Presidential lecture: Dr. Walter Bumphus discusses ‘then and now’ regarding diversity in higher ed
WKMS (with audio)
Over the years, the president of the American Association of Community Colleges has seen a significant increase in the number of individuals who have decided to pursue careers in higher education, especially among leaders of color.

Washington college recognized for naval shipyard apprentice program
Kitsap Sun
Olympic College is a finalist for a national award — The American Association of Community Colleges’ Awards of Excellence — in recognition of its partnership with the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility.

Hundreds of San Jose students are getting free college
KGO-TV  (with video)
In California, San Jose officials launched a new program this week to make community college more affordable for all and free for some low-income students for two years. There are similarities between this program and San Francisco’s, which offers free tuition for all San Francisco City College students.

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