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Letter to the Speaker of the Massachusetts House of Representatives
The Honorable Robert A. DeLeo Speaker of the Massachusetts House of Representatives State House Boston, MA 02133 Dear Speaker DeLeo, This morning the Governor vetoed the $1.95 million (7504-0102) budgeted for Cape Cod Community College (CCCC)’s FAA-Certified Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) program. The Governor indicated he vetoed this item because it is not consistent with his...
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Educating the future workforce = (a strong foundation + the skill set) x lifelong learning
Educating the future workforce involves tomorrow’s student and today’s employee and entrepreneur. In many cases, the student, employee and entrepreneur can be the same individual – calling to mind that in this dynamic, global community, we need to embrace education throughout our lifetime. As we educate the workforce for tomorrow, our focus is broadly from two...
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Student Aid Eligibility and Adult Basic Education
The following letter was sent to Congressman Keating regarding Student Aid Eligibility and Adult Basic Education. Dear Congressman Keating: As your president of Cape Cod Community College, I am writing to urge you to co-sign two important bipartisan appropriations letters. As Congress considers priorities for fiscal year (FY) 2015, reinstatement of Pell Grant and student aid eligibility for...
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Definitions, Generosity, Student Success and the Tax Collector
Robert Reich wrote an interesting piece entitled: Charity begins at home (particularly at wealthy homes) . His op-ed adds clarity to the patterns of giving and the benefactors of such giving. While I concur there can be value in steering more charitable giving to help the poor, the challenge remains in the details of how Congress defines "real charities." Reich suggests this...
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President Cox Joins Wampanoag Thanksgiving Ceremonies
President John Cox was invited to join with the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe as it conducted traditional Native American Thanksgiving events November 23rd at the Old Indian Meeting House in Mashpee. It was a time to remember both history and traditions. Food for the event was specially prepared, bringing traditional tastes to the event: venison stew, codfish cakes, stuffed red snapper and raccoon...
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