Butler Community College to get $6M in security upgrades
It’s a situation no one wants, an active shooter on campus, but it’s something many colleges have to be prepared for. It’s one reason Butler Community College is going through a digital transformation, adding hundreds of cameras to its campus and creating a new app so students can report crimes and emergencies.
Kansas community, technical colleges make pitch for expansion of state funding
College leaders this week pitched to state lawmakers why the state’s seven technical and 19 community colleges deserved greater credit for targeting educational offerings at individual and business needs in Kansas.
Ohio college president wants to eliminate the community college stigma
Steven Robinson, president at Owens Community College, has helped launch the #EndCCStigma campaign on social media to allow people who have attended two-year schools to share their stories of how a community college impacted their lives.
How California wants to help ex-offenders get jobs at community colleges
In a bid to help more ex-offenders get jobs, the California Community College Chancellor’s Office is urging the state’s 115 community colleges to wait until they’re ready to make a job offer before asking applicants about any criminal history.