ERIC Number: ED471396
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: N/A
The News, Fall 2002.
Giles, Ray, Ed.
The News, Fall 2002
This fall 2002 newsletter from the Community College League of California contains several articles, news stories, and the brochure from the 2002 Annual Convention, "Celebrating the Way California LEARNS." Articles include: (1) "Nursing Shortage Poses Dilemma for Colleges: Access vs. Efficiency," a discussion of the debate over how to increase the number of nurses trained by California community colleges to meet the state's growing nursing shortage; (2) "Transfers Flock to CSU Campuses; UCLA, Phoenix, Berkeley also Popular," a summary of the transfer activity of California community college students from 1993 to 2001; (3) "From my Perspective: Colleges Challenged to Meet State's Workforce Needs," an interview with Steven Levy about his analyses and forecasts for the California economy; (4) "Embry-Riddle, DeVry Popular Among Students Seeking Specialized Degrees," a discussion of two career-oriented private universities that are successful in attracting a significant number of California transfer students; and (5) "Web sites Help Explain Changes, Challenges in CA Cities, Suburbs," the description of a Web site that tracks a variety of social and economic trends. In addition, the newsletter includes several "On Campus" news stories and announcements of community college appointments. (CB)
Descriptors: College Transfer Students, Community Colleges, Technical Education, Transfer Programs, Two Year College Students, Two Year Colleges, Vocational Education
Community College League of California, Communications Department, 2017 O Street, Sacramento, CA 95814-5284. Tel: 916-444-8641; Web site: http://www.ccleague.org/.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Community Coll. League of California, Sacramento.