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AACC news & notes

Upcoming events Answer the call for proposalsAACC has opened the call for proposals for AACC Annual (previously called the AACC Annual Convention). Get details on the proposal tracks and submit pitches by December 1. All…


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Heartland Community College to establish apprentice program to train candy workersWGLTAfter a $75 million candy plant expansion goes into operation in Bloomington, Illinois, Heartland Community College will start a program to train workers for Ferrero…


Funding roundup

Everett Community College (EvCC) will use a $25,000 donation from Washington health plan Coordinated Care to train the next generation of healthcare students.Ten $2,000 scholarships will help students in nursing, medical assisting, phlebotomy, pre-medicine or…




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Biden admits his $3.5T plan won’t pass without major cutsNew York Post“I doubt we’re going to get the entire funding for community colleges, but I’m not going to give up on community colleges as long…



Newsmakers

CEO retirements Don Doucette, chancellor of Eastern Iowa Community Colleges (EICC), will retire on July 1, 2022. He will have led the district for 11 years. Doucette’s accomplishments as chancellor include a student graduation rate…


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Commentary: Pennsylvania needs more volunteer firefighters. Here’s a plan that could helpMorning CallState Senate Bill 83 would create and fund a partnership between colleges and high schools and technical schools to recruit and train students…