This local college program connects students with $18-an-hour jobs in little time
Sacramento Bee
San Saeteurn took welding classes at American River College for only a few months before he was tapped by recruiters from Siemens USA who came to one of his classes.

‘Strong Force Program’ invests $200M in California vocational programs
ABC10 (with video)
State lawmakers are hoping to attract workers by investing $200 million in community colleges.

Some East Texas colleges mark record enrollments
Longview News-Journal
Northeast Texas Community College reported 3,201 students, up from 3,153 this past year.

Oregon college to open Dream center
Portland Community College is taking a pro-active step to help undocumented students.

Community college’s advocacy program offers guidance, support for new students
Cape Cod Times
The Advocates for a Community College Education scholarship includes an opportunity for students to meet regularly with mentors from the community who address students’ questions and concerns and offer practical advice on balancing school and a part-time job.

California bill would offer free community college for first-year students
Santa Rosa Press Democrat
A bill waiving first-year tuition for full-time students at the state’s 114 community colleges garnered bipartisan support from legislators before being sent to Gov. Jerry Brown last week for a signature.

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