Rural college is ‘the only game in town’

As a center for education, job training and cultural life, the rural community college is “the only game in town.”

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  1. Richard Aubrey says:

    Drove from Michigan to Texas, avoiding expressways for most of the way.
    Surprised to find how many little towns had CCs or branches of a four-year college.

  2. In rural/ small town areas of the midwest, middle brow culture still lives. Now, if only we could engage in some cultural imperialism and take back the rest of the world!

  3. Richard Aubrey says:

    Deirdre.
    The rest of the world should be so lucky.

  4. In rural/ small town areas of the midwest, middle brow culture still lives. Now, if only we could engage in some cultural imperialism and take back the rest of the world!

  5. Colleges actually aren’t much different than sports teams – you’ve got the few that are highly professional, treat their employees (athletes / instructors ) well, and have amazing facitilies, as well as stellar reputations. Then you have the rest…

    http://academicjobs.wikia.com/wiki/Universities_to_fear