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Kudos DeRionne Pollard, president of Maryland’s Montgomery College, is a recipient of the 2017 Carnegie Corporation of New York’s Academic Leadership Award. As the only community college president selected, Pollard — who also serves on…


Being good neighbors

Community colleges traditionally have provided a combination of liberal arts education and/or career training, depending on a student’s goals and outlook. Ed Finkelis an education writer based in Illinois.More Posts


Lessons from a VFA journey

For years, Western Iowa Tech Community College (WITCC) observed, noted and raised concerns regarding the mismatch between the community college mission to impact a diverse range of students and communities, and the ill-fitting standards used…


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This local college program connects students with $18-an-hour jobs in little time Sacramento Bee San Saeteurn took welding classes at American River College for only a few months before he was tapped by recruiters from…




Q&A with Ralph Nader

Ralph Nader has dedicated his life to activism and advocacy and is known for his involvement in consumer protection, environmentalism and government reform causes. He founded several organizations, including the Center for Study of Responsive…


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Standardization in online education Inside Higher Ed Accreditor’s rejection of Scottsdale Community College’s proposed expansion suggests that consistency and mandated faculty training could become a focus for quality control in online learning. Tuition rises at…


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Candidates for governor promise heavy spending on Tennessee’s technical colleges WPLN Technical colleges could get a big boost under Tennessee’s next governor. Community college students say ‘Oui’ to France – and science Christian Science Monitor…