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Shop ‘til You Drop at Community College Craft Fairs
Arts and crafts abound at community colleges this time of year, offering Christmas shoppers the opportunity to pick up something truly unique for friends and family members. Auburn Pub reports that Cayuga Community College in Auburn, New York, recently hosted its annual Holiday Festival Craft Show, which features handmade clothing and accessories, holiday decorations and fresh baked goods. The show is celebrating its 39th year in style, with live entertainment and food vendors to keep everyone in the holiday spirit.
Equipping Students for Online Adventures
Before you can take full advantage of all the wonderful online services available to community college students today, you need to be sure your computer is up to the task. There is even online services for this purpose, helping students outfit their PCs and laptops with all the hardware and software necessary to connect with their schools. For example, Richland Community College in Illinois offers remote tools to help students with both Windows and Mac systems get connected.
This video explains how to take online courses at community college.
Getting a Jump on Textbook Tutoring
Shopping for textbooks has always been
Workplace Readiness Certificates
- Communication – use of oral and written skills to clearly communicate thoughts and ideas
- Effort – demonstration of strong work ethic and preparedness for assignments
- Quality of Work – applicable to classroom work and academic performance
- Attendance – ability to manage oneself
- Time Management – punctuality, preparedness, handing in assignments on time
- Professionalism – image put forth by student in terms of actions, appearance and attitude
College completion rates in the state of Ohio are some of the lowest in the country, with Ohio ranking 38th on the spectrum of graduating college students, according to the Ohio Higher Ed website. To determine why completion rates are so low – and what can be done to improve them – the Ohio Board of Regents partnered with the university system in the state, which includes community colleges and adult education centers as well as four-year institutions.