1 in 5 L.A. community college students is homeless, survey finds
Los Angeles Times
One in every 5 of the Los Angeles Community College District’s 230,000 students is homeless, and nearly two-thirds can’t afford to eat properly, according to a new survey commissioned by the system’s board of trustees.

Campus food pantries help ease student hunger
USA Today
Food insecurity happens in both community colleges and four-year colleges and universities, with 25 percent of community college students and 20 percent of four-year college and university students qualifying as having very low food security.

Illinois community colleges brace for third year with no state budget
Journal & Topics Newspapers Online
As Illinois inches closer to starting a third year without a functioning budget, community colleges brace for another year with limited state funding while preparing for the possibility they might not see any state aid at all.

Ohio poised to approve 4-year degrees for community colleges
Dayton Daily News
If approved and signed into law, community colleges will be able to follow one of two “pathways” to begin offering bachelor’s degrees.

CREATE helps meet demand for renewable energy technicians
ATE@20 blog
The Center for Renewable Energy Advanced Technical Education (CREATE) will have unique instructional opportunities with the installation of the largest solar energy system in Wisconsin at Madison Area Technical College.

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