A little over one-third of public two-year college graduates borrow to cover college expenses. Read the full DataPoints PDF.
Archives for January 2018
Better data tracking, policy alignment and links to workforce programs are needed to effectively address the diverse educational and career needs of “post-traditional” learners. Read the full DataPoints PDF.
> Download ‘AACC Pre-NLS Legislative Update’ as a PDF. In this free webinar, the AACC government relations team provided you with an up-to-date briefing on the federal policy issues that will be featured at the 2018 National Legislative Summit (NLS). We’ll leave plenty of time for questions and answers.
January 19, 2018 | Issue # 105 Yesterday, the Senate Education Committee held a hearing about simplifying student aid. Russell Lowery-Hart, president of Amarillo College, spoke to the committee about the need to simplify the FAFSA, increase the maximum Pell Grant award, and increase funding for specialized programs that assist college students with housing, food, […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 10, 2018 Contact: Martha Parham 202/728-0200, x209 firstname.lastname@example.org Recipients are examples of community colleges’ ability to change lives Washington, DC—Community colleges provide a pathway to educational and career success for millions of students. This year, the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) is honoring three outstanding community college alumni who have […]
American Technical Publishers and Westmoreland Community College will host a webinar on February 6, 2018, at 12:00 pm (EST). The title of this webinar is “Offering a Registered Apprenticeship for Culinary/Pastry Students”. Topics Covered: Requirements of a registered apprenticeship. Benefits of offering apprenticeship as an option. Benefits to the student Benefits to the college Benefits […]
January 5, 2018 | Issue # 104 Happy New Year! I hope you had some time to relax over the holidays. As you gear up for the new semester, please remember that AACC has resources for you. And if you resolved to participate in more professional development programs in 2018, we can help you with […]
AACC, in partnership with the National Science Foundation, is hosting its fourth annual CCIC competition. The CCIC invites community college students to work alongside a faculty mentor and an industry partner, to craft innovative STEM-based solutions for real-world problems. Ten community colleges will be selected as finalists and will receive travel support to attend an […]
House legislation to reauthorize the Higher Education Act (PROSPER Act, H.R. 4508) would hold colleges financially accountable for student completion – i.e., impose risk-sharing – by changing the rules for how much Title IV aid a college must return to the Department of Education for students that withdraw during an enrollment period. By answering the […]