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Education: Community Colleges

Community Colleges

To Build New Strengths: The Future of Clinton Community College, and of North Country Community College

Clinton Community College and North Country Community College could explore deeper collaboration and other options for strengthening the educational services they provide across a sprawling region of Northern New York State, according to a new report from the Rockefeller Institute. The report was conducted at the request of New York State Sen. Elizabeth Little, whose district includes the two institutions. It examined a number of possible options for their future.
David Shaffer, July 28, 2008

The States and Their Community Colleges

Every state offers community colleges as the first rung on the ladder of higher education. They prepare students for four-year colleges, educate key professions like nursing and firefighting, offer job training and basic skills, and bolster economic development. But a new report from the Rockefeller Institute finds that the 50 states differ widely in the extent to which they use their community college systems.
David F. Shaffer, May 15, 2008.

Community Colleges and the State Workforce

A Public Policy Forum with John B. Clark, Interim Chancellor, The State University of New York; Edward F. Cox, State University of New York Board of Trustees; Dennis Golladay, Vice Chancellor for Community Colleges, State University of New York; Donald C. Katt, President, Ulster County Community College; Phil White, Dean of the Schools of Business and Engineering and Industrial Technologies, Hudson Valley Community College; Robert N. Brower, CEO, Institute for the Application of Geospatial Technology, Cayuga Community College, Inc.; Richard P. Nathan, Co-Director, The Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government; Steven Bruckman, Executive Vice Chancellor, California Community Colleges; Robert B. Ward, Deputy Director, The Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government; Edward Reinfurt, Acting Executive Director, New York State Foundation for Science, Technology, and Innovation; and Mario Musolino, Executive Deputy Commissioner, New York State Department of Labor. June 27, 2007