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
Anysaa El Manfaa tried community college immediately after high school, but a year later she was working at a bakery counter fulltime to meet the demands of life. An encounter with a customer became a turning point in her life. Making a sale to the fifty-something man who was in town to deliver a presentation … Continue reading TURNING POINTS—Second Time’s The Charm
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!