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Pierce, Dennis – Community College Journal, 2020
"Green" jobs that contribute to preserving the environment are among the fastest-growing careers in the U.S., according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. With the rising need for workers to fill these positions, and surging interest among students in environmental careers, community colleges are creating new courses, certifications and…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, School Community Relationship, Sustainable Development, Demand Occupations
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Finkel, Ed – Community College Journal, 2020
Rural areas depend upon community colleges to train people for the fields that match their regions' current and growing needs. To do so, these colleges must keep abreast of the employment trends in their area, be aware of where jobs have been lost and where they are being gained and determine how to recruit students who might be reluctant to be…
Descriptors: Rural Schools, Employment, Education Work Relationship, Community Colleges
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Guth, Douglas J. – Community College Journal, 2020
Despite declines in the number of liberal arts bachelor's degrees awarded by four-year colleges, the growth in liberal arts at community colleges has made up the difference, countering a national narrative that the field is in crisis. As designated by the National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities Act, the liberal arts cover a range of…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Liberal Arts, College Curriculum, Labor Force Development
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Finkel, Ed – Community College Journal, 2020
New and rising community college leaders follow their own path, with the help of mentoring, networking and leadership development opportunities. To become campus leaders in the first place, they have followed in the footsteps of others by learning from them, both informally through mentoring and networking, and more intentionally at gatherings…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, College Administration, Leadership Training, Mentors
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Pierce, Dennis – Community College Journal, 2020
Fueled by exponential advances in technology, the world will change more in the next few decades than in all of human history, futurist Thomas Frey says. Community college leaders will have to think beyond traditional structures such as semester-length courses and two-year degree programs, designing micro-learning experiences that better match…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, College Role, Educational Needs, Educational Change
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Guth, Douglas J. – Community College Journal, 2020
Study abroad can be a crucial opportunity for learners to thrive in a global, interconnected economy. While overseas study programs prepare participants for the worldwide workforce, community college students are at a disadvantage if these journeys are not integrated into the classroom experience. As many two-year institutions lack a dedicated…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Consortia, Community Colleges, Two Year College Students
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Pierce, Dennis – Community College Journal, 2020
There tends to be a belief that community colleges are focused on the needs of their immediate communities. However, employers everywhere are looking for a more globally competent workforce. Even if that means to be an informed citizen who can help solve complex problems is changing, with challenges such as climate change or the coronavirus…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Global Approach, College Faculty, Partnerships in Education
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Finkel, Ed – Community College Journal, 2020
International students contribute much to community college campuses and their surrounding communities, both economically and culturally. In the 2018-19 academic year, community colleges enrolled more than 86,000 international students, according to data from the Institute of International Education's Open Doors report. However, at a time when…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Foreign Students, Student Recruitment
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Pierce, Dennis – Community College Journal, 2020
Community college leaders have very demanding jobs. They are pulled in many directions, both professionally and personally--and they're responsible for the welfare of hundreds or even thousands of students, faculty and staff. But, as the safety instructions on an airplane imply, those in positions of authority have to take care of themselves…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Leadership Responsibility, College Administration, Administrator Role
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Guth, Douglas J. – Community College Journal, 2020
The coronavirus pandemic has tasked recently hired presidents at two-year institutions with preserving their charges' safety and health, representing an unprecedented leadership test alongside acclimating to a new campus. Newly minted presidents interviewed by "Community College Journal" -- Daria Willis, president of Everett Community…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, College Presidents, Communicable Diseases, Disease Control
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Finkel, Ed – Community College Journal, 2020
Community college presidencies don't last forever. Sometimes they do last until retirement, but in other cases, leaders decide they want to make at least one move before then, which usually entails a move to another institution. This involves a diplomatic dance, with decisions to be made about whom to tell and when about the possible opportunity,…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, College Presidents, Decision Making, Administrator Attitudes
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Whissemore, Tabitha – Community College Journal, 2020
This article highlights how faculty leaders Antonio Acevedo, assistant history professor at Hudson County Community College, Christine Arnold-Lourie, professor of history and a coordinator of humanities at College of Southern Maryland, and David Bradley, a ceramics instructor at Arizona's Paradise Valley Community College, adapted and innovated…
Descriptors: Communicable Diseases, Disease Control, Community Colleges, College Faculty
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Finkel, Ed – Community College Journal, 2019
Programs like nursing, welding, computer science and communications are found at many if not most community colleges. And then there are degree and certificate offerings like cannabis cultivation, slot machine repair and gunsmithing technology that aren't exactly a dime a dozen--and yet they are an important part of both their respective academic…
Descriptors: Two Year College Students, Two Year Colleges, Program Development, Certification
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Pierce, Dennis – Community College Journal, 2019
Employers across a wide variety of industries say the so-called "soft" skills such as problem solving, critical thinking, communication and collaboration have grown in importance as rapid advancements in technology have transformed their operations. According to a survey from the National Association of Colleges and Employers, problem…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, College Role, Employment Qualifications, Problem Solving
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Boerner, Heather – Community College Journal, 2019
By 2030, experts expect one in five American workers to have an immigrant background. And there are already 44 million immigrants in the United States. Most arrive with unmet workforce training needs. Even those with advanced degrees from their own countries can face language and cultural barriers that can leave them stuck in jobs that squander…
Descriptors: Job Training, Immigrants, Refugees, Community Colleges
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