Area students get skilled workforce training under Jeffco Sewer Dept.’s apprenticeship program
Birmingham Times
Mi’Kayla Stinson, a freshman at Lawson State Community College (Alabama) studying chemical engineering, found the ideal preparation for her field of training. She serves as an apprentice with the Jefferson County Department of Environmental Services.

Need for technicians complicates broadband efforts
Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College, responding to a plea from the Wisconsin Telecommunications Association, is trying to address a statewide skills problem with the creation of a Broadband Academy, which focuses training efforts.

El Dorado college prepares to start culinary program
Arkansas Democrat Gazzette
After more than two years of discussions and planning, South Arkansas Community College is scheduled to start a culinary program this fall.

Commentary: Community colleges play vital role in local education
Antelope Valley Press
With the cost of edu­cation spiraling every year along with the additional expense of living away from home, community colleges are an excellent way to begin a higher education experience.

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