Monthly Archives: April 2011

Aspen Institute Opens College Competition

Let the numbers crunching begin – at least for 120 lucky community colleges. Those institutions are being invited to compete for the $1 million Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence, an effort by the Aspen Institute for College Excellence to … Continue reading

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Beyond First Responders: Community Colleges Embrace New Homeland Security Paradigm

By Paul Bradley Editor Community College Week Long before the 9-11 terror attacks made calls for coordinated homeland security efforts an urgent national priority, community colleges were providing training and resources for local security needs. Data from the National Center … Continue reading

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Five Lessons on College Retention from Early Colleges

By Cecilia L. Cunningham President and Founder, Middle College National Consortium, and Roberta S. Matthews, Provost and Vice-President for Academic Affairs, Brooklyn College Through the work of the Middle College National Consortium and the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation, we … Continue reading

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