Commentary: The choices facing community colleges
The Atlantic
There are two institutions that are rarely in the news but deserve to be featured in American discussions of prospects for a better economic and civic future: libraries and community colleges.

Cash-strapped students are skipping meals at colleges
Boston Globe
The problem of food insecurity — an inconsistent supply of nutritious food — on college campuses has garnered more awareness in recent years, and psychologists have started to take note.

The Citadel creates path for seamless degree for HGTC students
South Strand News
The Citadel in South Carolina is partnering with 27 two-year institutions throughout the South via online courses, physical attendance or a combination of both.

A West Virginia university brings new baccalaureate courses to community colleges
Beginning this fall, Alderson Broaddus University will be offer criminal justice, health care management and interdisciplinary studies degree completion programs at BridgeValley Community and Technical College, New River Community and Technical College, and Pierpont Community and Technical College’s Advanced Technology Center.

Detroit museum, Oakland Community College partner for arts
Associated Press
The Detroit Institute of Arts and Oakland Community College are partnering to help expand education, events and arts offerings.

Former community college president, ball player throws out Baysox pitch on 90th birthday
Baltimore Sun
Robert Bickford — who for 27 years served as president of Prince George’s Community College in Maryland — threw out a ceremonial pitch at a minor league game Saturday, marking his 90th birthday by returning to the field of the sport he loves, baseball.

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