Emergency grants help strapped students stay in college
Minneapolis Star Tribune
Starting this year, the Minnesota Office of Higher Education is launching its own emergency fund program for students, inspired in part by an administrator’s success.

Commentary: The cost of not traveling
Inside Higher Ed
At a deeper level, especially for community colleges and teaching-intensive institutions, let’s stop pretending that travel is for Other People.

‘Team of partners’ spur business growth
Kenosha News
Gateway Technical College, the Kenosha Area Business Alliance, the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation, the Kenosha County Job Center and private industry have formed a partnership that not only has brought more jobs and a bevy of companies across the Illinois border, but has helped to ensure companies have a properly prepared workforce.

SWOCC leads rural Oregon colleges in student success
Coos Bay World
Southwestern Oregon Community College is a model in the state for streamlining and shortening the time students spend in those classes.

Commentary: Community college great place to begin high ed
Instead of only considering a school’s fame, students should examine their financial budgets and look at many different programs a college or university offers.

Commentary: Credentials offer a path to the middle class
Virginia demonstrated foresight when it enacted bipartisan legislation establishing the New Economy Workforce Credential Program.

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