But of course the role of community colleges
is far broader than the preparation of police officers or nurses.
The Office of Vocational and Adult Education (OVAE), under the leadership of Assistant Secretary Troy Justesen, is committed to serving the needs of community colleges
, as evidenced by my appointment as the first Deputy Assistant Secretary with specific responsibility for community colleges
"This is a different time-saving effort for students, and it's helped with the enrollment," says Clyde Porter, assistant vice chancellor/director of facilities and district architect for the Dallas County Community College
We recently launched a pilot program with Mercer County Community College
, near our home in New Jersey, to map students' strengths and weaknesses in such areas as time management, intellectual engagement, test-taking and study skills, and critical thinking.
During the past decade, increasing numbers of students are entering community colleges
and even some four-year institutions and taking remedial classes before college-level ones.
City officials and library staff had spent several years developing plans to build a new library within a mile of the community college
campus, near the geographic center of Westminster.
Monroe Community College
, for example, has been training police and fire safety officers for more than 30 years.
In order to gain a perspective of the California community college
student population, this action research project focused on two characteristics found among all students--age and enrollment status.
MacNeil, William (2000, June 12) Higher education, higher tuition, Community College
"Honors programs, then, can help the comprehensive community college
meet its commitment to make excellence available to all of its students" (McKeague, 1984, p.
This year's list of the 19 Most Promising Places to Work in Community Colleges
includes an impressive cast of 2-year institutions that specialize in equipping students for securing the bright promises of their future.
The American Association of Community Colleges
(AACC, 2016), recognizing this problem by the early 2000s, held multiple leadership summits with existing community college
leaders in an attempt to discover what future community college
leaders would need to know and do in order to fill the rapidly vacating positions.