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A band saw, a drill press and $2.3M. College celebrates largest donation ever as ‘transformative’ Los Angeles Times The program at Cerritos College that will benefit from the donation? Woodworking. MetroHealth donates $1M to Tri-C…


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Gubernatorial candidate proposing free two-year college for Montana grads ABC FOX Montana A candidate running for governor announced proposals for reducing student debt and addressing Montana’s workforce shortage. New state spending bill boosts community colleges…


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Where 4-year schools find a pool of applicants: 2-year schools New York Times Community colleges are the workhorses of higher education. What graduation rates have missed for community college students Center for American Progress (blog)…


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Commentary: The key to guided pathways: You need to get started Evolllution Moving pathways from a static form to one that is fully integrated into advising, student planning and course scheduling is game-changing. Chicago Public…


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Acceleration for all? Mapping racial equity in access to AP and dual enrollment Mixed Methods Blog (Community College Research Center) Gaps in access to advanced placement and dual enrollment courses are very common. Does your…


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Kaylee’s Law pulls all community colleges’ campus security into one comprehensive vision Register-Guard The law mandates that campus security officers can not look like law enforcement, including their uniforms and their vehicles. Commentary: Congress’ $2B…


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Foxconn plans to hire students full-time and give them time off to continue their studies Milwaukee Journal Sentinel The Foxconn Earn and Learn Program initially will focus on students at three institutions — Gateway Technical College,…


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As economy has improved, Wisconsin tech college enrollment has dropped markedly Wisconsin Public Radio Enrollment at Wisconsin’s technical colleges has declined by 20 percent since the Great Recession, but the head of the state’s 16…


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South Carolina college partners with local school district to monitor social media threats WMBF Florence-Darlington Technical College has announced a partnership with Florence School District Three by providing services through the SiMT Social Media Listening…


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Supporting the supporters: Empowering adjuncts to promote student success The Mixed Methods Blog (from the Community College Research Center) Part-time faculty teach more than half of community college courses, and they teach an even higher…