Commentary: Community colleges can play an even greater role in training contact tracers
Testing, along with contact tracing, follow-up and resource support, are essential components in the fight against COVID-19, and specifically for bending the curve of transmission. New Jersey’s community colleges can play a role.

Letter to the editor Community colleges offer a bridge during coronavirus uncertainty
While community colleges are perhaps best known for their tuition affordability, we provide nearly an eight-fold return on educational investment and are the most flexible educational bridge, write three New York community college presidents.

Coronavirus: Sinclair sees robust summer enrollment, despite pandemic
Dayton Daily News
More than 12,000 students are enrolled in Sinclair Community College’s summer terms — higher than officials expected, given the economic downturn and uncertainties brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.

As pandemic continues, more students look at attending community colleges
Because of the pandemic, many college students, returning or starting fresh, are taking a closer look at their options.

Families may turn to community colleges as an option during pandemic
Safety, finances and online learning may play a part of increased interest at Ohio’s Lakeland Community College.

WVUP, Washington State see gains in enrollment, officials say
West Virginia University Parkersburg, which recently began summer classes, reported a 24 percent increase in new students and a 15 percent increase in summer enrollment.

Johnson County Community College announces four-step ‘return to campus’ plan
Shawnee Mission Post
The Kansas college’s return-to-campus guidelines include taking the proper precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19, such as limiting gatherings and meetings, and practicing social distancing. A full list of guidelines, which will be updated as changes occur, can be found here.

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