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Ullman, Ellen – Community College Journal, 2015
Good leaders need to develop and improve their skills. That's why the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) created a set of competencies for community college leaders that has served as the foundation for informal and doctoral-level training programs. When the original competencies were revised in 2012, AACC sought input from a number…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Leadership Training, Administrator Education, College Administration
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Ullman, Ellen – Community College Journal, 2014
Lynette Brown-Snow, vice president of marketing and government relations for the Community College of Philadelphia, is one of several community college leaders across the country who have taken up one of the challenges proffered by the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) in its 2012 report, "Reclaiming the American Dream:…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Higher Education, Two Year Colleges, Leaders
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Ullman, Ellen – Community College Journal, 2014
Teachers dedicate their lives to working with students, but also in learning from each other. In programs around the Spokane, Washington area of the U.S., teachers have been meeting with the intention of strengthen connections and smooth transitions between K-12 schools and institutions of higher education in alignment with expectations for the…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, College School Cooperation, College Readiness, Elementary Secondary Education
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Ullman, Ellen – Community College Journal, 2013
Aware that rising costs could force some community colleges to compromise their long-standing open-door policies, administrators have put in place programs and incentives to offset the higher price of the average community college education. This article features ideas and programs to help struggling community colleges cope with rising costs such…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Incentives, Community Colleges, Student Costs
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Ullman, Ellen – Community College Journal, 2013
What does it take to be an effective leader? That's a question 146 first-time community college presidents will be attempting to answer as they take the reins at their respective institutions this fall. Whether it's figuring out how to be a better listener or how to form relationships with trustees and board members and other stakeholders in the…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, College Administration, College Presidents, Administrator Effectiveness
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Ullman, Ellen – Community College Journal, 2012
In his State of the Union Address in January, President Obama said he visited "many business leaders who want to hire in the United States but can't find workers with the right skills." Not hard to imagine, considering the U.S. Department of Commerce reports that only one in every 18 workers in America currently works in a science, technology,…
Descriptors: Technology Education, School Business Relationship, Employment Opportunities, STEM Education
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Skari, Lisa; Ullman, Ellen – Community College Journal, 2012
Community colleges for a long time have operated under the misguided assumption that they should not waste time or resources prospecting and cultivating their alumni in hopes of generating philanthropic support. How could two-year colleges possibly compete with the success of alumni giving at four-year universities--with their selective admissions…
Descriptors: Fund Raising, Community Colleges, Donors, Alumni
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Ullman, Ellen – Community College Journal, 2012
Community colleges have long taken pride in their ability to adjust to changing workforce needs. They adjust when local plumbers union requires a new certification. They also adjust when a biotechnology manufacturer seeks workers to staff its state-of-the-art research facility. But what happens when a new industry materializes almost overnight?…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Social Networks, Internet, Information Literacy
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Ullman, Ellen – Community College Journal, 2012
As community colleges focus on becoming more efficient and preparing more students for success in a climate of reduced state and federal funding, many institutions are reaching out to neighbors in business and industry, forming partnerships and working together to achieve goals that require money and resources colleges are unlikely to raise on…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, College Presidents, Two Year Colleges, Higher Education
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Ullman, Ellen – Community College Journal, 2011
Community colleges have always been good stepping stones to four-year colleges. But despite a number of programs that promise admission to four-year schools upon completion of a two-year associate program, many transfer students fail to meet the standards for a baccalaureate degree. A National Center for Education Statistics report found that of…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Transfer Students, College Transfer Students, Transfer Policy
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Murray, Corey; Ullman, Ellen – Community College Journal, 2011
Those following recent employment trends have heard about the nursing shortage. A combination of increased demand and impending retirements means 1 million nurses will be needed in hospitals, homes, and medical facilities by 2018. That's good news for job seekers. But it is not just shortages in nursing. Allied health careers, including…
Descriptors: Job Applicants, Health Occupations, Hospitals, Nurses
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Jacobs, Jim; Ullman, Ellen; Whissemore, Tabitha – Community College Journal, 2011
Community colleges have long been destination No. 1 for American workers looking to upgrade their skills in search of new opportunities. In this article, the authors highlight how partnerships in three industries--automotive, biotechnology, and energy--are buoying efforts to support local economies. They discuss how business and nonprofit partners…
Descriptors: Biotechnology, Community Colleges, Higher Education, Partnerships in Education
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Ullman, Ellen – Community College Journal, 2011
According to the Geneseo Migrant Center, 1 million to 3 million migrant workers leave their homes each year to work in agricultural fields, many coming to the United States from homes in Mexico and Latin America. The Pew Hispanic Center recently reported that one in four U.S. farm workers is an unauthorized immigrant, meaning they lack either a…
Descriptors: Migrant Workers, Foreign Countries, Undocumented Immigrants, Migrants
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Ullman, Ellen – Community College Journal, 2011
Construction on community college campuses is often paid for out of general capital or operations budgets or by way of taxpayer-approved bonds. But, as state and local money becomes increasingly scarce, many colleges, while still pursuing traditional funding sources, are also considering alternative strategies to support facilities upgrades on…
Descriptors: Campuses, Community Colleges, Educational Finance, College Housing
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Murray, Corey; Ullman, Ellen – Community College Journal, 2010
President Obama wants it. Billionaire business mogul turned philanthropist Bill Gates and his wife, Melinda, say it's key to the nation's economic future. But are America's colleges really poised to regain the world lead in college graduates by 2020? Doing so would require adding an additional 5 million graduates during the next decade--a lofty…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Graduation Rate, College Graduates, College Role
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