How drones could be ‘lifesaving’ in an emergency
Disaster drones designed and built at Hinds Community College in Mississippi can, among other things, deliver medicine to hard-to-reach remote locations.

Study: Percentage of CPS students who go straight to college up over last decade
Chicago Tribune
In 2015, 63 percent of Chicago Public Schools high school graduates immediately enrolled in a two- or four-year college, a substantial increase from a decade ago, according to a new report from the University of Chicago’s Consortium on School Research.

How to find more workers: Partnerships between colleges, employers
WRAL Tech Wire
Wake Tech Community College is working with North Carolina firms such as Lenovo and NetApp to provide talent these tech giants need.

Warren County eyes local tech program
The Missourian
East Central and St. Charles Community colleges may be vying for the attention of nearby Warren County in the future as local leaders discuss the possibility of bringing more educational opportunities there.

Terra State Community College to offer tuition-free option for certain majors
Toledo Blade
Soon-to-be high school graduates could receive a tuition-free associate degree from Ohio’s Terra State Community College, should they choose to study one of 10 manufacturing or technology-based disciplines.


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