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Tuition or dinner? Nearly half of college students surveyed in a new report are going hungry
New York Times
Niasia Starling, a 22-year-old student at Nassau Community College, part of the State University of New York system, recently had her SNAP benefits terminated because she stopped working to take care of an ill parent.

San Antonio College students challenge Texas lottery statistics
Spectrum
Math students at San Antonio College are changing the way lottery odds are calculated in Texas.

New River CTC kickstarts ‘WV Invests’ program
Beckley Register-Herald
New River Community & Technical College President Dr. Bonny Copenhaver believes enrollment at the college will increase by 20 percent next semester due to the WV Invests Grant.

Free tuition program at NJ community colleges expanded to all 19 schools
NorthJersey.com
New Jersey’s program to make college tuition-free for some students has been expanded to include qualifying students at community colleges in Morris, Essex, Sussex and three other counties.

Arizona universities, community colleges join to support Dreamers
KTAR.com
The three public universities and two largest community college districts in Arizona are teaming up to raise funds for young immigrants who want to get a college degree.

Four Airway Heights inmates earn degrees from Community Colleges of Spokane
KHQ.com
Close to 200 Airway Heights Correctional Center inmates have taken career steps while serving their sentences. Four of them last week became the first to receive two-year associate degrees from Spokane Community College through the program.

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