Editorial: Thinking smart at Canisius and ECC
Under a creative money-saving partnership, students at Erie Community College in New York will be able to live in dorms at Canisius College, a private four-year institution with declining enrollment.
Scott Community College opens new urban campus
Leaders of Scott Community College in Iowa thanked a local businessman for contributing $1.3 million to a brand-new $32 million urban campus with classrooms, labs, bookstore and coffee shop.
Doña Ana Community College to offer four new degrees
Las Cruces Sun News
The New Mexico Higher Education Department is expected to approve four new applied sciences degrees at Doña Ana Community College in building construction technology, cybersecurity, game development and medical assisting.
College showcases STEM initiatives
Leaders at Alamance Community College hosted an advisory committee meeting for the North Carolina Biotechnology Center, where they showcased programs that train people for jobs in science, technology, engineering and math.
New York supports early college partnerships
Watertown Daily News
Six community colleges and 14 K-12 school districts in New York state received a total of $14 million to support early college high school programs to help economically disadvantaged and historically underrepresented students earn college credits while in high school.
Commentary: Business can help college students
Long Island Business News
Prof. Jack Mandel of Nassau Community College urges business people to mentor students, bring speakers to campus, invite students to shadow employees, offer internships, and provide scholarships.
Editorial: A promise our community should keep
The Olympic College Promise, aimed at ensuring every high school graduate in Kitsap and Mason counties in Washington can attend one year of community college without cost, is expected to boost the region’s relatively low college-going rate.