California community colleges eye a different future amid pandemic disruption
To attract more students, West Los Angeles College is bolstering programs in high demand, including aviation technology, film and television production, dental hygiene and climate studies. Enrollment increased by 6% this fall.

Success coach helps boost enrollment at Virginia Western Community College
Roanoke Times
Frank Tyree, the Community College Acceptance Program success coach at Virginia Western Community College, spends a lot of time on the phone with his students.

For Native Americans, tribal colleges tackle the ‘present-day work of our ancestors’
Center for American Progress
In the first installment in a series on tribal colleges and universities (TCUs), the Center for American Progress and American Indian College Fund explore the essential role TCUs play in their communities and why investing in them should be a priority for policymakers.

Four East Bay community colleges continue free tuition for spring semester
All four colleges within the Peralta Community College District will waive tuition and fees for a second straight semester to relieve some financial strain on students, the district announced.

Michigan’s first RN apprentice program signed into effect
Manistee News Advocate
The new partnership includes West Shore Community College will pave the way for those interested in a nursing career to receive a combination of classroom instruction and practical experience with a nurse mentor as a paid full-time apprentice a local hospital for a less cumbersome pathway to registered nurse licensure.

Community Colleges can help parenting students succeed by creating supportive, welcoming environments
Child Trends
Five lessons for community college systems to improve their services for young parents.

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