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Revving economic engines at community colleges
Philanthropy
Karen Buchwald Wright has made a loud impact on her local economy — through a combination of jobs created at her company and philanthropic investments in the education infrastructure of central Ohio.

South Carolina agencies make college degree more accessible to firefighters
Times and Democrat
A new articulation agreement establishes guidelines for awarding exemption credit to students who have completed training at the South Carolina Fire Academy and seek enrollment at one of the state system’s 16 technical colleges.

New state law allows state agency and community colleges to swap land
Chronicle
A new law allows in Washington state allows community colleges and technical schools to exchange land within the community and technical college forest reserve for land of equal value with the state Department of Natural Resources.

State board grants initial approval for MATC Downtown campus
Wisconsin State Journal
A state board has offered its initial approval for Madison Area Technical College’s plan to lease its Downtown campus for a $130 million private development.

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