The Interstate Passport Network is pleased to welcome College of the Siskiyous as its newest member. College of Siskiyous is a community college located at the base of Mount Shasta in the northern California town of Weed and has an enrollment of over 5,000 students. It is the second member institution from the state of California. Superintendent/President of the College of the Siskiyous Dr.
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Taking Assessment Personally Or, How I Was Reminded of the Value of General Education
by David Smith, director, Office of Assessment, New Mexico State University
Tony Flores is the program coordinator of Utah State University Veterans Resource Office and a member of Interstate Passport’s Military and Veterans Affairs Committee which focuses on the benefits of Interstate Passport for transfer students, especially active military personnel, veterans, and their families--a highly mobile population that often must transfer. In his position, Flores is all too familiar with the story of a veteran student who has had to repeat courses and/or lost credits while transferring, ultimately costing the student more time and money. “Earning a Passpo
An article, Public May Not Trust Higher Ed, but Employers Do, was included in the August issue of Inside Higher Ed, discusses the perspective that employers have of higher education and the skills that employers highly value when hiring new graduates. In particular, two skills identified are critical thinking and oral communication.