A partnership among two state universities and a community college has made it easier for students in rural western Kentucky to earn a baccalaureate in engineering.
Many of the high school students who qualified for the EXCELerate program at Tulsa Community College faced financial challenges that prohibited them from participating in college-level programs.
By modernizing and reauthorizing the Workforce Investment Act, which is responsible for the employment of nearly 4.6 million Americans over the past year, Congress can help local communities make meaningful inroads against unemployment.
Seventeen percent of college presidents responding to a 2012 survey said they were insufficiently prepared in public relations as a first-time president, up from 9 percent in 2006.
While open access and community building have remained steadfast beliefs at community colleges, leaders now must address an evolving set of stakeholder expectations and the challenge associated with multiple missions.
According to the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill, one in four adults—about 60 million Americans—experience a mental health disorder in a given year.
Businesses must help drive training by playing a role in the development of curriculum and credentialing programs, partnering with educational institutions and government, and in some cases funding new training facilities.