Editor’s note: Highlighting a few submitted photos from AACC-member colleges.

Grand Rapids Community College President Bill Pink (center, left) catches up with Metallica guitarist James Hetfield (center, right). The college’s welding crew presented Hatfield with a custom-made “thank you” gift. Metallica gave GRCC a $100,000 grant to help nontraditional students gain in-demand welding skills that will lead to rewarding jobs. (Photo: GRCC)

Visual communications faculty member Trish Foley has some fun with her students who navigate a drone around the campus of the Community College of Beaver County in Pennsylvania. (Photo: CCBC)

AACC President Walter Bumphus (center) meets with officials from the South African Department of Higher Education and Training who visited AACC offices in Washington, D.C. (Photo: AACC)

(From left) American Ceramic Society Executive Director Mark Mecklenborg; Central Ohio Technical College President John M. Berry; and Mark Lawson, general manager at the Edward Orton Jr. Ceramic Foundation, sign a memorandum of understanding to explore creating the only two-year ceramic engineering technology degree program in the country. (Photo: COTC)

Harford Community College students visit Maryland lawmakers in Annapolis for Student Advocacy Day. (Photo: HCC)

Southwestern Community College in Iowa visits Google’s headquarters for professional development over its spring break. (Photo: SCC)

Carlos Roldan, a technical assistant at Onondaga Community College in New York, was recently sworn in as a U.S. citizen. He met his wife, Lydia, in 2012 while she was teaching English in Ecuador. (Photo: OCC)

Jeff Mazur (left), executive director of LaunchCode, and Jeff Pittman, chancellor of St. Louis Community College, announce a new program, Immersive CodeCamp, powered by LaunchCode, at William J. Harrison Education Center. (Photo: STLCC)

Northwest Florida State College inducts more than 20 new members to the National Technical Honor Society, which recognizes students in career and technical education with a GPA on 3.0 or higher. (Photo: NWF)

Durham Technical Community College salutes its newest members of the Beta Tau Phi chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society. (Photo: Durham Tech)

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Matthew Dembicki
Matthew Dembicki edits Community College Daily and serves as associate vice president of communications for the American Association of Community Colleges.