Commentary: Community colleges are the front line for workforce innovation
The Campus
As bachelor’s-granting institutions grow ever more focused on employability, there’s much they can learn from community colleges, write Vicki Karolewics, president of Wallace State Community College in Alabama, and Bharani Rajakumar, CEO of TRANSFR.

First lady Jill Biden — ‘community college educator for forever’ — visits Chicago classroom to learn
Chicago Sun-Times
Dr. Jill Biden on Wednesday visited the Arturo Velasquez Institute, a satellite campus of Richard J. Daley College, one of the seven City Colleges of Chicago recognized as a Hispanic-serving institution.

Commentary: Biden wants tuition-free community college. What’s next?
The Nation
The president’s free college plan is a great first step. Here’s what else we can do to Build Back Better.

Washtenaw Community College announces new transfer program with historically Black schools
The Michigan community college has announced a targeted transfer program for three historically Black colleges and universities.

Wayne Community College, Smithfield Foods sign apprentices
Smithfield Times
A new cohort of maintenance apprentices adds 13 apprentices to the 33 apprentices in the two cohorts already in place.

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