Community Colleges

Williston State University Looks At 4-Year Program

North Dakota University System Chancellor Bill Goetz advocated strongly Thursday for a proposal to add an applied management program at Williston State College that would be the first four-year degree offered by the school.

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Response To Tuition Plan Vexes Santa Monica College Leaders

Many Santa Monica College trustees see a proposed two-tiered tuition system as a progressive solution to funding problems, and they're frustrated by the angry reaction.

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Opening Up a Path to Four-Year Degrees

At the end of his first year at the Community College of Philadelphia, Christopher Thomas decided that his goal — to go back to school and get a degree — was no longer worth it. He was in debt from thousands of dollars in student loans.

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Rachel Rosenthal Named To Lead Folsom Lake College

The new president appointed to Folsom Lake College has also held leadership roles at two other area community colleges.

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Plan Seeks Changes For 15 Mass. Community Colleges

A legislative committee is calling for changes in the way the 15 community colleges in Massachusetts are governed.

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Kalamazoo Valley Community College Enrollment Numbers Down, But Graduate Numbers On The Rise

Despite Kalamazoo Valley Community College enrollment numbers being down about 400 students from last winter, the college expects to graduate more students.

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MATC Plans $8 Million Culinary Institute At Downtown Campus

Madison Area Technical College officials want to move the school's culinary and baking institute to a highly visible location Downtown in an effort to give the program one of the best tables in the house.

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Cooperation, Coordination Can Enhance Higher Education Programs in Georgia (Opinion)

Getting our state university system more closely working together with our technical college system would seem to be a win-win idea for our state and benefit many students who are seeking an education.

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The ‘Cash Cow’ of U.S. Universities: Professional Certificates Instead of Degrees

Responding to demand from more and more students like Herndon, universities are jumping into the business of providing professional certificates that were once the domain of community colleges and for-profit providers like the University of Phoenix.

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Central Texas College Eases Path To 4-Year Degrees With Partnerships

Central Texas College has become more aggressive in building partnerships with four-year universities to provide its students with an easier path to higher education beyond the two-year degree.

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