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Guth, Douglas J. – Community College Journal, 2018
Community colleges are attempting to bridge America's widening blue-collar skills gap through workforce development programs promising living-wage jobs that don't require four years of college. While trade, construction and manufacturing companies are starving for talented workers, these fields also suffer from an image problem, one fueled by…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Labor Force Development, Job Skills, Vocational Education
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Finkel, Ed – Community College Journal, 2018
The announcement that Taiwanese manufacturing giant Foxconn will bring 13,000 jobs to Wisconsin and partner with Gateway Technical College is great news for the state's community and technical colleges and their students, but it's not particularly surprising. The state's two-year colleges have been notching all sorts of workforce development…
Descriptors: Two Year Colleges, Community Colleges, Vocational Education, Labor Force Development
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Pierce, Dennis – Community College Journal, 2018
Across the nation, community colleges are serving an increasing number of adults who are trying to learn new skills or return to the workforce. Some of these students offer particular challenges, such as newly released prisoners, older adults and veterans transitioning to civilian life. While each of these nontraditional populations has its own…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Adult Learning, Nontraditional Students, Correctional Institutions
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Pierce, Dennis – Community College Journal, 2018
A rise in racial tensions nationwide has heightened the need for community college leaders to have candid conversations about race on their campuses. "Dialogue is the only path to creating community," says Joseph Grenny, co-author of "Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking When Stakes Are High." But talking about race,…
Descriptors: Race, Community Colleges, Social Justice, Equal Education
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Finkel, Ed – Community College Journal, 2018
This article explores how four community college faculty leaders draw upon their past experiences and current motivation to brighten students' futures.
Descriptors: Community Colleges, College Faculty, Teacher Role, Teacher Leadership
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Guth, Douglas J. – Community College Journal, 2018
Life in the new workplace means effectively supervising employees hailing from a variety of diverse backgrounds. As people are living and working longer than ever before, administrators also are learning to manage a mix of generations housed together under one roof. The modern office is now home to baby boomers born between 1946 and 1964,…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Generational Differences, School Personnel, Employees
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Pierce, Dennis – Community College Journal, 2018
To help meet the surging demand for medical care as veterans returned home from World War II, Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College (MGCCC) created its first nursing program back in 1944. Since that time, the college has become a leader in local health care education--and a brand-new Nursing and Simulation Center will help further this legacy.…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Nursing Education, Apprenticeships, Educational Finance
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Guth, Douglas J. – Community College Journal, 2018
Community college students are faced with a variety of complex procedures and decisions, from navigating financial aid applications and lengthy course lists, all the while determining how these immediate choices will serve their long-term educational goals. For many individuals either thinking about community college or already enrolled, these…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, College Students, Student Characteristics, College Administration
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Finkel, Ed – Community College Journal, 2018
Many community colleges have been in their communities for decades, and some take it for granted that campus stakeholders, prospective students and their families, and the public at large understands who they are and what they do. But like entities of all kinds, community colleges are becoming increasingly aware of the need to forge a consciously…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Institutional Characteristics, Institutional Mission, Institutional Advancement
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Finkel, Ed – Community College Journal, 2018
State community college systems and their two-year colleges have spent the 2010s reexamining and redesigning decades-old developmental education tracks to ensure students get what they need--and only what they need--with an eye toward moving them more quickly into college-level courses and, eventually, the degree or certificate they want.…
Descriptors: Developmental Programs, Community Colleges, Two Year Colleges, Remedial Programs
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Pierce, Dennis – Community College Journal, 2018
Cutting programs and laying off staff is one of the hardest parts of a community college president's job. Not only is it emotional for everyone involved, but the political fallout can be damaging as well. How campus leaders arrive at the difficult choice to cut staff and programs, and how they communicate their decision to stakeholders, can make a…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, College Presidents, Program Termination, Retrenchment
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Boerner, Heather – Community College Journal, 2018
Tarrant and Dallas counties are side-by-side blocks comprising 1,772 square miles. They are home to the region's big economic centers, Fort Worth and Dallas, respectively. If you look only at the Texas Federal Reserve Banks' data on regional economic growth, the picture here is rosy. But if you look below the surface, the story is different. It…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Partnerships in Education, Leaders, School Business Relationship
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Finkel, Ed – Community College Journal, 2018
Community college sports teams don't play in nationally televised bowl games or championship tournaments that inspire betting pools in offices across America, but athletic teams at community colleges, especially those in rural areas, play a vital role in attracting a cohort of students who are culturally diverse. This article discusses the…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, College Athletics, Two Year College Students, College Housing
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Pierce, Dennis – Community College Journal, 2018
Community college leaders would be hard pressed to find a federal statute that has had such a tremendous impact, yet is as widely misunderstood--even reviled--as Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972. Simply put, the law states that any educational program or activity receiving federal funding cannot discriminate on the basis of gender.…
Descriptors: Educational Legislation, Gender Discrimination, Federal Legislation, Sex Fairness
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Guth, Douglas J. – Community College Journal, 2018
Student athletes face challenges that many of their traditional peers do not. Not only are athletes expected to perform in their sport, they're also required to achieve in the classroom, a dual hardship for a demographic already tackling the difficulties associated with non-traditional learning. But with athletics programs entrenched at many…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, College Athletics, Intercollegiate Cooperation, Athletes
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