Editor’s note: Submitted photos from AACC-member colleges.

More than 20 college students from Brazil, India, Indonesia, Nigeria and Tunisia visited Milwaukee Area Technical College this month to learn about closing the skills gap, workforce development and the college’s work with high school students. They were in Milwaukee through the Meridian International Center and the U.S. Department of State Study of the U.S. Institutes. (Photo: MATC)

The St. Clair County Community College Symphonic and Jazz Band plays along the Black River in Port Huron, Michigan. (Photo: SC4)

Jackson State Community College has been designated as a FANUC Authorized Satellite Training (FAST) Center. FANUC America states that they have over 24 million products installed worldwide and are the most familiar brand of manufacturing automation. (Photo: Jackson State)

Transferring to a four-year university or preparing for a career after graduation can be an overwhelming process for some students. But at Lone Star College-North Harris (Texas), the Career and Successful Transfer Lab staff is making the process easy and fun for students. (Photo: LSC-North Harris)

In California, North County students now have a low-cost way to start their careers in the fast-growing medical industry through the MiraCosta College medical assistant program, beginning this fall. (Photo: MiraCosta)

Brendan Dutmer, associate dean of natural science and mathematics at Highland Community College (Illinois) and a chemistry instructor, this month presented a published paper at the Dalton Transactions at the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry conference in Paris. (Photo: Highland)

Wallace State Community College’s diesel technology program and Kubota Tractor Corporation have launched a new partnership. As a Kubota Tech partner, Wallace State is the first college in the Alabama Community College System and the third in the United States to offer Kubota technician certifications. (Photo: Wallace State)

A delegation from Kitakyushu, Japan, recently spent time in Tacoma, Washington, celebrating the 60th anniversary of the city’s Sister City relationship. The group visited Tacoma Community College and also heard a presentation by University of Kitakyushu exchange students who are on campus this summer. (Photo: TCC)

Students from Naju City, Korea, visit Howard County, Maryland, as a part of Howard Community College’s English language program. The program exposes students to American culture outside of the English class to learn as much as they can through experience. (Photo: HCC)

At Trident Technical College, medical laboratory students take time to inspire the next generation of students during a Girls’ Day Out camp.

At Ozarks Technical Community College, friends and family gather to celebrate the accomplishments of its practical nursing students. (Photos: Ozarks Tech)

MassBay Community College (Massachusetts) holds its student orientation. (Photo: MassBay)

Iowa Central Community College holds its 2019 Summer Camp series with its Creative Culinary camp this week. Campers prepare recipes on their own and with parents and grandparents. (Photo: ICCC)

Motlow State Community College (Tennessee) is a new member of the ABB Robotics Affiliate Education Program. In May, ABB instructors began teaching certificate training classes at the recently built Automation & Robotic Training Center, which is adjacent to the Motlow campus. (Photo: Motlow State)

About the Author

Matthew Dembicki
is editor of Community College Daily and serves as publications director for the American Association of Community Colleges.