Community Colleges

Community Colleges
May 11, 2021
Videos by Cape Fear Community College attract thousands of views on TikTok. Can the social media platform help community colleges make up for enrollment losses during the pandemic?
Oct 29, 2019
The tech company is looking for different ways to fill “new-collar” jobs in its 360,000-employee workforce by adding digital badges and apprenticeships and deepening partnerships with community colleges.


Student transfer is an increasing priority for officials at two- and four-year colleges alike, but they blame each other for flaws in the process. Experts want them to focus on the students' needs.


"Guiding Students to Success at Community Colleges" is Inside Higher Ed's new print-on-demand compilation of articles.

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October 27, 2020

The bad news from the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center about college enrollments continues.

October 5, 2020

The need for safety, training and planning drove these community college leaders to choose online learning for the fall.

September 4, 2020

Governing board member accused of spoiling the search for a new chancellor of Arizona's largest community college district.

August 31, 2020

Cabrillo College will begin its fall semester squeezed by two threats: a wildfire and a pandemic.

August 27, 2020

Even before the pandemic, reformers failed to make major curriculum reform in community colleges a priority, writes Terry U. O'Banion, who offers a new paradigm.

June 4, 2020

Amid widespread protests over another police killing of a black American, two-year systems in California and Virginia will reassess their major role in law enforcement training.

May 28, 2020

Jim Jacobs and Maria Cormier describe three important factors that could impact community college efforts to make workforce training relevant as the economy recovers from COVID-19.

May 8, 2020

Using Wi-Fi ready college parking lots is now a way of life for students with limited or no internet access.

May 1, 2020

Community colleges in all parts of the country are offering discounts and deals for the summer. Some experts doubt it's what students need, but others see it as a win-win for institutions and students if done right.

April 23, 2020

Colleges that do the best job serving transfer students will be the ones to thrive over the next several years, argues John Mullane.



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