Raritan Valley Community College President Michael McDonough greets New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, who announced the Career Connections at Community Colleges Program during his visit to the college. (Photo: Governor's Office/Tim Larsen)

Christie, community colleges partner to create more career opportunities
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie visited Raritan Valley Community College this week to announce a partnership with the state’s 19 community colleges to open more pathways for career opportunities through higher education.

Bill would create separate board to manage community colleges
Nevada Appeal
A new bill in Nevada would divorce the state’s community colleges from the System of Higher Education.

Edmonds Community College offers first bachelor’s degree
Daily Herald
The Washington college is starting a bachelor of applied science in child, youth and family studies.

Commentary: Basic needs insecurity threatens college student success
Center for Law and Social Policy
Community colleges need to improve outreach to low-income students as well as help them apply for all the benefits for which they’re eligible.

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