Community Colleges

Community Colleges
May 11, 2021
Videos by Cape Fear Community College attract thousands of views on TikTok. Can the social media platform help community colleges make up for enrollment losses during the pandemic?
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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May 22, 2019

A new report explains how and why a public-private partnership that sought to help more community college students transfer to selective universities failed.

May 21, 2019

New analysis of Oregon Promise tuition-free scholarship program found that it increased community college enrollment but decreased enrollment at four-year institutions in the first year, and that fewer first-generation and low-income students benefited financially than expected.

May 17, 2019

Despite calls to step down, the board president of a two-year college in Illinois is refusing to resign after posting several Islamophobic and anti-immigrant memes on social media.

May 10, 2019

The largest technical college in Kansas is paying relocation and housing costs for students to move to the area, many from other states, to deal with a work-force shortage in the local aviation industry.

May 8, 2019

Hudson Valley Community College plans to offer classes overseas in an effort to stabilize enrollment and keep faculty employed.

May 2, 2019

A California community college is picking course schedules for students to encourage them to enroll full-time and reach graduation quicker.

May 2, 2019

Governors State University president Elaine Maimon pens an open thank-you letter to a transformative English composition instructor at a community college.

April 30, 2019

New research finds that while food insecurity among college students is a serious problem, studies on the issue may not provide accurate estimates of its magnitude.

April 26, 2019

A new report challenges federal and state policy makers to increase funding for community colleges to improve social mobility.

April 17, 2019

The head of Connecticut's community college and university system will present more detailed plans for consolidating the management of the two-year colleges to the system's accreditor.



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