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Jul 15, 2014, 10:45 ET Community Colleges To Advance Innovative STEM Programs Through MentorLinks

Ten community colleges have been selected as the latest cohort to participate in an initiative that advances STEM (science, technology, engineering...


Apr 09, 2014, 10:30 ET Six Innovative Community Colleges Named Awards of Excellence Winners

The nation's community colleges are making great strides to increase completion rates. Six community colleges were honored for their work toward the...


Apr 03, 2014, 09:07 ET **UPDATED MEDIA ADVISORY** Vice President Biden to Deliver Remarks to Community College Leaders

On Monday, April 7 at 10:00 a.m., Vice President Joe Biden will deliver remarks to community college leaders during the American Association of...


Mar 31, 2014, 01:00 ET Implementing A 21st-Century Student Success Agenda Is Focus Of 94th Annual AACC Convention

More than 2,000 community college presidents and other senior leaders will attend the 94th Annual Convention of the American Association of Community ...


Mar 21, 2014, 10:00 ET Vice President Biden to Deliver Remarks to Community College Leaders

On Monday, April 7 at 10:00 a.m., Vice President Joe Biden will deliver remarks to community college leaders during the American Association of...


Feb 18, 2014, 11:30 ET New report shows community college yields solid ROI for economy and students

Today the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) released a new report, "Where Value Meets Values: The Economic Impact of Community...


Jan 31, 2014, 11:00 ET AACC Announces Partnership With Rowman & Littlefield

The American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) signed an agreement with Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc. (R&L) to manage its publication...


Jan 30, 2014, 01:00 ET AACC, Walmart Foundation Announce Job Ready, Willing and Able Initiative

Through a new $4.19 million grant from the Walmart Foundation, the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) announced today the Job Ready,...


Jan 28, 2014, 03:30 ET Workforce And Training Experts Share Ideas For Preparing A Skilled Workforce

How do you prepare for the changing workforce landscape?Workforce and training experts from community colleges throughout the nation, as well as...


Jan 27, 2014, 02:00 ET 24 Community Colleges Recognized for Visionary Work

The extraordinary—often visionary—work being done at community colleges across the nation too often goes unrecognized. The American Association of...


Nov 05, 2013, 10:00 ET Community Colleges Expand Commitment To Building A Clean Economy With Funding From The Kresge Foundation

A new $1.1-million grant awarded to the Sustainability Education and Economic Development (SEED) Center at the American Association of Community...


Oct 23, 2013, 10:00 ET AACC Launches First National Comprehensive Accountability System For Community Colleges

In an unprecedented effort, the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) today launched the first-ever national accountability system to...


Oct 01, 2013, 10:00 ET Community Colleges and Siemens Building Campus Living Laboratories

Thirty community college leaders and Siemens Industry, Inc. (Siemens) are convening for a national event to promote campus-based living laboratories. ...


Aug 22, 2013, 05:05 ET AACC Statement in Response to President Obama's Announcement of Ratings for Higher Education

On behalf of its more than 1,100 member colleges, American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) President Walter G. Bumphus today emphasized that ...


Jul 25, 2013, 12:21 ET Coca-Cola Honors Tom Brokaw With New Scholarships For Vets At Community Colleges

An iconic American brand and a revered broadcast journalist have teamed up to help military service members in 10 states advance their college...


Feb 05, 2013, 10:00 ET 25 Community Colleges Cited For Innovation, Exemplary Practices

Twenty-five community colleges from across the nation have been named finalists in a new national program designed to recognize innovation and...


Jan 24, 2013, 02:13 ET College, Industry, Policy Experts Join Forces To Prepare Workforce Of Tomorrow

What are the in-demand jobs of tomorrow, and how do we ensure that worker skills match employer needs? As the nation continues to slog its way out of ...


Nov 13, 2012, 09:00 ET New Study Finds Modest Gains in CEO Compensation At Community Colleges

Base salaries for CEOs of the nation's more than 1,100 community colleges increased a modest 4.1-6.2% over the last six years (2006-2012), according...


Sep 28, 2012, 09:45 ET Green Genome Awards To Recognize Outstanding College Sustainability, Training Efforts

As part of an expanding national effort to support sustainability practices, programs, and training at the nation's more than 1,100 community...


Sep 20, 2012, 12:00 ET Community Colleges to Receive First Green Genome Awards

American Association of Community Colleges' Sustainability Education and Economic Development (AACC SEED) will present the inaugural Green Genome...


Sep 11, 2012, 09:30 ET Seven Community Colleges To Pilot Benefits Access Project

With backing from the nation's leading foundations, seven community and technical colleges announced today they will pilot an initiative testing...


Aug 07, 2012, 09:00 ET American Association of Community Colleges Honors John Roueche Leadership Legacy

Honoring an educator who for decades has led what many consider to be the premier doctoral program focused on community college administration, the...


Jun 26, 2012, 02:31 ET The Kresge Foundation Supports Campaign To Mobilize Community Colleges

The work of a blue ribbon commission focused on reinventing the way community colleges do business gained additional momentum this week with the...


May 09, 2012, 11:05 ET American Association of Community Colleges Elects 10 New Board Members

The American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) announces the election of 10 new members for its 32-member board of directors. The board...


May 09, 2012, 02:23 ET Statement by Dr. Walter G. Bumphus, President American Association of Community Colleges: Community Colleges Act on Recommendations of 21st-Century Commission on the Future of Community Colleges

Recent announcements by the Pennsylvania Commission for Community Colleges and the Texas Association of Community Colleges are impressive first steps ...