Teaching & Learning
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Serving Students While Staying True to the Mission
9/24/2012 - Facing a capacity crunch, community colleges are looking to innovate, reassess their core strategies and revamp their programs while they continue to meet one of their most basic missions.
Capital Improvements in Tough Fiscal Times
9/19/2012 - Colleges are grappling with the dilemma of providing 21st-century education and job training in aging classrooms, laboratories and lecture halls with dwindling public funding to pay for upgrades.
Aligned on Academic Progress for Nurses
9/18/2012 - To fulfill a shared goal to prepare a robust nursing workforce, five national organizations sign a statement of support of academic progression for nursing students and graduates.
It Just Makes Sense
9/11/2012 - Pottstown Mercury editorial about the value of a community college education.
Reflecting on Pell Grant's 40 Years
9/7/2012 - In 2010, 9.6 million students benefited from Pell grants. That’s a drastic increase from Pell’s first year, when 176,000 students received the grants.
Chinese Reporter on Assignment in N.C.
7/31/2012 - A Chinese journalist has spent several months in Sanford, N.C., learning about Americans, American culture and especially American community colleges.
Getting the Word Out About Job Skills
8/24/2011 - Discovery Communications launched a new website compiling education and training resources and public service announcements (PSAs) on workforce development and career training.
Grants for Special Ed Pre-Service Programs
10/09/2009 - The U.S. Department of Education is seeking proposals from higher ed institutions, including community colleges, for competitive grants to improve the quality of special education paraprofessional pre-service programs.
NSF FY 2010 Budget Request Details
05/15/2009 - The National Science Foundation (NSF) has released the details of its FY 2010 budget request to Congress and the news is good for community colleges.
USAID SEED Program RFP Now Available Online
01/26/2009 - The SEED Program funded by USAID and administered by Georgetown University provides training to youth, community leaders throughout Central America & the Caribbean. 2009 RFP is available, proposals due Feb 25.
CCNCCE Conference to Take Place May 21-23 in Scottsdale, AZ
03/19/2008 - Community college faculty, staff, and administrators are invited to attend the 17th annual conference of the Community College National Center for Community Engagement Conference (CCNCCE) in Scottsdale, AZ, May 21-23, 2008.
2007 Community Service Honor Roll Applications Available
09/06/2007 - The President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll program is underway. The Honor Roll recognizes colleges and universities for their encouragement and support of noteworthy student community service and service learning efforts.