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Pierce, Dennis – Community College Journal, 2022
Enrichment programs make up a small but significant part of a community college's offerings. In some cases, their impact can be enormous--especially in rural areas where a community college might be the only source of enrichment for residents. Community enrichment programs also can be challenging to administer. For instance, it can be hard to find…
Descriptors: Enrichment Activities, Community Colleges, Community Programs, Values
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Guth, Douglas J. – Community College Journal, 2022
Indian Hills Community College had the numbers behind them upon passing a bond measure in November 2021. More than 12,000 voters in 17 Iowa counties gave their approval for a $28 million referendum designated to fund a brand new campus and additional major improvements. The bond, which needed 60% support to pass, cleared that hurdle with more than…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Educational Finance, Bond Issues, Advocacy
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Guth, Douglas J. – Community College Journal, 2020
Although endowments at two-year colleges cannot compare to similar funding at a typical powerhouse university, community college endowments have grown an average of 76 percent over the past 20 years, according to the Center for Community College Advancement at the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE). Foundation creation among…
Descriptors: Endowment Funds, Community Colleges, Educational Finance, Fund Raising
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Pierce, Dennis – Community College Journal, 2020
Amid the global pandemic, community colleges nationwide found themselves challenged like never before. More than 21 million Americans lost their jobs in March and April. How would this economic collapse affect college revenue streams, or fall semester enrollment? Would campuses even be open in the fall? Would students continue to register for…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Budgeting, Educational Finance, Pandemics
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Finkel, Ed – Community College Journal, 2020
Capital investment on community college campuses had grown increasingly tricky to calculate correctly even before the coronavirus pandemic, as enrollment fluctuated, more students took online courses and employer needs continuously changed. To date, COVID-19 hasn't radically altered anyone's planning. But with that added factor thrown into the…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Community Colleges, Leadership Responsibility
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Guth, Douglas J. – Community College Journal, 2019
The skill set asked of today's top educators is demanding, with higher education boards of trustees targeting versatile leaders able to raise funds, speak to the media and serve as an institution's academic authority, all while maneuvering among constituent groups seeking their time and attention. Community college presidents, in particular,…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, College Presidents, Governing Boards, Institutional Mission
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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
With state funding and student enrollment on the decline, community colleges are looking for creative ways to grow revenue. To meet this challenge, community colleges are becoming more entrepreneurial in nature. Successful colleges understand their strengths, recognize the needs of their community and develop programs that marry these for…
Descriptors: Declining Enrollment, Educational Finance, Community Colleges, Two Year College Students
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Guth, Douglas J. – Community College Journal, 2018
State fiscal support for higher education has met sluggish growth recently, a trend that has community college leaders working to meet student needs despite a shrinking resource pool. According to an annual report released in January by Grapevine, state financial aid for higher education increased just 1.6 percent between the 2017 and 2018 fiscal…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Higher Education, Funding Formulas
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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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Boerner, Heather – Community College Journal, 2017
To get to yes, college leaders must amplify the college-community connection. While they are prohibited from campaigning, officials can provide information. As they do so, they build relationships that can benefit the college, community, and economy for years to come. But that requires more than tireless hours on the road. It requires a plan and…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Bond Issues, School Community Relationship, Educational Finance
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Guth, Douglas J. – Community College Journal, 2017
This article describes how community colleges take on major changes as they undergo complete organizational redesign and streamlining of programming and services in the face of multiple challenges.
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Educational Change, Strategic Planning, School Restructuring
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Pierce, Dennis – Community College Journal, 2017
When Crystal Bridgeman joined the Siemens Foundation as senior director of workforce development programs in 2014, she pored over research and led conversations about what kind of projects the foundation should invest in to have the biggest impact. Her findings suggested there were a growing number of job opportunities in fields such as advanced…
Descriptors: Financial Support, Philanthropic Foundations, Community Colleges, Educational Finance
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Finkel, Ed – Community College Journal, 2017
In 2015 while higher educational institutions received $40 billion in gifts, community colleges only received about 1.5 percent of that amount--despite the fact that they account for about half of students at any one time, according to an estimate provided by the Council for Aid to Education, which maintains data on educational giving. The reason…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Donors, Financial Support, Educational Finance
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