Campus Issues


DataPoints

The STEM advantage: In general, STEM occupations that require either baccalaureate or sub-baccalaureate credentials tend to pay, on average, 29 percent more than other disciplines. (Read the PDF.) AACC StaffMore Posts – Website


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Promising results so far for Utah college’s free tuition program Deseret News Two years in, the Salt Lake Community College Promise is meeting its objectives of providing “life-altering” educational opportunities – and promoting college completion….


Funding roundup

NASA is helping students reach for the stars by awarding a total of $1.4 million to five community colleges through the Minority University Research and Education Project (MUREP). The colleges will establish new courses to…



Newsmakers

New CEOs Claudia Schrader will serve as president of Kingsborough Community College in New York as of September 15. She is currently provost and senior vice president for academic and student success at Bronx Community College…


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Ivanka Trump tours welding program at Lewis & Clark to promote workforce development Belleville News-Democrat (with video) The visit by Ivanka Trump, presidential adviser and daughter of the president, to the Illinois community college on…




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Macomb Community College exceeds $10M goal in largest-ever fundraising campaign Crain’s Detroit Business Macomb Community College (Michigan) exceeded the $10 million goal for its largest-ever fundraising campaign thanks to a $1 million donation from JPMorgan…