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Funding roundup

Lakeland Community College’s biotechnology science program got a boost with an $80,000 grant from the Ohio Department of Higher Education. The funds will support 16 biotechnology science students for the 2019-2020 academic year. The Choose…


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House Democrats prepare to scrutinize DeVos’s Education Department New York Times With control of the House and Senate divided, and President Donald Trump in charge of the executive branch, the prospects for the House Democrats’…





Earning more credentials

A growing number of students earning two- and four-year degrees already have a prior credential, whether a certificate, associate degree or baccalaureate, according to a new National Student Clearinghouse Research Center study. Matthew Dembickiis editor…



AACC news & notes

Policy and advocacy Bumphus appointed to national advisory board AACC President and CEO Walter Bumphus will serve on the American Workforce Policy Advisory Board, which was formed to advise the National Council for the American…


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Gov. Whitmer tours community colleges after announcing tuition plan UpNorthLive.com In Michigan, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Monday got a tour of West Shore Community College, and shook hands with students who could see the benefits…


Newsmakers

New CEOs Dena McCaffrey will serve as president of Jefferson College in Missouri. She will begin as president-elect from one year beginning July 1 before taking the helm from Raymond Cummiskey who will retire on…