The Catalyst

The Catalyst is a magazine focusing on Social Sciences

Articles from Vol. 41, No. 1, Spring

Aligning Workforce Programs
with Adult Education: A Successful PartnershipTHE STUDENTSIn "Anytown," USA during the last two decades, as beaming parents welcomed their new bundles of joy into the world, whether home was a rural one-factory town or a thriving urban metropolis, few...
Calendar of Events
SEPTEMBERWednesday, September 12Innovative Webinar: Overview of Assessment Planning and ToolsA preview of the annual conference pre-conference workshop!1:30 pm -2:30 pm ETThis webinar will cover assessment tools for organizations, training, community,...
CAREER SPOTLIGHT: Dr. Charles Terrell, Eastern West Virginia Community and Technical College
WHAT'S YOUR POSITION?President, Eastern West Virginia Community and Technical College, Moorefield, WVHOW DID YOU GET INVOLVED WITH CONTINUING EDUCATION AND TRAINING, PARTICULARLY WITH YOUR CURRENT INSTITUTION?I was eager to connect with Easterns Continuing...
Community College Funding
Playing Against a Stacked DeckAs the centerpiece of his 201 1 State of the Union speech, President Obama outlined a plan to "win the future," a combination of government austerity plus investments in education, clean energy and innovation. As the president...
COMMUNITY COLLEGE'S THIRD-DIMENSION: Community Service Outreach
During the late 1960s and early 1970s the American community college system was growing at a fantastic pace of approximately one new college a week. The impact of these new colleges gave hope to thousands and then millions of men and women wishing to...
Destination Reno Tahoe
Gearing Up for the Annual ConferenceEach year, NCCET members gather to network and expand upon their professional development at the annual conference. This year's conference is being held at the Peppermill in Reno, Nevada. With multiple networking opportunities...
FOR-CREDIT AND NON-CREDIT COLLABORATION AND CROSSOVER: Building a Unified Education STEM Pathway for Engineering Technology and Advanced Manufacturing
Picture an industry leader and an academic leader with their respective agendas attempting to outline a training program that makes sense. The inherent barriers to ensuring this successful accomplishment are well documented and experienced by industry...
Industry Leaders Answer
HOW CAN E-LEARNING WORK FOR COMMUNITY COLLEGES?Dr. Merrill IrvingNCCET National DirectorOakton Community CollegeWISE EMPLOYERS LOOK TO THEIR COMMUNITY COLLEGE PARTNERS TO PREPARE EVER HIGHERSKILLEDWORKERS, AND CLOSE SKILLS GAPS WITH EXISTING EMPLOYEES.Rob...
Institution Spotlight
Central Piedmont Community CollegePROVIDE A BRIEF DESCRIPTION AND HISTORY OF YOUR INSTITUTION.Central Piedmont Community College is the largest community college in North Carolina, offering close to 300 degree and certification programs, customized corporate...
MEMBER SPOTLIGHT: Janis Machala, Bellevue College
New for this issue of Catalyst you will find several spotlights- in each issue, we will profile an individual member, an institution, and a career. We hope you enjoy getting to know the faces of NCCETs membership. If you would like to nominate an individual...
President's Page
Introducing Rob ClanceyIt s been my distinct pleasure to be a part of NCCET for the past eight years, having served first as a regional director, moving on to a position as national director, and now president for the 2012-13 membership year. During...
PROFILE: Texas Administrators of Continuing Education
NCCET s Managing Editor Nikkita Cohoon asked the Texas Administrators of Continuing Education to provide a profile of their organization, which functions much like NCCET on a state level. This article includes responses provided by TACE President Kathi...