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Pierce, Dennis – Community College Journal, 2021
The three pandemic relief bills passed by Congress since March 2020 collectively provide about $75 billion for U.S. colleges--as well as the students they serve. The legislation has brought three waves of funding to community colleges, known as Higher Education Emergency Relief Funding (HEERF) I, HEERF II, and HEERF III. Colleges must spend a…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, COVID-19, Pandemics, Federal Aid
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Pierce, Dennis – Community College Journal, 2017
The universe of objects containing microprocessors or embedded sensors capable of communicating and transmitting information across networks is called the Internet of Things, and it has enormous implications for community colleges. Already, many colleges are saving time and money by monitoring and controlling "smart building" features…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Internet, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Butterman, Eric; Murray, Corey – Community College Journal, 2014
College is getting harder to afford every year. Debt mounts and jobs, especially in certain industries, don't necessarily provide the financial return they once did. It should come as no surprise to administrators that students and families are feeling the pinch. Rather than ignore the problem, higher education leaders, policymakers, and others…
Descriptors: Paying for College, Income Contingent Loans, Student Costs, Student Financial Aid
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Collett, Stacy – Community College Journal, 2013
As they closed the books on the 2012-2013 school year, Long Beach City College continued the task of pouring over years of student enrollment data. They found that after years of offering remedial courses for students who entered unprepared for the rigors of higher education, the college reported and astonishing 500 percent increase in the number…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, College School Cooperation, Institutional Cooperation, College Readiness
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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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Forhan, Fagan – Community College Journal, 2012
With the presidential election just one month away, and contention between Democrats and Republicans at near stratospheric levels, now is the opportune time to engage community college students in the democratic process. While encouraging students to vote is important, effective civic engagement goes well beyond the ballot box; it requires a…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Citizenship Education, Democracy, Civics
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Cameron, Sally Chapman – Community College Journal, 2010
When Massachusetts' Bristol Community College (BCC) installed photovoltaic panels on the roofs of three campus buildings, the goal was to position the college as a regional leader in sustainability. The question was how to let the surrounding community know about its investment. The project took place largely out of public view, hidden high on the…
Descriptors: Strategic Planning, Social Networks, Internet, Community Colleges
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Community College Journal, 2009
The best leaders use their talents to inspire the people around them. They lead by example, propping up their staff and students with infectious enthusiasm and a will to succeed. This article profiles the efforts of several community college leaders from institutions big and small, and the many causes through which they have achieved success.…
Descriptors: Technical Institutes, Community Colleges, Instructional Leadership, Administrators
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Murray, Corey – Community College Journal, 2009
Looking to put some of its community members--many of whom have seen their jobs evaporate amid a troubled economy--back to work, administrators at Berkshire Community College (BCC) in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, have committed as much as $200,000 in grant money to establish a new job corps that will give low-income or displaced workers free…
Descriptors: Dislocated Workers, Community Colleges, Energy Conservation, Outcomes of Education
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Dillon, Rosemary; Marini, Sergio; Miller, Susan F. – Community College Journal, 2009
Across the country, some 78 million baby boomers are closing in on retirement age. While some are considering second careers--in teaching or health care, for instance--others are staying active and involved through volunteering and community service. Recognizing the tremendous opportunity this population holds in terms of experience, skills, and…
Descriptors: Careers, Retirement, Community Colleges, Focus Groups
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Ullman, Ellen – Community College Journal, 2009
Community colleges routinely give life to new businesses, providing test beds for young entrepreneurs to put their ideas into motion--and, in many cases, pump money into local economies. Colleges not only provide access to a brand of idea sharing that breeds innovation, but many also have the wherewithal to help aspiring entrepreneurs pool…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Small Businesses, Entrepreneurship, Higher Education
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Community College Journal, 2004
The 2005 American Association of Community Colleges Annual Convention will be held April 6-9 in Boston. While thoroughly modern, the iconic city's identity is firmly rooted in the past. As the cradle of American independence, Boston's long history is an integral part of the American fabric. Adams, Revere, Hancock are more than historical figures;…
Descriptors: United States History, Conferences (Gatherings), Community Colleges, Municipalities
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Fick, Jill; McKeown, Patricia; Whiteside, Ann B.; Paneitz, Becky; Flemming, Sondra; Wolf, Toni; West-Sands, Leslie; Gray, Patricia M.; Orre, Deborah J.; Adams, Ann-Marie – Community College Journal, 2004
In this article, American Association of Community Colleges member institutions provide information on the collaborative efforts in allied health programs between their colleges and the communities they serve. These are but a fraction of the inventive and unique programs community colleges across the U.S. offer to support the health and wellness…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Health Programs, School Community Relationship, Allied Health Occupations Education
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McCabe, Setta – Community College Journal, 2004
Four community colleges in Western Massachusetts--Berkshire Community College (BCC), Greenfield Community College (GCC), Holyoke Community College (HCC), and Springfield Technical Community College (STCC)--have created a collaborative Web site, at www.healthprograms.org, to present information on allied health associate degrees or certificate…
Descriptors: Career Exploration, Health Education, Community Colleges, Associate Degrees
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McCabe, Setta – Community College Journal, 2003
Springfield Technical Community College (STCC), in Springfield, Massachusetts, has become known nationally for its entrepreneurship education programs. From establishing a technology park, a small business incubator, and a student business incubator, as well as college-level, high school, and K-8 entrepreneurship education programs, STCC has…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Community Colleges, Higher Education, Partnerships in Education