Community colleges offer more as students decrease
Detroit Free Press
At three metro Detroit community colleges — Henry Ford, Macomb and Oakland — leadership changes are either underway or will be happening soon.
‘New collar’: Closing the gap in the skilled workforce
Columbia Business Times
Career and technical education, once stigmatized as a less-attractive option than four-year college programs, offers employers a way to fill gaps in the skilled workforce and offers colleges a way to build streams of employable workers. And that’s precisely what’s happening at two small Missouri colleges.
Double-edged sword of dual enrollment
Inside Higher Ed
For community colleges, high school students are a growing population to serve, but some fear a lack of financial base for the programs amid fears they may be masking large declines in other enrollments.
When officials at HACC, Central Pennsylvania’s Community College, found out Ruzhou Tang couldn’t make her graduation because she had to work at her family’s restaurant, the college brought the ceremony to her.