Hoping for the best, prepared for the worst

Thanks to Blackhawk Technical College’s $8.7 million investment in renovations to the Health Science Division, medical mannequins and video technology, students are getting prepared for real-world challenges in medical and public safety careers.

State needs community colleges, needs to fund them, says system’s retiring chief

Washington’s community colleges are still struggling to recover from recession-era budget cuts, yet offer a solid path to many middle-skill jobs that pay good wages and are in high demand, says the outgoing director of the community college system.

Connecting college access, admissions and completion

School counselors, principals and superintendents are collaborating with higher education to ensure that their students are prepared for success in college and beyond, and K-12 practitioners are actively working with college admission offices to provide a more holistic view of prospective students of all backgrounds.

Commentary: How Waubonsee creates a sense of community

Achieving a sense of place for community college students and prospective students is critical and can be a challenge because our students, faculty and staff all commute to and from work and classes.

Finding right job means starting search as soon as possible

Wisconsin Tech Connect, an online job board supported by Wisconsin’s 16 technical colleges, routinely has between 400 and 500 active job listings monthly.

The “Commonwealth Commitment” partly involves students beginning at one of the 15 community colleges in Massachusetts.

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