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5 TIPS FOR CREATING INDUSTRY CURRICULUM

8/1/2014

(The following originally appeared online on the AACC 21st Century Center website and is republished with permission by AACC 21st Century Center and the author, Emily Rogan.)

The nation’s community colleges have long taken pride in their ability to react to economic change: A blue-chip employer opens a factory — the local community college provides the training. Emerging industries, such as wind and solar, create new career opportunities — the college offers certificates and degrees to enable students to land those jobs.

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CCBC AWARDED FIRST NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION GRANT

7/31/2014

Community College of Beaver County received its first National Science Foundation Grant, a three-year award of nearly $200,000, for the project proposal, “SySTEMatic Change through Process Technology.” The project will launch the College’s new Process Technology program with the goal of increasing the number of highly-skilled, well-educated and diverse process technicians in the region.

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FAMILY OF LATE CCBC INSTRUCTOR TO HOST 5K WALK FOR SCHOLARSHIP IN HER NAME

7/17/2014

On Saturday, July 26th, the family of Jeannie M. Schilling, who was an English instructor and tutor at Community College of Beaver County, will host a 5K benefit walk at Raccoon State Park in effort to raise $1,500 for two scholarships in her name.

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BEAVER COUNTY COMMISSIONERS APPOINT TWO NEW CCBC TRUSTEES

7/16/2014

The CCBC Board of Trustees welcomed two new members at their board meeting on Tuesday, July 15. Pamela M. Johnson of Freedom and Dr. Robert H. Postupac of Monaca are the newest members of the CCBC Board of Trustees appointed by the Beaver County Commissioners.

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CCBC FACULTY MEMBER SELECTED FOR DISTANCE EDUCATION LEADERSHIP ACADEMY

7/15/2014

Office Technology Professor Mary Jo Slater was recently selected to participate in The Instructional Technology Council (ITC) 2014 Distance Education Leadership Academy. Created in 1977, ITC is an affiliated council of the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) and represents nearly 400 institutions that offer distance education courses to their students in the United States, Canada and around the world.Mary Jo has been an employee of the College for a total of 35 years, including part-time and full-time positions.

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ELIGIBLE COMPANIES ENCOURAGED TO APPLY FOR WEDnetPA GRANT PROGRAM

7/10/2014

As a local WEDnetPA partner, Community College of Beaver County encourages eligible companies to apply for the Pennsylvania Guaranteed Free Training / WEDnetPA workforce training grant program, which is accepting new applications for the 2014-15 program year. WEDnetPA can reimburse eligible, participating companies up to $450 per year, per employee for essential skills training and up to $850 per year, per employee for advanced technology training.

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CCBC BASKETBALL PLAYER SELECTED TO 2014 COACHES’ ALL-AMERICA TEAM BY NABC

7/9/2014

Nehemiah Fisher, a sophomore basketball player at CCBC, was selected as a member of the 2014 Coaches’ All-America Basketball Team by the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC).

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CCBC WELCOMES DR. CHRISTOPHER REBER TO CAMPUS

7/2/2014

Community College of Beaver County welcomed Dr. Christopher Reber, College President as of July 1, 2014, to campus at a greeting yesterday morning.
Dr. Reber shared his thoughts about his role as the President of Community College of Beaver County, what he values as a leader and his vision for the future of the College.

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