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Mississippi board awards $1.1M to MCC for new tech program
Meridian Star
The Mississippi Community College Board awarded a $1.1 million grant to Meridian Community College to start an advanced manufacturing technology program.

3 county measures on November 2018 ballot to fund community colleges, regional parks
Daily Californian
The measures target programs ranging from classroom facilities and academic programs to wildfire prevention.

California community colleges continues advocacy for undocumented students
Sierra Sun Times
The California Community Colleges is encouraging its campuses to engage in a range of activities in supporting undocumented students and urging Congress to create a pathway to citizenship as part of Undocumented Student Week of Action beginning Oct. 15.

Orange Coast College to be first community college in county with on-campus housing
Orange County Register
Orange Coast College is building on-campus housing – the first for a community college in Orange County – to attract more students and make itself more affordable despite the area’s high rents.

Stress relief takes horse sense at Illinois college
Bloomington Pantagraph
A horse is a horse, of course, and several miniature versions this week corralled the stress of midterm exams for a lot of Heartland Community College students.

Wayne County Community College expanding downtown
Fox 2 Detroit
Wayne County Community College is planning an expansion that won’t just benefit the students. It will be a place for Detroiters to play ball, get healthier and be a part of the community.

East Central Community College to build $2.6M football facility
WTOK
In Mississippi, the East Central Community College board of trustees approved the funding and plans to develop a $2.6 million football operations center.

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