Community College News Now
by Hickory Daily Record

Online instruction for courses started on Monday at Catawba Valley Community College, but not without its students, faculty and staff being fully prepared to meet that challenge. An anonymous gift received by the CVCC Foundation Inc. of more than $100,000 has helped Catawba Valley Community College to provide its students, faculty and staff with several […]

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by Norfolk Daily News

Phi Theta Kappa has named Bellevue University to its exclusive 2020 Phi Theta Kappa Transfer Honor Roll that recognizes the top four-year colleges and universities for supporting community college transfers. Bellevue University was the only Nebraska institution recognized on the honor roll and one of 122 institutions recognized nationwide. Bellevue University partners with Northeast Community […]

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by Andrew Wind

While students are transitioning to online classes, much of what Hawkeye Community College does outside of credit courses is falling by the wayside this spring. A host of programs, services and events the college sponsors or holds in its buildings have already been canceled as administrators grapple with the fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic. This […]

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by Annette Weston

KINSTON, Lenoir County — The Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration is awarding a $2 million grant to Lenoir Community College in Kinston to support the renovation of the Business Technology Building to become the Floyd Health Sciences Building. The EDA grant, to be matched with more than $5 million in state funding and $115,439 in […]

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Economist Not Accurate in Criticism of Ivy Tech Community College

by Sue Ellspermann and Chris Lowery

Developing an economy “built to last” is hard work. It was just a decade ago that numerous Indiana counties hit double digit unemployment rates during the Great Recession. We applauded the Indiana Economic Development Corp. and the local developers in our communities who attracted new jobs, regardless of their pay. These jobs augmented those provided […]

A Simple Proposal to Revive the American Dream

by Rahm Emanuel

During the industrial age, when high school was the gateway to the American dream, public-school systems covered the costs of earning a diploma. Today, however, as associate’s degrees have replaced high-school diplomas as the indispensable ticket into the middle class, families are forced to cover the costs of tuition and more. If the information-age economy […]

Renaming to Lively Technical College is a Good, Necessary Step Forward

by Mary Ann Lindley

Congratulations to the Leon County School Board for taking a significant step into the future by the simple renaming of Lively Technical Center. Its new name is Lively Technical College, a distinction that tells students it’s a new day. Read More