Community Colleges

Community Colleges
Oct 05, 2020
The need for safety, training and planning drove these community college leaders to choose online learning for the fall.
Oct 29, 2019
The tech company is looking for different ways to fill “new-collar” jobs in its 360,000-employee workforce by adding digital badges and apprenticeships and deepening partnerships with community colleges.

Surveys

Student transfer is an increasing priority for officials at two- and four-year colleges alike, but they blame each other for flaws in the process. Experts want them to focus on the students' needs.

Booklets

"Guiding Students to Success at Community Colleges" is Inside Higher Ed's new print-on-demand compilation of articles.

A copy of the booklet is available for download here, free.

We invite you to sign up here for a free webcast on the themes of the booklet on Thursday, Aug. 22, at 2 p.m. Eastern.

This compilation was made possible in part by the support of Ellucian.

 

Blogs

Confessions of a Community College Dean
October 19, 2020 - 2:00am

The case of L. D. Burnett.

Confessions of a Community College Dean
October 16, 2020 - 2:00am

Of ballots, tests and ties.

Confessions of a Community College Dean
October 15, 2020 - 2:00am

Will the pandemic do to ties what JFK did to hats?

Archive

October 19, 2018

Many community colleges rely too much on associate degrees that have little labor market value and too rarely lead to a four-year credential, Ryan Craig argues.

October 16, 2018

Some community colleges have found innovative partnerships with their public housing authorities may help combat student homelessness.

October 12, 2018

Colleges worry the federal student aid verification process singles out more low-income students and may be stopping them from receiving grants.

October 3, 2018

A growing number of colleges are trying to help poor students meet their basic needs and remove barriers that keep them from graduating.

October 1, 2018

Peralta Community Colleges find themselves in a catch-22 as they allege financial mismanagement by administrators and campaign for more public funding for the system.

September 27, 2018

New report highlights the different methods and ways community colleges offer first-year experience programs to students.

September 26, 2018

Proposals for tuition-free college programs shift to meet the needs of the state while also exhibiting qualities of more successful existing initiatives.

September 20, 2018

Going beyond placement exams allows more community college students to take and pass gateway math and English courses, but some worry about students who need remediation.

September 19, 2018

A Texas community college system has had some success offering free summer courses to encourage students to pursue full-time status, but questions remain about why more students aren't taking up the offer.

August 28, 2018

Officials at Boston’s Bunker Hill Community College are finding that students are more likely to re-enroll in learning communities that offer mentors and additional advising.

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