“For more than 50 years, CCM has helped over 50,000 students to achieve their goals; enriched our communities through partnerships, economic growth and cultural programs; and pioneered innovative approaches to learning. CCM offers more than 45 degree programs, supporting careers in such areas as advanced manufacturing, culinary and hospitality, health care, information technology, and […]
August 23, 2019 | Issue # 144 As you know, AACC will celebrate its 100th birthday in 2020. The theme for our annual convention is “100 Forward.” We’ll be looking back at those significant moments in our history, but also setting a vision for the next 5 years. Next year’s convention has been designed with […]
“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 […]