Free college programs sound great, but do they work?
Market Place
Despite questions about cost and effectiveness, free college plans have plenty of supporters.

Auditor: Ohio universities and colleges face obstacles to reporting campus crimes
Cincinnati Enquirer
Each year, Ohio institutions of higher education must report campus crimes as part of a federal law. But some could benefit from more resources and training for the task, according to a report from Ohio Auditor Dave Yost.

Wilkes Community College partners with Tyson for new poultry learning lab
88.5 WFDD
Wilkes Community College is welcoming hundreds of baby chicks to campus as part of a new learning lab that will give students hands-on experience for jobs in the poultry business.

New Oakland Community College leader pushes cooperation, not competition
Detroit Free Press
Partnerships with local four-year universities emphasize Oakland Community College Chancellor Peter Provenzano’s philosophy that it’s not about competing with other institutions for students, its about cooperating with them to make it the best possible outcome for students.

EPCC builds new facility for fire tech program
KFox14 (with video)
El Paso Community College’s fire tech program has been around since 1999, and it never had a facility to train in other than an empty parking lot.

LFCC to partner with other colleges on heavy equipment operator training
Winchester Star
Lord Fairfax Community College will partner with two other colleges to provide greater access to training for heavy-equipment operators. A $4 million expenditure by the 23-member Virginia Community Colleges system is making the partnership possible.

Westmoreland County Community College debuts new science labs
After more than two years of planning and construction, officials at Westmoreland County Community College Friday debuted new cutting-edge labs and equipment in the school’s expanded Science Hall.

Northampton Community College unveils newest concept
69 News WFMZ
The newest concept at Northhampton Community College is the new Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship in the Fowler Family South Side Center.

New community college system president visits MCC
Fort Morgan Times
Joe Garcia, the new president of the Colorado Community College System, visited Morgan Community College last week and said he wanted to hear what employees of the local college and members of the community expected from him.

Western Technical College culinary students learn about sustainable cooking
La Crosse Tribune
For years, Western Technical College’s culinary management program has been all about getting food on the table. But now, in 2018, it’s about getting unused food off the table, and back into the environment.

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