Category Archives: Minorities and Higher Education

It’s a Tie: Walla Walla, Santa Barbara Share Aspen Prize

By Paul Bradley Editor, CCWeek WASHINGTON — Two West Coast community colleges with different missions but common goals share the second Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence, the nation’s signature recognition of achievement and performance among the country’s  community colleges. … Continue reading

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Transforming Teacher Education

Preparing Education Majors for 21st Century Teaching By Tawn Hauptli Faculty Education Studies Department Mesa Community College Mesa, Ariz. On Nov. 9, 2010, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan released the national educational technology plan. “The plan,” the document says, “recognizes that … Continue reading

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Across the Potomac, Reform Agenda Takes Hold

(This article also appeared in the Nov.1, 2010 issue of Community College Week) By William Trueheart President and CEO Achieving the Dream ”It’s time to reform our community colleges so that they provide Americans of all ages a chance to … Continue reading

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Summit Leaves Leaders Wanting More

By Paul Bradley Editor Community College Week For the nation’s community colleges, the White House Summit on Community Colleges was their long-awaited day in the spotlight. Often neglected, frequently overlooked and sometimes even ridiculed, two-year colleges were explicitly recognized at … Continue reading

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Meeting of The Minds

Cooke Foundation Initiative Connects Transfers To Top Colleges (This article appeared in the Oct. 4 issue of Community College Week)  Paul Bradley Editor Community College Week  They are the oddest of higher education bedfellows, the rich kid and his poor … Continue reading

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POV: Community Colleges’ Role in Economic Development

Forging Strategic Partnerships with Businesses Can Advance Entrepreneurial Learning (This article appeared in the Oct. 4 issue of Community College Week) Heather Van Sickle Executive Director National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship and Andre Taylor CEO Taylor Insight Entrepreneurship and … Continue reading

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POV: Education is the Gateway to Opportunity

America Must Recommit Itself To Education for All (This article originally appeared in the Huffington Post (www.huffingtonpost.com) and was reprinted with permission in the Sept. 20, 2010 issue of Community College Week.) By U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar D-28th District, Texas … Continue reading

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