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Trump targets Pell Grant money for NASA’s budget boost Associated Press Under a budget amendment sent to Congress this week, the administration would use an additional $1.9 billion in surplus Pell Grant money to fund…


DataPoints

Outcomes for Asian students: Asian students who started at public two-year institutions have higher persistence and completion rates than any other race-ethnicity group. (Read the PDF.) AACC StaffMore Posts – Website


Newsmakers

Kudos Loretta Adrian, president of Coastline College in California, was recently honored with the Outstanding President Award from the California Community College Council for Staff and Organizational Development. The award is presented to a president/chancellor in…



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Commentary: A long road, well chronicled Harvard Gazette From community college to Pulitzer finalist and Nieman Fellow, Denise-Marie Ordway compares and contrasts different forms of higher education. MSTC expands ag education focus Leader-Telegram Faced with…


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Commentary: Taking next step after prison for single mothers Daily Herald Community and technical colleges are perfect environments to help women transition to new careers, writes Jean Hernandez, president emeritus at Edmonds Community College in…



Funding roundup

In Massachusetts, Northern Essex Community College has been selected by the Boston Foundation to receive the 5th Annual Deval Patrick Prize for Community Colleges, which comes with a $50,000 award. Tabitha Whissemoreis a contributor to…


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Louisiana community, tech colleges to collaborate with Amazon to launch cloud computing programs WAFB Each of the 12 community and technical colleges in the state will implement Amazon Web Services Educate, a new effort to…