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Public Discourse, Social Media Shaming, Free Speech, and a ball game?

I was debating how to respond, because I wanted to say something publicly, after local people raised issues regarding behavior of a DCC student at a recent DCC basketball game.  I haven’t been contacted, but our VP of Student Affairs was

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President’s Office Institutional Effectiveness Plan

Purpose: The President administers the operational services, processes, and functions of the college through delegation to vice-presidents and directors. Serving as the chief executive officer, the president provides leadership and supervision to ensure mission and core theme fulfillment. The President’s

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Some Good News

Folks say that good news travels slow; well it certainly does when it isn’t told!  It has been a while.  I apologize for that.  We have many exciting things going on, despite what you might hear others say, DCC isn’t

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Responses to Questions at Open Discussion

Preface to responses from our open discussion: There seemed to be an underlying assumption that DCC isn’t “playing fair” with the proposed reductions in force of staff, and proposed faculty reductions.  We aren’t claiming that either the environment in which

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Support

Recently we had a public meeting to get our proposals and the supporting data out to you, our supporting community.  At first I intended to take written questions, because I didn’t know how much time we could devote to answering

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Community

com·mu·ni·ty kəˈmyo͞onədē/ noun 1. a group of people living in the same place or having a particular characteristic in common. 2. a feeling of fellowship with others, as a result of sharing common attitudes, interests, and goals. Thank you to

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Regression

What is regression?  Regression is actually a shortened term for the phrase “regression toward the mean.”  This is a statistical concept that describes a common phenomenon, across all areas of life, in which performance or results tend to “balance out”

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Change

Exciting times abound at DCC!  We are entering into our 75th year of service to the community.  We will host a series of events over the next year to show our appreciation to you, the community that has supported and

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New Initiative From The Interim President

Hello to the Dawson community.  This is a new initiative that I am undertaking as your interim president.  I will begin writing to you, the community, directly.  Dawson Community College (DCC) is experiencing profound change.  With change, there seems to be mixed

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