New governor names community colleges’ president as counsel
Associated Press
Maine Democratic Gov. Janet Mills has announced that Maine Community College System President Derek Langhauser will serve as her chief legal counsel.

West Virginia college prepares for vet tech program, other improvements
WV News
With more public partnerships, a $2 million veterinarian technology facility and a revamped strategic plan on the horizon, Pierpont Community & Technical College is preparing for a busy 2019.

Piedmont Tech to offer dual-enrollment healthcare courses
Students who complete the Health Care Quick Start program will be guaranteed admission into the Piedmont Technical College’s competitive entry programs.

Tuition-free associate degree about to become an option for New Hampshire high school grads
Union Leader
If the initiative comes together as planned over the next year, it has the potential to address some of the state’s most vexing issues, including high levels of student debt, workforce shortage and the need to keep more young people from moving away.

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