Stories tagged with: Community Colleges

January 31, 2012 - 2:16pm
2 years 11 weeks ago

A new push is being made for Community Colleges to make their class schedules more convenient for students who also work and have families.

Ohio's Higher Education Chancellor Jim Petro wants the states public, two-year schools to explore the idea of block scheduling- where classes would be offered back-to-back in clusters.

Zane State's Dean of Education, Health and Behavioral Services Barb Shelby said the proposal would likely put students in the classroom up to 30 hours per week...

August 8, 2011 - 4:19pm
2 years 36 weeks ago

A recent spike in community college enrollment may be driven by jobs and affordability.

Data from Ohio's Higher Education Board shows enrollment has more than tripled in the past decade for Community Colleges and Regional Campuses. President of Zane State College Doctor Paul Brown said from a local perspective that averages out to be a 10% hike each year.

"The word is out that you need some level of college education to get a skilled job," said Brown.

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