Tags community college

Colleges and institutions need to pick up the pace to meet AI skills demand

by EdScoop Staff • 11 months ago

A new survey of higher education officials points to a shortage of instructors and infrastructure in the face of rising demand for AI instruction at colleges and universities.

Provosts want more data on tech access, student needs, survey finds

by Emily Bamforth • 1 year ago

Graduation and retention remain top priorities, but community college provosts said they also want better data on food security, mental health and social mobility.

Verizon unveils workforce re-skilling pilot with colleges

by Emily Bamforth • 1 year ago

A partnership, part of a $44 million Verizon initiative, will offer free, online courses to college students, with a focus on underrepresented populations.

VR helps Texas students prepare career paths early

by Colin Wood • 1 year ago

VR simulations dramatically improved students' self-reported confidence with their career options after high school.

From Biden administration, higher ed leaders want connectivity, innovation, support

by Colin Wood • 1 year ago

Early policies on student loan relief indicate a positive trend, one edtech leader told EdScoop, but some still seek "a general reversal from the last four years."

Jill Biden promotes community colleges' role in workforce development

by Betsy Foresman • 2 years ago

Two-year colleges are essential to educating students and workers to develop a strong, skilled workforce, the incoming first lady said.

Rural community colleges get a shot at new learning programs

by Betsy Foresman • 2 years ago

The nonprofit Education Design Lab will partner with five community colleges to implement new pathways to postsecondary education for students in rural communities.

Community colleges team up with governors to reskill workers during pandemic

by Betsy Foresman • 2 years ago

After widespread job loss during the pandemic, the Reskilling and Recovery Network aims to provide workers with programs and resources to reenter the workforce.

Phishing attack exposes personal information of 5,000 at community college

by Colin Wood • 2 years ago

Email addresses, home addresses, phone numbers and Social Security numbers were exposed in a phishing campaign that fooled about 20 employees.