Community colleges, tech companies co-brand credentials to solve the skills gap
Some of the savviest colleges already are building partnerships directly with tech companies or with intermediaries designed to teach platform-centric skills.

E-commerce pays off in Georgia jobs
Atlanta Journal Constitution
U.S. Corrugated has been making boxes in Georgia for 15 months and is projected to add about 75 jobs to the 90 it has already. The state’s technical colleges are providing training for workers there.

Region colleges buck state trend as more high school grads enroll
At Merrillville High School in Indiana, some students are getting training for culinary or medical assisting careers, while many others are looking into the building trades. Others are going for certifications or two-year degrees at Ivy Tech Community College.

MassBay opens health science labs to public
Milford Daily News
More than 80 prospective students this weekend toured MassBay Community College’s fifth annual Health Sciences Open Labs, experiencing a series of ongoing laboratory demonstrations and speaking with professionals in the field.

A veteran’s success has reached new heights at TSTC
Valley Morning Star
As a U.S. Navy and Coast Guard veteran Jeromy Jeffries has lived across the United States and overseas, but he now calls the wind energy technology program at Texas State Technical College home.

Fresno City College’s newest program is taking their game to the beach
ABC 30
Fresno City College’s beach volleyball program is participating in their inaugural season with 11 players, all of who played on the indoor volleyball team.

Bus deals could mean free rides for college students
Owensboro’s Transit System is negotiating subsidy deals with Kentucky Wesleyan College and Owensboro Community & Technical College that could give students access to the city’s bus routes at little to no cost.

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