TURNING POINTS—Smart First Steps in Higher Education

Slowly but surely, stigmas about community college are being replaced by accurate (and positive) perspectives. Just ask admissions staff at Ivy League and other top tier schools about community colleges. In a recent New York Times article, Laura Pappano cites Williams College, Brown University, and Muhlenberg College as selective schools that are finding community college … Continue reading TURNING POINTS—Smart First Steps in Higher Education

TURNING POINTS—Learning Perspective

Real education is transformative. For nontraditional college student Gina Barreca, it added to and changed her perspective. The curious and open-minded Brooklyn kid moved from one learning experience to another, and today she is a professor of English at University of Connecticut and a highly regarded author. Her writing can be very funny, and I … Continue reading TURNING POINTS—Learning Perspective

Congratulations to Susan and Judy, and brava!

Susan Tobia and Judith Gay's clearly written and valuable UP AND RUNNING provides a blueprint for how community colleges can encourage and develop future leaders among faculty and staff. As Walter Bumphus, president and CEO of the American Association of Community Colleges, notes in the book's foreword, UP AND RUNNING arrives at a critical moment. … Continue reading Congratulations to Susan and Judy, and brava!