Some community colleges eye building dorms as housing solution
California’s affordable housing crisis has some community colleges looking to build dormitories.
Apartment building now houses homeless students in Washington
Tacoma Community College (TCC) says its housing for homeless students is working well. Fifty units at Highland Flats are reserved for TCC students.
Amazon backs new computer degree in Northern Virginia
Amazon, which is building new headquarters in northern Virginia, announced it will help Northern Virginia Community College and George Mason University create a new bachelor’s degree to help meet its future workforce needs. The initiative will help address concerns that there aren’t enough skilled workers for the fast-changing tech industry. The company also announced an affordable housing initiative.