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15 Colleges Earn $100,000 Grant from Walmart Foundation

             Fifteen community colleges will each receive a $100,000 grant from the Walmart Foundation to bolster faculty and staff engagement in student success efforts being promoted by the Achieving the Dream reform effort..             Each college already has been designated … Continue reading

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AACC Commission Challenges Community Colleges

By Paul Bradley Editor Community College Week   ORLANDO, Fla – The American Association of Community Colleges has issued a list of ambitious goals to help its 1,200 member colleges prosper in an era of heightened expectations and diminished financial … Continue reading

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Report: Successful College Initiatives Reach Fraction of Students

By Paul Bradley Just last week that President Obama gave community colleges a prominent spot in his State of the Union address, placing in the national spotlight the growing role of institutions that have long been unloved and underappreciated. But … Continue reading

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Budget Woes Threaten Completion Agenda

By Paul Bradley The ambitious community college completion agenda is colliding with harsh reality of shrinking budgets, overcrowded campuses and the absence of a lack of long-term financial plan to boost the number of Americans who hold degrees or certificates. … Continue reading

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Solving the Math Equation

The CCWeek website has been updated. The new edition features work being done to solve the developmental math equation. Achieving the Dream colleges are moving the needle. Read at: http://www.ccweek.com/news/templates/template.aspx?articleid=2773&zoneid=7

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Sink or Swim: How To Stay Afloat When Teaching an Online Course

By Janet Hawkins, Associate Director of Public Affairs, Washtenaw Community College The technology used today in the distance learning classroom can be mind numbing for some of us boomers. I am a community college PR/marketing professional in my mid-50s, and I … 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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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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