Apple, HCC train teachers how to teach coding
Houston Chronicle
Lisa Jackson, the Apple senior vice president in charge of the company’s educational efforts, said Houston was chosen as the first city for the initiative largely because of its ongoing partnership with Houston Community College.

Appalachian ingenuity
The Atlantic
When miners in the Appalachian Mountains started losing coal jobs, their career options were limited. Local businessmen Lynn and Rusty believed that “a coal miner is just a tech worker who gets dirty,” so they started Bit Source, a software development company with the goal of training former miners to code.

LCC’s new cybersecurity degree program will help fill an essential community and national need
Oregon’s Lane Community College will offer a new two-year degree program in cybersecurity starting this fall, helping to fill a significant local and national need for businesses and organizations to have stronger cyber defenses.

Hurricane recovery funds utilized
Sun Journal
In North Carolina, Craven Community College’s ability to minimize Hurricane Florence’s impact on academic accomplishments allowed a record-breaking number of students to walk across the stage during the 52nd annual graduation ceremony in May.

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