Colorado e-Clips, February 25, 2013

Today’s sampling of the latest news about, and issues affecting, the colleges and career and technical education operations associated with the Colorado Community College System follows:
COLORADO COMMUNITY COLLEGES

Supporting working families will strengthen state
Boulder Daily Camera (community college developmental education with skills training bill related)
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LCC presents Ketcham Scholarship to Buringa
The Lamar Ledger
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Nearly 20 pecent of high schoolers in concurrent enrollment
Fort Morgan Times (MCC related)
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Deadline for many TSJC scholarships approaching
Trinidad Chronicle News
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Massage school lets you relax, recreate on the cheap
Trinidad Chronicle News
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Colorado high schoolers who are enrolled in college classes up 15 percent
Denver Post (CCA and ACC related)
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Business Calendar: Blogging Basics for Business from FRCC
Fort Collins Coloradoan
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Engagement: Chelsea Joa Severs and Christopher Wisdom
Loveland Connection (FRCC related)
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Young: The winter of our disconnect
Frisco Summit Daily News (FRCC related)
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Zonta Club accepting scholarship applicantions
Lamar Ledger (LCC Open Scholarship related)
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Pueblo hall to induct two
Pueblo Chieftain (PCC related)
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Altrusa International awards night
KKCO NBC 11 Grand Junction (WCCC related)
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Former CO senator White may join college board
KUSA NBC 9 Denver (SBCCCOE related)
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Concerned by area suicide rates, group meets to discuss solutions
Craig Daily Press (CNCC related)
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Winter sports seasons winding down
La Junta Tribune Democrat (LCC related)
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Singer Gordon Bok to perform in Fort Morgan March 15
Fort Morgan Times (MCC Center for Arts and Community Enrichment related)
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Art gallery reception rescheduled
Sterling Journal Advocate (NJC related)
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Presentation covers Mars mission
Trinidad Times Independent (TSJC related)
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In print: Piton Foundation and Colorado Community College System offer free tax help
Denver Post Your Hub (3rd story)
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Colorado dual enrollment growing
Education News Colorado (CCA, ACC related)
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Daily business briefing
Fort Collins Coloradoan (FRCC related)
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Daily business briefing: Workplace Professionalism at FRCC
Fort Collins Coloradoan
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OBIT: Dylan Alex Balogh
Fort Collins Coloradoan (FRCC related)
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Newsmaker Q&A: A new role for Panda’s Jacob Castillo
Northern Colorado Business Report (FRCC related)
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Newsmaker Q&A: Kasprzak advocates for Team Fort Collins
Northern Colorado Business Report (FRCC related)
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Hoops Homecoming Saturday at NJC
Holyoke Enterprise
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17th annual Arkansas Valley Science Fair
Bent County Democrat (OJC related)
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Small biz to get help with government contracts
La Junta Tribune Democrat (OJC related)
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2013 homicide numbers high locally compared to last year
KRDO ABC 13 Colorado Springs (PPCC related)
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In print: Volunteers help keep Littleton’s South Platte Park running smoothly
Denver Post Your Hub (ACC related)
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Event of the Day: Arkansas Valley Regional …
La Junta Tribune Democrat (OJC related)
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In print: Outlying Littleton neighborhoods to see faster emergency response times
Denver Post Your Hub (related to ACC/FirstBank Community Leaders Forum)
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Lots to brag about in south Denver area
Denver Business Journal (ACC related)
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News briefs
Denver Post Your Hub (three blurbs about opportunities at ACC)
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Red Rocks Community College presents “Scars: Breaking the Cycle”
Denver Post Your Hub (also CCD and CCA related)
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Things to do: Play with plywood or fused glass, see interior design students’ work
Denver Post (related to ACC Colorado Gallery for the Arts)
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CCA students offer help in 7th annual tax help program
Aurora Sentinel-Daily Sun
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CNCC President Russell George delivers keynote address at State of the County event
Craig Daily Press
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Colorado Northwestern Community College update
Craig Daily Press
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Editorial: Continued sources of concern
Craig Daily Press (CNCC related)
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Lamar Community College Hosts Successful Career Expo
Colorado Community College Newswire
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Morgan Community College to honor all-star alumni at gala Friday night
Fort Morgan Times
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Event of the Day: Rampart Winds at OJC
La Junta Tribune Democrat
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Charter name changes K-12
Pueblo Chieftain (PCC concurrent enrollment related)
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Muralist covers Ute Pass
Our Colorado News (PPCC related)
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Workshops could help Morgan County landlords and immigrants
Fort Morgan Times (MCC related)
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TSJC presidential finalists visit Alamosa
Alamosa Valley Courier
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Community college in Denver rolls out ZIVELO kiosks
Digital Signage Today (CCA related)
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Role of police redefined in Denver schools
Education News Colorado (CCD related)
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Arvada-Wheat Ridge program to honor local youth
Denver Post Your Hub (RRCC related)
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Requests for food assistance up countywide
Park County Republican-Fairplay Flume (RRCC related)
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Strapped Golden school builds its own in-house STEM program
Denver Post Your Hub (RRCC related)
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Colorado Mountain College signs lease to once again have site in Salida
Salida Mountain Mail

Career and Technical Education
ACC’s Sims places first at District SkillsUSA
Colorado Community College Newswire
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PFC donates to new Ag Education Center
YumaPioneer (FFA related)
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Major school finance bill a mixed bag for Routt County educators
Steamboat Pilot and Today (Babson Carpenter CTE Center related)
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In Vocational Courses, Ind. Students Get Early Glimpse of Careers
Community College Week

 

SPORTS
Montrose’s Warner inks letter of intent with Lamar Community College
Montrose Daily Press (LCC related)
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Otero JC men end regular season with win
La Junta Tribune Democrat
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NJC Plainsmen beat McCook in final seconds
Sterling Journal Advocate
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Burlington’s boys prepare for district playoffs Tuesday
Burlington Record (hosted by NJC)
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Plainswomen beat Otero at home
Sterling Journal Advocate
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Plainswomen win 3rd straight
Sterling Journal Advocate (NJC, LCC, OJC and TSJC related)
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Four-game series with CSU swept
Trinidad Times Independent (TSJC related)


HIGHER EDUCATION ARTICLES
e-Headlines
Community College Times
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Assessing a threat before its too late
Community College Times
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CCWeek’s 25 Anniversary and Workforce Development Issue
Community College Week
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Tapping lesser-known federal programs
Community College Times
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Community colleges crucial for rural development
Community College Times (LCC related)
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New webinar series focuses on community colleges
Community College Times
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Sizeable donations from big-time benefactors
Community College Times

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