Colorado Community College System

Type: Organization
Name: Colorado Community College System
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Project seeks to measure students’ non-academic skills

The riddle of 21st century skills — the broad term often used to describe a set of abilities  like critical thinking and collaboration — has always has been about how to measure them. But now an alliance of education groups think they have a way to do ... [Published Education News Colorado - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Agricultural teacher attends conference

L ocal ag education instructor Amanda Ramos attended the Colorado Vocational Agriculture Teachers Association (CVATA) Summer Conference June 24–27. More than 80 agricultural educators from across Colorado attended the annual professional development conference, ... [Published Cortez Journal - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Connecting classrooms to career prospects a boon for Aims Community College Ft. Lupton

FORT LUPTON — Brenda Rask, dean of the Aims Community College Fort Lupton campus, knows firsthand the value of career and technical education, commonly known as CTE.After all, the dean’s daughter, Sydnie Rask, a 2008 graduate of Fort Lupton High School, ... [Published Commerce City Sentinel Express - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Mayors and Commissioners Youth Award Program grants nine scholarships

Arapahoe County commissioners and local mayors and city council members honored 31 teenagers who have overcome significant personal adversity during the Mayors and Commissioners Youth Award Program recognition ceremony at Centennial Airport. Photo courtesy ... [Published The Villager - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Aims Community College campus in Fort Lupton seeing strong growth

FORT LUPTON — Aims Community College’s South Campus in Fort Lupton will be celebrating its 30th anniversary in October. And Aug. 14 will be the one-year anniversary of the ribbon cutting on the campus’ Platte Building, a sleek and modern structure adorning ... [Published Commerce City Sentinel Express - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

How Analytics Can Help Colleges Graduate More Students

Colorado universities send about 20,000 people a year to community colleges because they aren't ready for college-level math and English. But they're losing many of these students in the process."Developmental education has the potential to be a black ... [Published Center for Digital Education - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

Consensus, Compromise, and Persistence: Implementing a Single ERP for 13 Colleges

Key Takeaways Using the multi-entity processing (MEP) model let the Colorado Community College System transform 13 instances of ERP at its individual community colleges into a single installation . The new system handles all major transactions , including ... [Published Educause - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Blackboard Acquires IT Help Desk Provider Perceptis

Information Technology | News By Dian Schaffhauser 07/10/14Blackboard has extended its reach into the IT support business. This week the company announced that it had acquired Perceptis , which provides help desk and other services to colleges and ... [Published Campus Technology - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

OJC to implement College 101 starting fall 2014

Otero Junior College continues to explore and implement "best practices" from across the nation to help enhance and bolster retention efforts at the college. Starting in the fall of 2014, OJC will implement College 101, a new course that will assist students ... [Published La Junta Tribune - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 1 reports

Arapahoe Community College in Denver, CO to Begin Offering BAS Degrees

Arapahoe C.C., CCCS Institutions Authorized to Begin Offering BAS Degrees Governor John Hickenlooper signed legislation – Senate Bill 14-004 – on Feb. 27, 2014, authorizing the Colorado’s community colleges to offer four-year bachelor of applied science ... [Published PRWeb - Jun 24 2014]

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"If we don't get the results the hypothesis was telling us, then we're going to have to move forward and figure out the next intervention" Vignare said
"The process of getting everyone to agree is critical," Dorsey asserted. "You have to think through the business processes every time, and then match the software application to the business process. Having conversations about your business processes is a positive step, but you have to allow time for that."
The acquisition of Perceptis is the company's "way of showing our dedication to growing this division," said Blot. "We continue to invest because we believe there is a huge opportunity…to add value to the student experience as they move through their education pathways. Our goal is to simplify the student experience and make it easy, enjoyable and, ultimately, successful. This combination also emphasizes that we can blend the right technologies, resources and services to meet the unique needs of our customers, regardless of their LMS and technology choice."
...skill and expertise in brand management and have a track record of outstanding success during the past year," said Bob Brock, president of EMG. "We encourage educational marketing professionals to nominate a deserving colleague, or themselves, for that matter. There's no better way to celebrate the success of an educational brand than by nominating an exceptional person who has helped lift it to the top." Marketing practitioners from around the world compete for the honor...

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Project seeks to measure students’ non-academic... [Published Education News Colorado - Jul 30 2014]
Agricultural teacher attends conference [Published Cortez Journal - Jul 29 2014]
Connecting classrooms to career prospects a boo... [Published Commerce City Sentinel Express - Jul 29 2014]
Mayors and Commissioners Youth Award Program gr... [Published The Villager - Jul 24 2014]
Aims Community College campus in Fort Lupton se... [Published Commerce City Sentinel Express - Jul 21 2014]
How Analytics Can Help Colleges Graduate More S... [Published Center for Digital Education - Jul 15 2014]
Consensus, Compromise, and Persistence: Impleme... [Published Educause - Jul 15 2014]
Blackboard Acquires IT Help Desk Provider Perce... [Published Campus Technology - Jul 10 2014]
OJC to implement College 101 starting fall 2014 [Published La Junta Tribune - Jul 02 2014]
Arapahoe Community College in Denver, CO to Beg... [Published PRWeb - Jun 24 2014]
Oudenhoven Named Permanent Community College of... [Published PRWeb - Dec 09 2013]
Community College of Aurora Partners With City ... [Published PRWeb - Nov 25 2013]
Seeking Global Brand Masters in Education – EMG... [Published PRWeb - Nov 20 2013]
Community College of Aurora Secures 10-Year Acc... [Published PRWeb - Oct 17 2013]
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