Student Housing Coming to Terra State Community College

COCM is pleased to announce that it will become the management partner for Terra State Community College’s first on-campus housing, The Landings at Terra Village. Opening in Fall 2018, Terra State, located in Fremont, is one of the only community colleges in the state of Ohio to offer on-campus housing for students. Click here to read…

10-story Hamilton tower breaks ground at the Community College of Philadelphia

As housing on community college campuses continues become more and more frequent, The Radnor Group and the Community College of Philadelphia are continuing that trend.  Congratulations to the David Yeager and The Radnor Group on the ground-breaking for this project.  All the best for a successful project! Read more about the project here: 10-story Hamilton…

Grand Opening For New Student Housing At Glen Oaks Community College

So honored to serve Glen Oaks Community College as manager of this new, first-time housing for their students.  Excited to see how this new housing is going to enhance student success on the campus! Click here to read more! Grand Opening for GOCC Student Housing

Profile of American College Presidents

Every five years, the American Council on Education (ACE) conducts a survey among college presidents from all walks of life in higher ed: public/ private and two-year/ four-year institutions. According to ACE, the study “contains data on presidential demographics, search and selection processes, career trajectories, and the duties and responsibilities of college and university chief executive officers.…

Perspectives on Strong Campus Housing Partnerships From Both Sides of the Table

In the most recent copy of the NACAS College Services magazine, we did an article highlighting differing perspectives on public-private partnerships for on-campus student housing.  It’s a panel discussion where we assembled  four student housing professionals, all of whom have worked for COCM and a university, to interview them about their experiences with campus housing…

COCM Student Housing Professional – Shelby Riddle

Earlier this month, COCM’s Merchant Card Services Coordinator, Shelby Riddle, was invited by Regions Bank to participate in a panel for their Commercial Card User Forum in Nashville, TN. Shelby discussed topics such as: Card management tips for organizations Best practices for misuse/fraud COCM’s overall commercial card program Efficient expense reporting and reconciliation processes COCM custom reporting…

Making the Most of a Summer Internship

As summer begins, so do thousands of internships across the country. Students who are eager and committed to gaining experience and strengthening their resumes, embark on jobs – some with compensation, some without – that will hopefully get them one step closer to a job or grad school upon completing their degree. An article in Fast…

“Can the middle class afford college?”

Jeff Selingo’s recent article in the Washington Post entitled “Can the middle class afford college?” brought to light, very sobering and disheartening facts for middle Americans striving to earn a higher education degree and balance the crucial financial component. An excerpt from the article, raises the point of the discussion by My. Selingo “as college prices continue…

Podcast | Getting Out of Debt and Staying Out

One of the biggest topics in higher education these days is student debt. And Timothy Evans has an incredible back-story that makes him passionate about getting out of, and staying out of, debt. And with where Tim works, he is in a unique position to speak into the lives of students staring down the possibility leaving…

“Skipping the College Tour”

A recent article in the New York Times advises families to “Skip the College Tour.”  Many students and their families count on the college tour to give them a feel for what campus is like, and some even say that the tour sealed the deal on their college choice. Experts in psychology and behavior economists…