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Technical college system helped land Foxconn Channel3000.com – WISC-TV3 (with video) Before Foxconn executives made the decision to build a facility in Wisconsin they met with leaders of the Wisconsin Technical College System to determine…



DataPoints

But then again…. : Americans are generally satisfied with their postsecondary experiences, but about half would choose a different major, degree or college if they could. (Read full PDF.) DataPoints is a biweekly feature of…


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Connecticut community colleges offer in-state tuition rates for New York residents Westfair Online Norwalk Community College, Housatonic Community College and Naugatuck Valley Community College are now offering New York residents the same in-state tuition rate…


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The Gene Haas Foundation has awarded $10,000 in scholarship funds for students in the computer-aided machining/manufacturing (CAMM) and computer numerically controlled (CNC) programs at Lorain County Community College in Ohio. Through the foundation, Gene Haas…


Accounting for everyone

In business, accountability is key. Companies are accountable to their boards, shareholders, and customers. They’re accountable to their mission. It’s no different in higher education, and for public institutions, accountability extends to their funders, including…


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More than $2M in state grants will help train workers Minneapolis Star Tribune The largest of the grants — $350,000 — went to Anoka-Ramsey Community College and a local construction services firm to train 571…


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Emergency grants help strapped students stay in college Minneapolis Star Tribune Starting this year, the Minnesota Office of Higher Education is launching its own emergency fund program for students, inspired in part by an administrator’s…



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In Georgia, Albany Technical College students in the diesel equipment technology program can gain new skills, thanks to a recent donation. Georgia company Yancey Brothers gave the college six pieces of equipment, including two Caterpillar…