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University of Wisconsin consolidation proposal follows higher education trends Wisconsin Public Radio News (with audio) Experts say colleges need to attract local high school grads to help enrollment. UW System president hopes to grow number…


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Students to attend National Science conference in D.C. Madera Tribune Two Madera Community College Center students are among 50 students chosen from throughout the U.S. to attend the National Science Foundation-Advanced Technological Education conference set…


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University of Wisconsin officials announce plan to merge colleges with four-year campuses Wisconsin State Journal University of Wisconsin (UW) System officials are pursuing a plan to merge the state’s two-year UW Colleges with its four-year…


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Western Dakota Tech is increasing opportunities for nurses KEVN Black Hills Fox (with video) Jobs aren’t a guarantee anymore for college grads, but for students in the medical fields like nursing, their jobs are in…


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UW System will propose merging two- and four-year campuses to cut costs, raise graduation numbers Milwaukee Journal Sentinel University of Wisconsin System President Ray Cross is expected to announce this week a sweeping proposal to…


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How drones could be ‘lifesaving’ in an emergency CNN Disaster drones designed and built at Hinds Community College in Mississippi can, among other things, deliver medicine to hard-to-reach remote locations. Study: Percentage of CPS students…


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Virginia’s pay for performance grant unique take on ‘free’ community college WVTF (with audio) Students pay a third of the cost up front. If they complete the class and earn their credential, the state pays…


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University of Maryland gets $219.5M gift for scholarships Middletown Press An endowment of a pilot program will provide need-based scholarships to 40 engineering majors who come from Maryland’s community colleges. State needs skilled workers American…


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Colleges are marketing drone pilot courses, but the career opportunities are murky MIT Technology Review At least 15 community colleges offer them, but it’s not clear how many students parlay their new skills into jobs….


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Kansas universities, colleges see mixed enrollment results Associated Press Recent data show that fall enrollment figures have increased among technical colleges in Kansas but have decreased for most state universities and community colleges. Local coalition…