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AACC news & notes

Upcoming events Register for the equity audit webinarThe American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) will host a webinar on October 6 at 3:00 p.m. (ET) focused on the campus equity audit, which is a comprehensive…


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Democrats hammer out details of free community college planPoliticoDemocrats must now turn to the nitty-gritty policy details of actually creating a national free community college program — an undertaking that will remake how higher education…






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Kansas offers free community college to some students if they stay for 2 years after graduatingHigh Plans Public RadioThe state is putting $10 million annually toward helping students who enter certain high-demand fields pay for…


Funding roundup

Columbia State Community College has received a $19,300 National Endowment for the Arts Big Read grant. The Tennesse college’s project will revolve around the book “Beloved” by Toni Morrison. The NEA Big Read grant supports…


Newsmakers

New president Andrew Treadwell will serve as campus president of Indian River State College’s (IRSC) Pruitt Campus. He joined the Florida college in 2009 as part of the college president’s executive leadership team. Treadwell most…


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Mentorship program supporting Black male students at Seattle colleges to expandKing5.comIn less than one year, Seattle Central College’s mentor pilot program for Black male students is yielding results. Newsom administration opposes major changes to Cal…