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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April 16, 2019

Colleges' personalized correspondence with students prompted higher enrollment in summer courses, according to a new MDRC study.

April 15, 2019

AACC is helping community colleges answer President Trump's call for more apprenticeship programs and partnerships with businesses.

April 12, 2019

Community college presidents believe they should be allowed to award bachelor's degree to reach students left behind by traditional four-year institutions. Growing evidence says they're right, Mary Alice McCarthy writes.

April 9, 2019

Community college students perform better and are more engaged when they have a positive attitude, or "growth mind-set," about learning and improving.

March 29, 2019

New research on Florida's remedial education law shows more students are taking and passing college-level courses. Despite the progress, researchers still see significant numbers of students failing and can't explain why.

March 21, 2019

Strengthening connections between credit and noncredit work-force programs at community colleges would be beneficial for students, writes Jim Jacobs.

March 19, 2019

Financial firm rolls out $350 million for career education programs in high-demand fields, following a previous $250 million in similar grants.

March 12, 2019

States are embracing undocumented immigrant students as colleges expand tuition-free programs.

March 11, 2019

Study documents extent of instruction (and large class sizes).

March 8, 2019

We must stop expecting less of the millions of capable community college students who want the finest possible education, Wick Sloane argues.



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