4 East Bay community colleges offer financial incentives to boost enrollment
There’s a push to remove barriers to education and boost enrollment in California’s East Bay by making community college classes free.

OTC unveils new Plaster Manufacturing Center
Missouri’s Ozarks Technical Community College opened its new center for manufacturing on its Springfield campus on Monday. The Robert W. Plaster Center for Advanced Manufacturing is the largest building project in the school’s history.

City-funded scholarships make community college free for Philly students: ‘Honestly, I don’t think I’d be in school’ without it
Philadelphia Inquirer
The city will spend $10.8 million this year on the program, which is open to students who attend full-time and who graduated from a Philadelphia high school.

On the stage: Teen gains life skills through performing
Meridian Star
Carpenter Hill has always enjoyed and appreciated people – but he says he hasn’t always felt confident and comfortable interacting with large groups. That changed, thanks to community theater programs at Meridian Community College in Mississippi.

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