Campus Issues

Community colleges are worth the cost

The American public has strong, positive attitudes about the benefits of a community college education, according to the 2019 edition of the “Varying Degrees” study by New America. Ellie Ashfordis associate editor of Community College…


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Commentary: Drop the shame: 5 reasons to consider community college Forbes Although the economy and career progression has changed rapidly due to technology, most schools and parents are still telling high school students the same…



Latinos still underrepresented

Latinos continue to be underrepresented at public colleges and universities, especially among community colleges, according to a new report from The Education Trust (Ed Trust). Matthew Dembickiis editor of Community College Daily and serves as…


Newsmakers

Appointments Donald Foley is now director of marketing and communications for Cleveland State Community College in Tennessee. He comes from Georgia Northwestern College, where he served the last 13 years as assistant director of public relations….



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Advising and peer connections: Helping transfer students earn a college degree James G. Martin Center for Academic Renewal Q&A with Derrick Nantz, who directs the Carolina Student Transfer Excellence Program (C-STEP) at Wake Technical Community…



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Pierpont continues autism training program WV News After partnering with the West Virginia Autism Training Center earlier this year, Pierpont Community & Technical College is continuing its online autism mentor training program. Elgin Community College adopts…


Meet the CDOs

Cheryl Gonzalez, chief diversity officer (CDO) at Florida’s Hillsborough Community College (HCC), says, “If you’re going to have strategies for diversity and equity, they should be embedded in a strategic plan, and the organization should…