“I am very proud of Reading Area Community College’s (RACC) outstanding reputation for preparing students to enter their careers or attaining their bachelor’s degrees. Many of our graduates transfer their associate degree to nationally recognized four-year institutions. We are proud to produce graduates prepared not just to make a living, but also to make […]
Does your apprenticeship program leverage national certifications to yield successful outcomes? Education models that are both industry-specific and demonstrate a career pathway can provide students with the opportunity to learn and earn. Work-based learning, such as apprenticeship and pre-apprenticeship, provide individuals with a credentials that provide clear labor market value. Discover how national certifications can […]
August 9, 2019 | Issue # 143 This week, I’ve gotten the opportunity to get to know the newest members of the AACC Board of Directors at our annual board retreat. The retreat gave us a chance to discuss strengthening board culture and reconfirm our commitment to inquiry and inclusion. We also received an update […]
Analysis suggests that nearly one-third of students enrolled in Iowa community colleges are high school students taking college classes. Read the full PDF.
Community college enrollment crisis? HISTORICAL TRENDS IN COMMUNITY COLLEGE ENROLLMENT Download the report (PDF). Community college enrollment has been in decline nationally since peaking in 2010. This report will put the recent community college trends into perspective by reviewing community college enrollment from 2001 through 2017, and by examining concurrent trends that are related to […]
“The overall mission of Southern Crescent Technical College is workforce development. We offer a variety of academic and technical programs as well as student life and student success activities to support the communities that we serve. With a committed and caring team as well as strong business partnerships, we build strong students, strong careers, […]
12 years ago in CC Daily: As AACC prepares to celebrate 100 years of serving America’s community colleges, we take a look into the CC Daily archive. In the August 3, 2007 edition, the Higher Education Act, green campuses and Keith Richards (sort of) were on the front page. See what other stories made our headlines.
July 26, 2019 | Issue # 142 At last week’s Presidents Academy Summer Institute, we spent a lot of time discussing technology, both in terms of the technology we use on campus to help students and staff succeed, and how we prepare our students for the workforce when technological advancements, such as the rise of […]
July 12, 2019 | Issue # 141 There has been a lot in the news recently about apprenticeships. AACC is continuing its work on the Expanding Community College Apprenticeships initiative. I’d like to congratulate the colleges chosen to participate in the project. To see the list of colleges, click here. This is a large initiative […]
Community colleges can tap into the first and second generation of immigrants, which can potentially increase their college completion. Read the full PDF.