Enrollment in Tennessee’s community colleges increases 2.2 percent over fall 2016
Winchester Herald Chronicle
Overall enrollment in the state’s 13 community colleges on the 14th day of classes for the current fall semester totaled 86,621, up 2.2 percent from the 84,773 on the same date in fall 2016. Enrollment of full-time students was 56,918, up 2.9 percent from fall 2016.

Tuition reimbursement available through new state apprenticeship program
Crain’s Cleveland Business
In Ohio, A new program will allow select community colleges to become registered apprenticeship sponsors and will give participating students the chance for tuition reimbursement.

Community colleges may help more people find work
Voice of America
Community colleges have long been the way for Americans facing economic or other barriers to get a college education.

MCC, Texas Tech set to expand partnership
Waco Tribune-Herald
The eight-year partnership between McLennan Community College and Texas Tech University is set to expand until at least 2022, in an effort to meet growing education and economic development needs in Waco.

University of Wisconsin expands free-tuition program for first-generation students
The program is open to students who transfer to UW-Madison from one of the 13 two-year UW Colleges or from one of five state technical colleges.

Northampton Community College students seek funds for trip to Texas for Hurricane Harvey relief
Allentown Morning Call
The group of 20 students will spend October 4-10 aiding North Padre Watch, a community-watch nonprofit that state officials dubbed the hub of relief efforts in the Corpus Christi area, to help rebuild and distribute supplies to families in need.

Lake Tahoe Community College to consider adding athletic programs
Tahoe Daily Tribune
With two successful soccer teams having weaved their way into the fabric of South Shore athletics in a span of three years, Lake Tahoe Community College is looking to test the waters on adding more athletics.

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