Virginia is getting $500,000 to help close racial gaps in higher education
Gov. Ralph Northam said the money from Lumina Foundation will help Virginia achieve its goal of being the “best-educated state” by 2030 — measured by the percentage of adults with a high-quality credential or degree.

Community college partnership fills education, mental health gaps in Amador County
Capital Public Radio
Through Amador College Connect, students can enroll in online courses through Coastline Community College in Orange County to pursue a certificate or associate degree in human services. A scholarship program, administered by the Amador Community College Foundation, covers students’ tuition, fees and books.

Trident Tech football? TTC teams up with SC Faith A&M junior college in North Charleston
Charleston Post Courier
South Carolina Faith A&M, a startup junior college program in North Charleston, focuses on sports and music while offering courses through a partnership with Trident Technical College so students can work toward an associate degree.

Oregon college to expand nursing program to 64 students
CHI Mercy Medical Center, which hires 25 to 30 Umpqua Community College nursing grades annually, indicated that it could accommodate an increased number of students for clinical cohorts within the medical facility.

A new learning credential blockchain to help bridge the skills gap
Blockchain Pulse: IBM Blockchain Blog
Still in early development, the platform uses blockchain technology to produce a permanent, verifiable record of learning and skills certifications and qualifications.

Modern dance is alive and well at Maryland community college
Baltimore Sun
The legacy of Eva Anderson — a renowned dancer, director, choreographer and costume designer — lives on at Howard Community College, especially during its Fall Dance Showcase on November 15-16.

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