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Newsmakers

CEO obituary Robert Judson, Jr., who served as the second president of Pasco-Hernando State College (PHSC) and was the first African-American to serve as president of a Florida community college, passed away on September 17….


Roadside messaging

The Illinois Community College Board (ICCB) this week unveiled a new statewide billboard campaign aimed at the nearly 1.3 million Illinois’ adults who have less than a high school diploma or equivalent and close to…


e-Headlines

Commentary: Free college for all will power our 21st-century economy and empower our democracy Brookings.com (blog) Imagine making the first two years of college free for every American willing to put in the effort, work…




e-Headlines

Local community colleges create workforce consortium Albany Times Union Five community colleges in the Albany, New York, region this week launched a new workforce development coalition to pool resources to better tackle the labor shortage…


Now the flooding

The wind and rain of Hurricane Florence may have subsided but many parts of North and South Carolina now face damaging floods. As a result of rising waters and power lines downed by the storm,…


AACC news & notes

Policy & advocacy Federal funding update Congressional negotiators have approved the final version of the fiscal year 2019 Labor, HHS and Education (LHHS) appropriations bill, and the news is mostly good for community colleges. The…