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Professional Development Spring 2013

Thursday, January 24th, 2013

The professional development calendar of activities has many workshops, activities and resources for spring.  Updated List   Notice Important Dates for Spring 2013 2-5-13

Privatizing Public Higher Education & Online Education

Friday, June 29th, 2012

The current debate about the role and use of online courses  was in part  prompted recently at the University of Virginia.  The events at UVA  asked who is in charge of public universities, the curriculum and what are its future directions.   Many  articles included a timeline and issues and archives of digital and print debate by the  UVA…

GCC engineering program: national news

Thursday, May 13th, 2010

The GCC engineering transfer program is featured in Inside Higher Education.  The program promotes that students invest in more education by completing requirements for transfer to nearby UMASS.  The article stresses the role of faculty is raising aspirations of community college students.

Community colleges students and transfer

Sunday, February 21st, 2010

More and more elite colleges and small private community colleges are seeking to transfer community college students.  This is good news for students as public universities and state colleges across the country limit enrollments due to fiscal constraints.

Retention/transfer report 11/09

Wednesday, December 2nd, 2009

The Pell Institute  has released a report entitled Bridging the Gap: Promising Practices for Promoting transfer among Low Income and First Generation Students. The  report indicates the cultures of colleges that promote retention and transfer.  The executive summary discusses  the negative impact of too many adjuncts on transfer rates.

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