South Carolina State, technical college system agree to streamline transfers
Times and Democrat
South Carolina State University and the South Carolina Technical College System have signed a memorandum of understanding that will allow students who take classes at any of the state’s 16 technical colleges to transfer to the university to participate in its baccalaureate program.

West Virginia legislature to mull charters, free community college, higher math teacher pay
Charleston Gazette-Mail
The Republican legislative leaders say the upcoming session will include talk of free community college tuition.

North Carolina college’s role in economic mobility emphasized
Wilkes Journal-Patriot
Wilkes Community College’s role in helping local young people secure successful careers was emphasized in a report on the institution’s five-year strategic planning initiative.

Commentary: A growing menu of hospitality programs at SUNY Broome
Press Connects
The New York region region served by SUNY Broome Community College features a diverse array of hospitality businesses, from hotels and conference centers to mom-and-pop restaurants, chain restaurants and fine dining — which is why the college is expanding and improving its program offerings in hospitality.

Washington college to offer ‘comprehensive’ courses in cannabis
Two courses at Tacoma Community College this winter will focus on the cannabis industry, as well as the history of marijuana and its health benefits.

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