Folks you should know: Dr. Kris Westover
Kris Westover, the new president of Virginia’s Mountain Empire Community College, didn’t consider herself college material — until someone convinced her to give it a chance.

Editorial: New Lanier Tech a feather in region’s cap for a long time to come
Gainesville Times
While the moving-in process still has to be completed before classes can begin in January, the rebirth of Lanier Technical College speaks volumes about the future of post-secondary education in Georgia.

Report cards show success of Northeast Mississippi’s community colleges
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Across Mississippi’s community colleges, an average of 88.2 percent of career and technical education and allied health graduates found placement into employment upon graduation in 2016-17.

Community colleges prepare for TN Reconnect influx
Fox17 News
Money is often the top barrier standing between students wanting to further their education, but thanks to Tennessee Reconnect, adults who want to go to college don’t have to fit the bill.

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