How UC Riverside added 8,225 transfer students and why it needs more
Student Jessica Troupe’s academic path follows the model California Gov. Jerry Brown is pushing for the state’s higher education system: more students saving money and space in University of California (UC) classrooms by starting at community colleges, then transferring to a UC campus.
Battle over immigration rattles community colleges
New York Times
According to a report from the California Community Colleges System, up to 70,000 undocumented students attend the state’s 114 community colleges, more than 3 percent of the 2.1 million students enrolled.
FDTC’s dual-enrollment HVAC program to launch at Florence One Schools
In South Carolina, Florence-Darlington Technical College is launching a new dual-enrollment program to help high school students in Florence One Schools get a head start on well-paying careers in heating, ventilation and air conditioning.
Oklahoma City Community College providing food, mentors for students
Workers are transforming a classroom in the transportation and technology hallway into a food pantry, which Oklahoma City Community College President Jerry Steward expects to be ready when fall classes begin.