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Massachusetts community college presidents denounce racism
Boston Globe
The presidents of Massachusetts’ 15 community colleges signed a joint letter Thursday denouncing the racism and violence that occurred last weekend in Charlottesville, Virginia, and affirming their commitment to diversity on their own campuses.

Entrepreneurs need more workers, says SBA’s Linda McMahon
Inc.com
Some solutions are coming from companies ranging from large ones like Boeing to small manufacturers that have been donating money, equipment or expertise to community college to train them for high-skill trade jobs, says the head of the federal Small Business Administration.

Area, state see Career Pathways benefits
Sentinel-Record
A new report touts the economic benefits of Arkansas’s Career Pathways Initiative based on improved attainment and employment rates.

‘Last-dollar’ scholarships to Hawaii community college students fulfill promise
UH System Current News
Almost 1,000 students from the University of Hawaii’s (UH) seven community colleges have received Hawaii Promise scholarships for the fall semester. This represents about 4 percent of the 23,000 students currently enrolled at UH Community Colleges.

Texas college campus welcomes new architecture program building
KVIA El Paso
In 2005, El Paso Community College (EPCC) created a partnership with Texas Tech to establish a four-year degree in architecture. Students spend two years at EPCC then complete to more years at Texas Tech El Paso.

California community colleges help address nursing shortage
California Forward Reporting
Most of the internationally trained nurses who immigrate to the U.S. must work in lower paid and lower skilled jobs until they get their license, sometimes outside of the healthcare field.

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