Monthly Archives: March 2011

Accelerated Training Program Meets Local Needs, Even as Calls Rise for Nationwide Credentialing System

By Paul R. Bradley Editor Community College Week It was amid the wreckage of the Great Recession that St. Louis Community College assumed a prominent new role in trying to revive the region’s sagging economy. The college had long had … Continue reading

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POV: What Community Colleges Can Learn from For-Profit Schools

By Felipe Payan Computer Applications Instructor Los Angeles Southwest Community College I remember attending East Los Angeles Community College (ELAC) back in the fall of 1982. Ronald Reagan was president, interest rates were 19 percent, unemployment was hovering around 10 … Continue reading

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