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Nebraska community college assistance program bill advances
Associated Press
The program would provide funding that can be awarded to students who are training for an in-demand occupation.

Commentary: Florida’s state, community colleges need more mental health support
Palm Beach Post
Students at state and community colleges are much more likely than their peers at universities to be struggling with mental illnesses, but are much less likely to have access to mental health services.

MECC programs breathe new life into Appalachia school building
Times News
Mountain Empire Community College’s Center for Workforce and Innovation in Appalachia is the new name of the old Appalachia Elementary School, and the site will house a mix of existing and new programs for the college’s service area.

Community colleges, workforce centers look to prepare adults for jobs
GazetteNET
Eight students surround Chef Tracy Carter one day late last month in a classroom at Holyoke Community College’s MGM Culinary Arts Institute building in downtown Holyoke, Massachusetts.

WKCTC seeks community input for design of Interactive Art Park at its PSAD Campus
Murray Ledger and Times
West Kentucky Community and Technical College is seeking community input to steer the development of an interactive art park on its Paducah School of Art and Design campus.

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