seem to be a win-win idea for our state and benefit many students who are seeking an education.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Mon, 04/02/2012 - 8:53pm
Audra Page made a penny-wise decision to start her education at a community college before transferring to Texas State University, but her attempt to overcome an expensive higher education system ended up more frustrating than frugal.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Mon, 03/05/2012 - 6:14pm
When students enroll at Grand Valley State University, they’re more likely now than a decade ago to take a class or two at another institution – typically a community college – as they pursue their degree.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Thu, 12/22/2011 - 6:19pm
Some higher education leaders in Missouri are seeking to make it easier for students to transfer to another school, reasoning that some college is better than none and that transfer students shouldn’t be penalized by being forced to take duplicative classes to get their degrees.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Tue, 11/29/2011 - 5:21pm
The University of Minnesota plans to accept fewer transfer students in coming years — a move that officials at two-year colleges say contradicts the state’s commitment to improve access to four-year degrees.