Community Colleges

Community Colleges
A group of people in yellow uniforms and hard hats conduct an underburn, an intentional fire to promote land health, on the forested campus of Feather River College.
Dec 05, 2022
The California Community Colleges and the California State University system are in a standoff over three proposals for community college baccalaureate programs.
Oct 29, 2019
The tech company is looking for different ways to fill “new-collar” jobs in its 360,000-employee workforce by adding digital badges and apprenticeships and deepening partnerships with community colleges.


Student transfer is an increasing priority for officials at two- and four-year colleges alike, but they blame each other for flaws in the process. Experts want them to focus on the students' needs.


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September 13, 2022
Transfer enrollment from two- to four-year institutions, already down in 2021, continued to fall through the second year of the pandemic, the National Student Clearinghouse finds.
September 7, 2022
Private nonprofit colleges and associations can do more to realize the potential of community college transfer to independent institutions, Loni Bordoloi Pazich, Julia Karon and Daniel Rossman write.
September 2, 2022
Coconino Community College freezes its automotive technology program after only a year because of an unsuccessful search for an instructor, an increasingly common plight for career and technical education fields.
September 1, 2022
Black, Hispanic and low-income community college students who take up to half their courses online increase their odds of completing degrees, a working paper finds. Fully online learners are less likely to earn a credential.
August 26, 2022
A new program seeks to create a pathway from California community colleges to medical schools. Advocates hope it will lead to a more diverse population of doctors and address acute physician shortages in some parts of the state.
August 24, 2022
A busy subway line in Boston is down for maintenance as fall classes begin at two community colleges in the area. College leaders worry their students will struggle to get to campus.
August 22, 2022
After Nicole Esposito was removed as CEO of Manchester Community College, she sued the Connecticut State system for gender discrimination. Now she’s won her job back.
August 18, 2022
The University of California, Los Angeles, is launching multiple research projects dedicated to addressing depression among local community college students.
August 11, 2022
Outlier creates a network of institutions to try to fix a broken system of transfer credit. Experts applaud the company's efforts, but its for-profit nature may limit acceptance by some institutions.
July 28, 2022
The New England Board of Higher Education is working to expand guaranteed transfer pathways in the region.



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