Following other community colleges in the state, Eastern Arizona College has announced plans to drop its football program. (Photo: EAC)

Eastern drops last remaining Arizona community college football program
Camp Verde Bugle
After Maricopa Community College ended its football programs, Pima Community College, Arizona Western College and finally Eastern Arizona College dropped the sport, bringing the number of Arizona junior colleges with football down to zero from seven.

Free college is now a reality in nearly 20 states
More states are adopting scholarship programs to increase the number of students attending college.

Virginia College students may not be able to transfer credits
Spartanburg Herald Journal
In South Carolina, Spartanburg Community College and Greenville Technical College both said their staffs are preparing to accommodate students who may be left in the lurch after Virginia College’s parent company announced Dec. 5 it was shuttering dozens of locations nationwide.

Top colleges are enrolling more students from low-income homes
Wall Street Journal
Fordham University, Georgetown University and others have also pledged to expand transfer agreements with community colleges.

Aim of new City Colleges of Chicago program: more ‘Men of Color in Education’
Chicago Sun-Times
The three-semester initiative, launching next summer, seeks initially to recruit 45 men of color from City Colleges of Chicago, Chicago Public Schools (CPS) and the community for coursework at Truman College, internships and a mentoring component pairing them with 15 male educators of color within City Colleges and CPS.

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