Wisconsin college trains veterans to be entrepreneurs
From an international confections business to a mobile smoothie bar, Fox Valley Technical College’s “E-Seed” program is helping veterans write business plans in hopes of making their businesses a reality.
Ohio college busy with construction, satellite location projects
Dayton Business Journal
Edison State Community College is bustling with activity as it prepares to offer classes in Eaton and Troy this coming January, as well as a $3 million expansion to create a student career center on its main campus.
Commentary: Dispelling community college myths
I have had many degree-holding students in my classes over the years who needed specific skills to be marketable to employers — skills they did not acquire at their alma mater for any number of reasons, writes a professor and program coordinator of digital art and animation at Cañada College California.
Deep in zSpace, Massachusetts college find a new way to learn
Herald News (with video)
The zSpace 3-D trailer parked at Bristol Community College allowed students, faculty and staffers to try their hand at new augmented reality/virtual reality laptops that create engagement far beyond the pages of any book.
Voters choose trustees, governors to run San Diego County’s community college boards
San Diego Union-Tribune
San Diego County’s sprawling network of community college districts will have a mix of new and veteran leadership following Tuesday’s election for 15 spots on boards of trustees and board of governors.
$40M Lakeland Community College bond issue defeated
Passage of Issue 3 would have allowed the Ohio college to update its 35-year-old engineering labs for advanced manufacturing to train students for today’s jobs.
Some pro-football MCCCD candidates come up short on Election Night
Two of the four candidates backed by those who want to preserve the football in the Maricopa County Community College District appear as though they will be defeated in their bids to be elected to the district’s governing board.