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St. Louis Community College aims to fill health care worker shortage
St. Louis Public Radio
Last year, there were nearly 200 job openings in St. Louis for respiratory care therapists — and 2,000 open nursing positions. St. Louis Community College is expanding and tailoring its programs to fill that need.

Riverside Community College District to ask voters for $715M bond for college facilities
Press-Enterprise
The measure would provide money to improve classrooms and update technology at the veteran centers at the three community colleges run by the district.

State president of community colleges shares formula for competitive workforce
WITN
Community colleges have the versatility to meet changing workforce needs and offer programs that can quickly help people learn new skills or achieve credentials to advance or change careers, Peter Hans, president of the North Carolina Community College System told local business leaders.

Commentary: A new community college for Marines and sailors
Inside Higher Education
Whenever a new sailor or Marine enlists, they will be automatically enrolled in the new U.S. Naval Community College, writes John Kroger, first-ever chief learning officer for the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps.

Pueblo Community College opens solar learning lab
KOAA News 5
The purpose of the Colorado college’s lab is to teach students the ins and outs of renewable energy and for them to possibly find a career in the field when they graduate.

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