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Kirkwood Community College hoping to recruit more women to become truck drivers
KCRG
Women make up less than 8 percent of truck drivers across the country, according to the nonprofit Women in Trucking.

Maryland college students give Ellicott City businesses hurt by floods a new life online
Baltimore Sun
In the fall after the July 2016 flood, a team of Howard Community College students volunteered to help some of those businesses. The students, free of charge, took the brick-and-mortar shops and brought them online, building and updating websites, allowing the businesses to maintain a presence despite lacking daily face-to-face interactions with customers.

Boost for community colleges means 1-year bust for universities
Inside Higher Ed
An analysis of Oregon Promise tuition-free scholarship program found that it increased community college enrollment but decreased enrollment at four-year institutions in the first year, and that fewer first-generation and low-income students benefited financially than expected.

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