University of Maryland gets $219.5M gift for scholarships
Middletown Press
An endowment of a pilot program will provide need-based scholarships to 40 engineering majors who come from Maryland’s community colleges.

State needs skilled workers
American Press
Students at Louisiana community and technical colleges received only 6.3 percent of TOPS awards during the 2016-17 academic year.

Northeastern Wisconsin Technical College gets young girls involved in STEM Careers
WeAreGreenBay.com (with video)
Forty-seven percent of the U.S. workforce is made up of women and Northeastern Wisconsin Technical College hopes that continues to grow that number.

Gateway’s president honored as distinguished citizen
Kenosha News
Gateway Technical College President Bryan Albrecht is “a beacon and a guide” to southeastern Wisconsin. That’s what Nick Pinchuk, Snap-on Inc. chairman and CEO, called Albrecht during a luncheon in his honor this week.

DCCCD, food bank launch mobile food pantry
Dallas Examiner
The North Texas Food Bank and Cedar Valley College joined forces recently for Hunger Action Month, visiting campuses in NTFB’s mobile food pantry.

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