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We want to know what community college students think

Welcome to another week of Awake58! If you were forwarded this email, be sure to subscribe by clicking here. Hello, y’all....

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Join the Virtual Town Hall

In 2019, EdNC.org began holding student town halls at community colleges across North Carolina. We are showing up to have real conversations...

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How do we achieve big goals in education? Community colleges are working on solutions.

North Carolina has seen a lot of effort dedicated to statewide conversations around education in recent years. Commissions. Court-ordered reports....

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The community college stories of 2019

Hello, Awake58 readers! As we approach the end of 2019, this newsletter will take a break after a special edition...

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Perspective | TPM Academy takes first steps on new NC workforce development program

With a skills gap that threatens North Carolina’s competitiveness and an ambitious educational attainment goal to reach on our horizon,...

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Perspective | Framing the state’s myFutureNC goal at the local level

This article was written by Matt Meyer in association with the State Council for Sector Strategies. “Ensuring that by 2030,...

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What will happen with student transfers in the future?

Welcome to another week of Awake58! If you were forwarded this email, be sure to subscribe by clicking here. Sandy Shugart...

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Today’s college students are ‘hardly carefree kids’

American mass media have long portrayed a particular ideal of students entering college. They’re fresh-faced teens, just moving out of...

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Video: Sandy Shugart delivers 2019 Dallas Herring lecture

Sanford “Sandy” Shugart, president of Valencia College in Orlando, Florida, keynoted this year’s Dallas Herring lecture about urgent and emerging...

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An extra hill to climb for our community college students

Welcome to another week of Awake58! If you were forwarded this email, be sure to subscribe by clicking here. Western Piedmont...

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College students of North Carolina battle the storms of poverty

Ken Outlaw’s goal was to graduate community college with a 4.0 grade point average. He wanted to make up for...

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Improving the transfer ecosystem in North Carolina: The 2019 Dallas Herring lecture

Dallas Herring was a visionary education leader in North Carolina, and he is credited as a key figure in establishing...