CMT Reveals Louisiana Community & Technical Colleges selected for ‘Empowering Education’ tour
Broadway World
CMT  has announced that eight Louisiana community colleges will participate in its inaugural statewide “Empowering Education” tour with country artist and Louisiana native Courtney Cole.

Macomb Community College settles free speech case involving student in T-Rex outfit
Detroit Free Press
Macomb Community College reached a settlement with a student group that filed a First Amendment complaint against the college in August after students — one of whom dressed as a T-Rex — were told by campus police that they were violating policy by publicly advocating for fossil fuels.

Manchester Community College to cut ribbon on new advanced tech building
New Hampshire Business Review
Manchester Community College is unveiling its new advanced technologies facility, allowing students who study electrical or HVAC technology as well as advanced manufacturing to see exactly what it takes to build and maintain critical equipment.

Community colleges address needs at legislative luncheon
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Faced with decreasing state dollars in recent years, Mississippi community colleges have had to rely more heavily on self-generated funds, causing tuition rates to increase.

Wyoming voters defeat tax increase proposals to benefit local community colleges
Associated Press
Wyoming voters in two counties have soundly defeated tax increase proposals to benefit local community colleges.

College consolidation plan raises a ton of questions
CT Post
During a faculty Q&A, Connecticut College System President Mark Ojakian pledged that staff wouldn’t have to shuttle between two campuses unless they agreed to and yes, the plan was about saving money and making the system work better for students.

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