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Knight, Mary Beth – ProQuest LLC, 2010
Colleges and universities represent one of the most utilized sources of need-based financial aid information for students and families, and yet most research in access marketing is focused at the national and state levels. There is sparse published information about the effects of financial aid marketing observed through quantitative analysis, in…
Descriptors: Low Income Groups, Incidence, Attendance Patterns, Marketing
Nayak, Roshan – ProQuest LLC, 2016
In the wake of multistate outbreaks and subsequent economic cost and health causalities, food industry stakeholders formulated policies for their produce suppliers. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration's guidance on Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs) have been the basis for most of the industry initiated GAP certifications or audit processes. In…
Descriptors: Food, Agriculture, Food Standards, Program Implementation
Rivers, Hope Epps – ProQuest LLC, 2010
The idea that high unemployment rates give rise to higher enrollments for community colleges is widely accepted (Sundberg, 1998). However, according to Betts and McFarland (1995), not much is known empirically about the role that economic factors play in determining two-year college enrollment. Only a few states have included cyclical variables in…
Descriptors: Unemployment, Strategic Planning, Technical Institutes, Community Colleges
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Hershman, James H., Jr. – Journal of Negro Education, 1983
Describes the difficulties encountered by Virginia localities in marketing their school bonds in years immediately following the "Brown" decision (1954-1959). (GC)
Descriptors: Community Attitudes, Desegregation Effects, Economic Factors, Educational Finance
Puyear, Don – 1987
A study was conducted to assess the effects of 2 years of marketing and retention efforts in the Virginia community college system (VCCS) on the market segment of 18-21 year old students. The study examined enrollment trends between 1984 and 1986, using comparable data from a 1985 study. Study findings included the following: (1) the proportion of…
Descriptors: Age, College Attendance, Community Colleges, Declining Enrollment
2000
The following 14 papers, with abstracts and references, are compiled in this conference proceedings: "Exploring the Roles and Duties of Vocational Special Needs Educators" (Melanie Fagert); "Professional Competencies for Provisionally Licensed Career and Technical Education Teachers in Virginia" (Betty Heath-Camp, Daisy L.…
Descriptors: Academic Aspiration, Agricultural Education, Apprenticeships, Auto Mechanics
Craig, David G., Ed.; Kirby, Barbara M., Ed. – 1993
This proceedings includes the following papers: "The 'Thoughtful' Health Practitioner: A Study of a Theoretical Basis for Critical Inquiry Regarding Liberal Arts in Health Professions Curricula" (Mary Jo Belenski); "Secondary School Vocational Program Performance Standards and Measures: Virginia's System of Locally Directed…
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Agricultural Education, Allied Health Occupations Education, Black Students
Puyear, Donald E. – 1989
A study was conducted in the Virginia Community College System (VCCS) to identify changes in student retention rates since a marketing and retention initiative was undertaken in 1985. The study also sought to determine factors that may have affected retention and colleges that showed exceptionally high, low, or improved retention rates. The…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Persistence, Associate Degrees, Community Colleges