One of my students in the continuing education class on blogging wrote this well crafted post on the disparity of support in higher education. I think she hit a home run with it! I especially love the idea of the Pushy Moms Club….so perfect.
Multifocal Lens is the product of a continuing education class on blogging offered by Blue Ridge Community College in Hendersonville, North Carolina this fall. We have been sharpening our writing skills as well as learning how to put up and maintain a blog on WordPress. Class members have come with mixed motives. A few of us are just looking for the fun of having a soapbox.
With this on-going experience hovering in the background, I read a long feature in the Sunday, November 16, issue of the New York Times, headlined When Alumni Pockets are Shallow. The article centered on LaGuardia Community College in Long Island City, Queens, New York, which it referred to as the most ethnically diverse college in America, one which serves 50,000 students annually. The campus consists of four buildings overlooking elevated railroad tracks, a far cry from the pastoral setting of…
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