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"A Year of Social Justice" at Anne Arundel Community College

By: David J. Smith, October 21, 2014

This is a short interview that took place at Anne Arundel Community College in Arnold, MD after my social justice presentation on October 1, 2014. 10 more words

Community Colleges

Preparing for College is a Group Effort

Today I just returned from the Seattle Chamber of Commerce’s Regional Leadership Conference where high-ranking elected officials and business executives discussed the future economic health and vitality of the Puget Sound region. 535 more words

Making the Work Life and Personal Life Links to Conflict Resolution Skills

By: David J. Smith, October 21, 2014

I recently (10/14/14) visited Sinclair Community College in Dayton, OH.   While there, I ran two programs: one for faculty on understanding the field, and the second for students on career and personal skill awareness. 319 more words

Community Colleges

MTU Researching Future Problems With Rock Under Roads, Rails

HOUGHTON — While we’re able to enjoy timeless scenery as we travel in the United States, it’s important to realize that the soils and rocks forming the base of these transportation systems may not forever be stable. 783 more words


Future of R with GIS

I was a total newbie to R before spring 2014. Then it was a little trial by fire, trying to learn just enough to keep up with grad students in a class I was co-teaching. 176 more words


Parent alert: Millions start college but don’t finish (Examiner)

Over the past two decades, more than 31 million students started college but failed to graduate according to Signature Report 7 from the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center in conjunction with the University of Indiana’s Project on Academic Success.

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College Planning

First-Gen Program Highlight: Scripps College

As a first-year at Scripps College, Melissa Mesinas ’12 struggled to adjust academically to a rigorous institution. Getting used to reading hundreds of pages every week was a challenge, but she was afraid of telling anyone that she was struggling. 353 more words