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As community colleges ‘have their moment,’ leaders face tough challenges

A growing number of community colleges are setting up “guided pathways” efforts, encouraged and supported by groups like the American Association of Community Colleges and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. 

The number of hungry, homeless students rises along with college costs
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Bunker Hill Community College is home to one of 25 food assistance programs on Massachusetts’ public college campuses. 

Texas college regent leaves lasting legacy

Texas State Technical College Regent Joe M. Gurecky and his wife Doris recently gave a $100,000 donation to the college to be used for student scholarships.

Wyo. Senate may restore funding to UW, community colleges

A budget amendment advanced in the Wyoming Senate would restore funding to the University of Wyoming and the state’s seven community colleges. 

Colleges enter unusual partnership to boost enrollment, degrees

Clark Atlanta University and Georgia Piedmont Technical College have collaborated on a multilayered arrangement they say will help aspiring students and current students on both campuses and boost enrollment. 

Region’s community colleges play pivotal role in workforce training

Community colleges in central Massachusetts, along with continuing to offer affordable pathways to a bachelor’s degree, are redefining and expanding their roles as vehicles for lifelong learning and, in the process, helping to drive the regional economy.

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