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October 15, 2019
Complete College America released a report earlier this month that outlines a strategy, called Purpose First, to combine career choice, guided pathways and first-year momentum for college students. The report, "College, On Purpose," contains best practices for improving institutional culture, career exploration, academic structures, first-year strategies and recruiting, admissions and onboarding at colleges.
October 14, 2019
Bucking the national trend, CUNY freshman enrollment continues to increase. Experts say it reflects a larger trend of urban versus rural colleges.
October 11, 2019
Veterans disproportionately hold nondegree certificates or certifications compared to nonveterans, according a report from the Strada Education Network. Working with Gallup and Lumina Foundation, Strada surveyed more than 30,000 U.S. veterans to look at their education and work experiences. Certificates boosted employability and earnings for veterans without degrees, the survey found. Most of those veterans work in installation, maintenance and repair or transportation jobs.
October 11, 2019
The head football coach at Pierce College, a community college in Los Angeles, is under internal investigation after players accused him of charging them rent to sleep in the locker room, according to CBS Los Angeles.
October 10, 2019
More high school students are getting a head start on college, but dual enrollment is costly for some colleges.
October 10, 2019
Food security is a fluid issue for some students, according to a report from the nonprofit Trellis Company, which aims to help student borrowers repay loans and promotes access to higher education. In the report, "Studying on Empty: A Qualitative Study of Low Food Security Among College Students," Trellis followed 72 students in Texas and Florida for nine months to see how food security affected them. In that time, 36 students were either low or very low food secure at least once.
October 9, 2019
As the board of Miami Dade College moves to find a new president, experts discuss what's at stake for the community college that leads the nation in educating students from underrepresented minority groups.
October 8, 2019
Community colleges that receive property tax revenue have stronger operating performances than those that don't, according to a report from Moody's Investors Service. A profile of the community college sector found that while enrollments continue to decline due to low unemployment, that same economic growth has helped colleges by increasing property tax revenue and state appropriations, stabilizing operating budgets. According to the report, 64 percent of community colleges reported operating revenue growth.
October 7, 2019
Legislation signed into law Friday will let community colleges draw from a state fund of nearly $500 million for emergency financial aid.
October 2, 2019
The accreditation system worked -- slowly -- for an unusual start-up college aimed at adult students, according to a case study by the American Council on Education.


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