Fall enrollment at all COCC campuses is expected to be around 6,800 credited students — students who are seeking college credit — according to COCC spokesman Ron Paradis. Official enrollment numbers will be counted in the fourth week of the fall term. Although enrollment peaked in fall 2011 when 7,286 students attended, this year’s enrollment will be well above, for example, fall 2006’s enrollment of 4,371.
NEW YORK — Daniel Ruf and Patrick Palme, budget-minded students from Hanover, Germany, drove across the United States this spring without paying for nearly any of their accommodations. During the trip, they stayed overnight in 20 cities with people they met through CouchSurfing, a social networking website whose members make their homes available to travelers free of charge. But after sending dozens of requests to… ... more