state fair community college http://kbia.org en State Fair Community College receives funds to enhance programs http://kbia.org/post/state-fair-community-college-receives-funds-enhance-programs <p>A new manufacturing consortium between nine community colleges around the state is focused on improving the education for manufacturing students. The $15 million program, in conjunction with <a href="http://governor.mo.gov/newsroom/2012/Gov_Nixon_announces_nearly_18_million_for_career_education_in_advanced_manufacturing_public_safety" target="_blank">MOManufacturingWINs</a>, provides specialized training. Dana Kelchner, State Fair Community College spokeswoman, said the program might change, but it’s to guide the students toward certification.</p> Tue, 16 Oct 2012 16:29:55 +0000 Jonathan Deutsch 22884 at http://kbia.org State Fair Community College receives funds to enhance programs Community college enrollment might be shrinking http://kbia.org/post/community-college-enrollment-might-be-shrinking <p>The economic downturn caused a boom in enrollment at community colleges nationwide. But that trend may now be reversing in Missouri.</p><p>According to the <a href="http://www.stltoday.com/">St. Louis Post Dispatch</a>, national enrollment at community colleges grew 20 percent between 2007 and 2011.</p><p>Now, enrollment may be coming down. Some St. Louis schools are anticipating declines in head count between 10 and 20 percent.</p> Thu, 20 Sep 2012 18:05:18 +0000 Kip Hill 21507 at http://kbia.org Community college enrollment might be shrinking KBIA Newscast for June 18, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/kbia-newscast-june-18-2012 <p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA newscast, including:</p><ul><li>A $13.3 million federal grant to the MU Health System</li><li>A Sedalia Community College will be offering classes in Boonville in the Fall</li><li>The state auditor&#39;s office says a couple of ballot measures would have no cost to taxpayers</li></ul> Mon, 18 Jun 2012 23:08:21 +0000 Ryan Famuliner 16094 at http://kbia.org KBIA Newscast for June 18, 2012 State Fair Community College to offer classes in Boonville http://kbia.org/post/state-fair-community-college-offer-classes-boonville <p>A Sedalia-based community college will begin offering classes in Boonville in August. Mon, 18 Jun 2012 23:01:14 +0000 Jamie Crockett 16092 at http://kbia.org State Fair Community College to offer classes in Boonville