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Guth, Douglas J. – Community College Journal, 2019
Community colleges strive to fulfill the unique needs of military service members, veterans and their families, a mission harkening back to wartime and the decades in which the nation's fighters were off the battlefield. Educating the nation's servicemen and women has long been a core undertaking of many community colleges, particularly in regions…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Veterans Education, Military Personnel, Access to Education
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Carr, Coeli – Community College Journal, 2010
As community colleges welcome an influx of veterans returning from combat in Iraq and Afghanistan, administrators must focus on helping these soldiers--many who are pursuing higher education for the first time--obtain the knowledge and skills necessary to thrive in a changing economy. The process starts the moment these men and women set foot on…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, College Credits, Foreign Countries, Veterans
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Winston, Rachel – Community College Journal, 2010
To blame was a formula in the new GI Bill that provides funding equivalent to the highest-priced postsecondary undergraduate institution in the state. Because California's public schools have traditionally charged "fees" for services and not traditional tuition, many veterans attempting to attend California colleges were excluded from…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Universities, Veterans, Tuition