community college

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a nonresidential junior college offering a curriculum fitted to the needs of the community

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Facilitating retention and transfer for first generation students in community colleges.
The profile of the literature shows this characteristic even as it reflects the fact that the quality movement in community colleges and their libraries is not well advanced in many institutions.
NEW YORK -- As part of its corporate citizenship program, Accenture (NYSE: ACN) will offer scholarships to junior and community college students seeking four-year degrees.
WHO: Presidents, Trustees, Students, and Community College Representatives
FLORIDA * Broward Community College Fort Lauderdale
In their earliest form, freestanding community colleges were typically developed in geographic locations where the closest senior college or university may have been several hundred miles away.
The Los Angeles Community College District board will make the final selection.
For example, the California Code of Regulations, Title 5, Section 51025 (Assembly Bill 1725) mandates that 75% of all class hours in community colleges be taught by full-time faculty (Higher Education and National Affairs American Council on Education, 2002).
Many of these authors are calling for increased research from the community college arena and a redefinition of the term scholarship.
The Cooke Foundation has always been committed to identifying the best of the best in community colleges across the country, and this year we have an extraordinary group.
Because of their locations, community colleges have an advantage in attracting these students.
Nearly half of all undergraduates in the United States attend a community college, and the work of these dynamic institutions is growing ever more central to our long-term competitiveness.
A bond measure on November's ballot would bring billions to public schools, with a chunk earmarked for the state's community colleges.
Front Range Community College is one of several community colleges making up the Colorado Community College System.
This article resulted from an action research project conducted to explore ways in which California community colleges could increase student awareness of the university admission and major-course requirements, encourage student utilization of community college student transfer services designed to inform, advise, and guide students seamlessly through the transfer process, and increase student transfer success.
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