Did you miss this webinar? Check out the handouts for this webinar. Is it tricks or treats from Washington this year? To find out, join this free webinar from the AACC government relations team. Don’t be scared! We will provide you with an up-to-date briefing on the federal policy issues that affect your colleges and […]
October 18, 2019 | Issue # 148 This week, Democrats on the House Education and Labor Committee introduced the College Affordability Act, a rework of the Higher Education Act. At the center of the legislation is the proposed America’s College Promise, which would waive community college tuition and fees for all students in states that […]
Join Dottie Schindlinger, VP of Thought Leadership for Diligent Corporation for this session designed to help your community college board think differently. This session provides you with an overview of: Ways to re-frame problems and consider issues from multiple perspectives simultaneously “Generative thinking” – which can lead to a host of creative/better outcomes to challenging […]
October 4, 2019 | Issue # 147 I was in Dallas this week for Google CEO Sundar Pichai’s announcement that Google will expand its IT certificate program from 25 to 100 community colleges. More and more companies are committing to train and retrain students and workers for in-demand, good-paying jobs—and community colleges continue to play […]
Community college students with Pell grants are less likely to take on student debt than similar students in other sectors of higher education. Read the full PDF.
September 20, 2019 | Issue # 146 This week, I had the opportunity to participate in a meeting of the American Workforce Policy Advisory Board. The board’s aim is to present recommendations to the National Council for the American Worker on ways to encourage the private sector and educational institutions to address the skills crisis. […]
Community college students were more likely to receive federal aid immediately following the Great Recession. Read the full PDF.