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Pharr Selected to Lead Pitt Community College

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Pharr has been named president of Pitt Community College (PCC). Dr. Maria Pharr “I am grateful for the opportunity to serve as next president of Pitt Community College and look forward to contributing to the college’s legacy of leadership excellence,” said Pharr. Pharr starts the role Aug.

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Howard Community College Partners with Power52 for Clean Energy Careers

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Students who complete Power52's Energy Professional Training Program and solar curriculum may now transfer to a skilled building trades associate degree program at Howard Community College, thanks to a new articulation agreement with the Power52 Foundation. "We Howard Community College President Dr. Daria J.

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Community College Faculty-Led Teaching and Learning Hubs Improve Student Outcomes

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Colclough hatched an idea — what if they could develop professional learning environments easily accessible for all faculty in North Carolina’s community colleges, and what if that development could move the needle on student success? North Carolina is the only state in the country doing this.

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ACCT Project Catalogs State Funding Models for Community Colleges

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A new project by the Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) explores how states fund community colleges based on the enrollment for their students. Bumphus “There is no national data set that reflects the true scope of community college enrollments and curriculum,” said Dr. Walter G. Dr. Walter G.

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No Increased Funding Proposed for New Jersey Community Colleges

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New Jersey Council of County Colleges members fear Gov. Phil Murphy is planning to cut about $20 million in state funding to community colleges. Aaron Fichtner, president of the New Jersey Council of County Colleges, noted in an interview with NJ.com that the state has been generous in expanding student financial aid programs.

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New Ways to Support Community College Student Health

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A widespread health crisis is undermining American community colleges, with many current and potential students exhibit high rates of anxiety, depression, substance abuse, suicidal ideation, food insecurity, and more. Let’s be real: it costs significant money and time to address this problem, and most community colleges lack both.

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Study: Community College Housing Program Produced Better Life Outcomes

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Education Northwest, an Oregon-based nonprofit organization promoting education for all, unveiled the results on Tuesday of a first-of-its kind, nine-year study of the partnership between Tacoma Community College (TCC) and the Tacoma Housing Authority (THA), called the College Housing Assistance Program (CHAP).