Commentary: Let’s build on the success of community college
Le Mesa Courier
As the chair of the House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Investment, Rep. Susan A. Davis (D-California) says she will be looking at ways to expand the impact of community colleges.

These college classes are going to work
New York Times
Cuyahoga Community College’s mobile classroom is one of a growing number of similar labs being rolled out by community colleges in response to employers’ needs for skilled workers in industries from manufacturing to health care to information technology.

Seattle Pacific University offers discount tuition to ‘Seattle Promise’ students
While many campaigns have kicked off making promises about 2020, Seattle Pacific University is making a very specific Seattle Promise: a tuition break to students who transfer to the university after earning a community college degree in Seattle’s three community colleges.

Illinois colleges look to overcome enrollment declines
Associated Press
Colleges and universities in Illinois are struggling to combat declining enrollment that was spurred by low unemployment rates, a shrinking population, unstable funding sources and increased out-of-state competition.

SUNY schools address students’ needs to slow enrollment losses
Times Herald-Record
In an efforts to curb enrollment declines, colleges are offering more classes during the winter break, a new centers for classes, outreach to local high schools, more summer offerings and stronger support for student veterans.

Evers’ higher education budget would continue tuition freeze
Minneapolis Star Tribune
Under the governor’s budget proposal, any Wisconsin resident who entered the country without legal permission would pay in-state tuition at both University of Wisconsin System and Wisconsin Technical College Systems.

New York college’s transfer agreements try to make path to four-year college easier
Olean Times Herald
It’s perhaps the most frequent question at Jamestown Community College (JCC) open houses for prospective students: Will my JCC credits transfer to a four-year institution?

Laketran to build transit center on Ohio college campus
Lakeland Community College is expanding its partnership with Laketran to build an intermodal transit center on its campus.

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