Homeless in college: Students sleep in cars, on couches when they have nowhere else to go
USA Today
Kyshawna Johnson, 23, has experienced homelessness while pursuing a degree from California’s Citrus College, but she has seen her grades soar after getting housing through the community organization Jovenes.

Should community colleges build housing?
Matthew Polamalu was spending 1.5 hours each day commuting back and forth to community college along Southern California’s congested freeways when he decided he’d had enough.

Hit the ground running: Texas college president reflects on first six months on the job 
Temple Daily Telegram
Temple College (TC) President Christy Ponce has been on the job for six months and understands that TC, like many other community colleges, has to evolve and put in place the programs that make for seamless registration and all that involves, which looks different for each student.

Commentary: My journey from addiction to state’s top community college student
Allentown Morning Call
Michelle Tatosian battled addiction to drugs and alcohol, eventually getting sober and graduating in May with honors from Northampton Community College. She was named Pennsylvania’s New Century Transfer Pathway Scholar, as the top community college student in the state.

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