With Tennessee Reconnect, community colleges see more applicants — and more adult students
Nashville Public Radio
State higher education officials say the number of adult learners at some colleges could increase by 50 or 60 percent.

Zuckerberg helps launch Facebook’s new space for nonprofits
Mercury News
It’s part of a larger effort called Community Boost to help small businesses grow and provide people with more skills in areas around the country. That includes a partnership announced this week with community colleges, including Foothill College and Cañada College in the Bay Area, to develop programs to provide small businesses with better social media marketing skills.

Fighting hunger on New York campuses: Food pantries to be mandatory
Press & Sun-Bulletin
As college students across the state begin the new school year, Gov. Cuomo has launched a new initiative to address food insecurity on public campuses and ensure hunger doesn’t interfere with students’ education.

How Lehigh Valley community colleges are spending $1M in state grants
Northampton and Lehigh Carbon community colleges are sharing in more than $1 million from the state for campus construction projects.

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