When Less is More: Prioritizing Open Access (October 2017) When Less is More: Prioritizing Open Access looks at the mythical full-time equivalent student. Too often, the college community equates all students with full-time equivalents (FTE). This occurs even when it is well known that, unlike other sectors of education, the majority of community college students […]
Archives for October 2017
October 20, 2017 | Issue # 099 Closing the nation’s skills gap is a priority of the Trump administration. Community colleges play a major role in helping to accomplish this. Supporting apprenticeships, which allow students to earn while learning, is one way we’re narrowing that skills gap. I’m pleased that I’ll get the opportunity to […]
AACC sent Congress a letter supporting DACA on behalf of the undersigned community colleges. Download and read the letter (PDF).
Will it be treats or tricks from Washington this year? In this free webinar, the AACC government relations team will provide you with an up-to-date briefing on the latest federal policy issues. Topics will include DACA and immigration, federal funding, tax reform, regulatory proceedings, Title IX, the Higher Education Act and Perkins CTE Act reauthorizations, […]
“The College has intensified collaboration with our county sponsor and community partners over the past three years to leverage resources and achieve shared goals. As a result, the College – which attracts one-third of the county’s college-bound high school students – is not only a leader in local higher education but also in regional economic […]
Join EAB for a webinar about building student-centered program maps on November 8, 2017, at 12 p.m. Register now. The majority of academic leaders agree that there is merit in building program maps to ensure that students complete the correct courses required for their major. Most would also agree that the operational challenges in creating […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 11, 2017 Media Contact: Martha Parham, Ed.D. Sr. Vice President, Public Relations Phone: (202) 728-0200 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Washington, DC—The nation’s community colleges provide students with the tools and training they need to reach their educational and career goals. Now, the Aspen Institute College Excellence Program is recognizing 150 community colleges for […]
“Skagit Valley College is a vibrant community where all are welcomed and supported as they pursue their educational goals. We have created a richly diverse learning environment that is focused on excellence in access, achievement, and community. It is a place where students of all ages, from various backgrounds, and with different academic skill levels, […]
AACC hosted a congressional briefing on partnerships between community colleges and companies designed to align students and jobs. Read the report. [PDF]
Nearly 90 percent of certificates and half of associate degrees awarded are in career and technical education. Read full PDF.