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Committed Citizens Make for Effective Intentional Partnerships

Rassoul Dastmozd, Ph.D. | Posted 11.16.2014 | College
Rassoul Dastmozd, Ph.D.

Education is not an exclusive commodity to be brokered only to the privileged -- and should not be treated as such. As a public institution we are here to serve everyone. Rich. Poor. Old. Young. That's why intentional partnerships matter.

Avoiding the Need for Student Debt Relief

Rassoul Dastmozd, Ph.D. | Posted 08.24.2014 | College
Rassoul Dastmozd, Ph.D.

College matters. Education matters. Having a well-paying and satisfying job matters. Being able to live as free as possible from college debt matters. I don't believe the American dream for most people is to go to the most expensive Ivy League or most prestigious research institution, and then go on to become rich and famous.

Community Colleges Play More Vital Role than Ever

Rassoul Dastmozd, Ph.D. | Posted 04.06.2014 | College
Rassoul Dastmozd, Ph.D.

What community colleges need to do is keep the role that we play in higher education visible and accessible to all citizens, just as we have been doin...

College Facilities As Living Laboratories for Sustainability

Lee Rasch | Posted 01.25.2014 | Education
Lee Rasch

Sustainable practices can be incorporated into a wide range of programs, from technician training to managing sustainable systems.

Education Isn't Just Dollars and Cents

Rassoul Dastmozd, Ph.D. | Posted 12.30.2013 | College
Rassoul Dastmozd, Ph.D.

Education isn't just dollars and cents; it goes beyond these finite things. Education fuels and ignites the mind. Ignites the soul. Learning is a transformative experience and there is no way to gauge that against the cost of education

Making Career Training Soup From Stones

Bradley W. Johnson | Posted 08.24.2013 | College
Bradley W. Johnson

It seems like every day there is a new story on how our higher education system is going to hell in the proverbial hand basket. While rising tuition c...

When Reality Sets in for Graduates

Rassoul Dastmozd, Ph.D. | Posted 08.19.2013 | College
Rassoul Dastmozd, Ph.D.

This new reality will have its own moments of elation, of course, but it will include the need for more hard work, more learning, more maturing and more personal and professional growth.

We Cannot Lose If We Focus on Student Needs

Rassoul Dastmozd, Ph.D. | Posted 05.12.2013 | College
Rassoul Dastmozd, Ph.D.

As with everything in life, education is complex. There are all the different types of institutions, public and private, from preschool and K-12, colleges and universities. There is no one educational model or learning system that everyone follows.

Two Year Colleges Are the Bridges

Rassoul Dastmozd, Ph.D. | Posted 02.11.2013 | College
Rassoul Dastmozd, Ph.D.

The least college ready students deserve the means to secure a bright and rewarding future for themselves just as much as the most college ready students do. We don't just build the bridges -- we ARE the bridge.