All posts tagged "community college"

  • FILE -- In this May 2012 file photo, Chinese students wait outside the U.S. Embassy for their visa application interviews in Beijing, China.  The number of international students studying at U.S. colleges increased by 10 percent last year, marking the largest single-year gain in 35 years, according to new federal data. (AP Photo/Alexander F. Yuan, File)
    More Chinese students seeking US community college degrees

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Wealthy Chinese undergraduates aren’t the only ones looking to get a college degree in the U.S. So are a growing number of Chinese students from lower middle-class families who are enrolling in community...

    • Posted December 28, 2015
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    SoCal community colleges selected to offer 4-year degrees

    LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Some Southland community colleges received initial approval today to develop four-year bachelor’s degree programs in mortuary science, automotive technology, dental hygiene and other fields as part of a pilot program. The colleges receiving preliminary approval by...

    • Posted January 20, 2015
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  • President Barack Obama speaks at Pellissippi State Community College, Friday, Jan. 9, 2015, in Knoxville, Tenn., about new initiatives to help more Americans go to college and get the skills they need to succeed. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
    Obama proposes free community colleges for all

    KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — President Barack Obama on Friday proposed to bring the cost of two years of community college “down to zero” for all Americans, an ambitious nationwide plan based on a popular Tennessee program signed...

    • Posted January 9, 2015
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  • President Barack Obama waves to the crowd after giving a speech Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015, at Central High School in Phoenix.  (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
    Obama proposes free community college program

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House on Thursday announced a proposal that President Barack Obama said would make community college “free for everybody who is willing to work for it.” But administration officials provided no details about...

    • Posted January 8, 2015
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