The Coordinating Commission approved a building project at Central Community College’s Hastings campus that will help meet the growing demands of area employers for skilled manufacturing and welding employees.
August 15th, 2017
July 31st, 2017
The Coordinating Commission recently presented to a legislative task force a list of potential state policies to encourage postsecondary attainment and workforce development in Nebraska.
June 28th, 2017
Coordinating Commission Executive Director Mike Baumgartner will participate in a panel discussion with other education experts this Friday at the 2017 National Forum on Education Policy.
June 19th, 2017
The Coordinating Commission's governing board has named W. Scott Wilson of Plattsmouth as its new chair. His fellow commissioners voted unanimously for Wilson at the commission's June 15 meeting.
June 7th, 2017
Nebraska colleges and universities conferred nearly 19 percent more degrees, diplomas and certificates in 2016 than they did in 2006, while STEM fields account for an increasing share of majors for Nebraska graduates. Those findings and others are included in a new report, A Factual Look at Higher Education in Nebraska: Degrees and Other Awards, released by the Coordinating Commission this week.
May 24th, 2017
A new law championed by State Sen. Patty Pansing Brooks of Lincoln will provide greater financial protection for Nebraska students who attend a for-profit institution that closes.
May 11th, 2017
An Omaha state senator has put forward a legislative resolution that calls for a study of dual enrollment in Nebraska.