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Stun guns on campus? Eastern Iowa Community Colleges to consider issue after state law change
Quad-City Times
After a change in state law, Eastern Iowa Community Colleges have proposed revisions to policies related to allowing non-projectile stun guns on campus.

Commentary: Trump administration’s industry-recognized apprenticeships will keep America working
Miami Herald
Imagine if an employer joined forces with others in its industry to develop a cashier-to-store-manager program that would empower employees to have not only a job but a career — one that would allow employees to collect paychecks while at the same time learning the skills needed to climb the career ladder, write presidential adviser Ivanka Trump and U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta.

New program at Kirkwood Community College making it easier for adults to go back to school
KCRG
Starting this fall, the Iowa college is launching its Flex Forward Program, which is designed to fit the busier lifestyle of an adult student.

Albany Technical College first to design e-commerce degree in Technical College System of Georgia
WALB
The e-commerce degree teaches students about business, management, marketing and commerce in the world of online business and shopping. It was designed to prepare students for entry-level jobs in the internet field.

Funding for community colleges’ non-traditional students improved
Sheridan Press
The new Wyoming Works aims to provide programs and resources to allow adult students to learn skills that will lead to employment.

Wayne Community College begins construction on automotive building
WITN
One North Carolina community college this week started construction on its first new building in more than a decade.

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