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Community colleges combat hunger through campus food pantries
Chicago Daily Herald
Students passing out in class from hunger or filling up on free candy at the financial adviser’s office are just some examples that drove employees at McHenry County College to start the Purple Pantry.

Mississippi community college training, workforce development transforms lives
Meridian Star
When employers suffer layoffs, community colleges provide job training to help workers find another job.

A big grant to get community college students in Mississippi across the finish line
Inside Philanthropy
There are 15 community colleges in Mississippi that serve more than 75,000 students, and each of them is facing serious challenges with student retention and completion.

Ojakian hopes detailed consolidation plan will address accreditors’ concerns
Hartford Courant
The leader of the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities system hopes the release of a more detailed plan for his proposed community college merger will ease concerns among the faculty and legislators, as well as the system’s accreditors.

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