Community colleges: Is drug testing part of job training?
Acting Alabama Community College President Jimmy Baker said at a hearing that the community college system is exploring drug testing for students who are enrolled in certificate programs in order to train them on appropriate workplace behavior, since a positive drug test could cost an employee his or her job.
Mo. college warns budget cuts may lead to tuition hikes
Students at Ozarks Technical Community College could face a dramatic tuition increase if the state cuts education spending again, the school’s chancellor warned.
ECC president testifies before Mo. officials as more higher ed cuts loom
East Central College President Jon Bauer presented the case for Missouri’s community colleges to state lawmakers in an attempt to shield the state’s two-year colleges from further budget cuts.
UW-Madison pitches year of free tuition for some transfer students
University of Wisconsin-Madison officials want to provide at least a year of free tuition to students who transfer from one of several two-year colleges and who would be the first in their family to get a degree.
Fla. college honored for virtual tutoring success
As an employee at a construction subcontractor who has simultaneously endeavored to complete his education during the evening, the grind to finish various core courses already encompassed obvious challenges for Taylor Price, a 26-year-old student at Pensacola State College.
Ind. college system starts strategic planning process
Ivy Tech Community College has started a yearlong strategic planning process that seeks to examine its strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and mission.
Calif. colleges celebrates Career and Technical Education Month
The California Community Colleges will join with others this month to celebrate its workforce mission as part of the national Career and Technical Education Month