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Struggling with finances

Nearly half of community college students say that a lack of financial resources could prompt them to withdraw, according to a new report. Daily StaffCCDaily is published by the American Association of Community Colleges.More Posts…


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Illinois Highland Community College’s (HCC) expanding agriculture program will benefit from a donation $10,000 from the Stephenson Service Co. and Growmark Foundation. Tabitha Whissemoreis a contributor to Community College Daily and managing editor of AACC’s Community…


Revenues inch up

​Community colleges were one of few exceptions to the overall decline in total revenues across higher education in fiscal year (FY) 2015. There was an overall decrease of 6.1 percent, compared to a 1.2 percent…


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Twelve community colleges will participate in a $2.9-million grant program to give students a brighter future. Brighter Futures 3.0, headed by the League for Innovation in the Community College, is a three-part credentialing program for…


Funding roundup

South Seattle College’s (SSC) 2017 Gifts from the Earth fundraiser raised a record $273,000. Proceeds from the event support SSC programs and students with scholarships, internships, emergency funding, tutoring and more. Student Blanca Olivera was…


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Colorado Pikes Peak Community College (PPCC) and the Foundation for Colorado Community Colleges (FCCC) were awarded $250,000 by the GE Johnson Construction Company Community Foundation to help create a pipeline of workers for the local construction industry. “This…


A down year for endowments

Fiscal year 2016 wasn’t a good year for higher education endowments. From the $34.5 billion endowment at Harvard University to the $5.3 million endowment of Elgin Community College in Illinois, annual returns were down for…


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The Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) has awarded nearly $26 million in grants to programs that will help dislocated workers in coal-impacted communities across five states. More than 7,300 workers and students impacted by the changing…


Funding roundup

California Fresno City College students will benefit from a $155,000 donation from the Progressive Home Club, a women’s organization in Fresno. The funds are going toward scholarships. On top of that, the State Center Community…


Not fade away

Editor’s note: This article comes from the December/January issue of theCommunity College Journal, which is published by the American Association of Community Colleges. The Arizona Advanced Manufacturing Institute (AzAMI) is still a year away from…