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Purcell, Jennifer W. – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2014
The purpose of this action research study was to explore how community colleges increase their capacity for community engagement. Faculty and staff members who were identified as community engagement leaders within a public community college participated in a series of interventions to improve community engagement practices within the college. The…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, School Community Relationship, Community Involvement, Action Research
Vander Hooven, James L. – ProQuest LLC, 2009
This study presents the experiences of success of 11 women who have completed an associate degree while parenting children. Women parenting children are a population at especially high risk of non-completion. In much of the research, however, women parenting children are only mentioned peripherally as a subpopulation of nontraditional students;…
Descriptors: Nontraditional Students, Community Colleges, Females, Focus Groups