Community College News Now
by Jen Para

By mid-2021, Houston Community College will have a new campus for its west Houston students. The proposal to purchase 24 acres with an option to acquire an additional 30 acres to relocate and expand the Northwest College Katy campus at 228 Colonial Parkway, near the intersection of I-10 and Grand Parkway passed in a 5-2 […]

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by Jeff Murray

SUNY Corning Community College hopes to entice more Pennsylvania students to campus by offering them a tuition break. The college’s regional board of trustees this week approved a plan that would enable Keystone State students who live on campus to earn an associate’s degree for the same cost as New York state students. Read more

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by Kelly Rocheleau

AUBURN — Cayuga Community College took a step forward in making a trio of capital projects a reality. CCC’s board of trustees endorsed the college’s request for getting the projects considered for state funding at a special meeting in Auburn Thursday. SUNY community colleges are able to annually request SUNY capital funding for campus initiatives. […]

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by Ellie Williams

High school students in Warren County, Va. will soon be able to take college-level classes to get a head start on the path to a career in nursing. Skyline High School in Front Royal, Va. received $15,000 from the Warren County Educational Endowment to pay for the materials needed to start the college-level dual-enrollment anatomy […]

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EDITORIAL: College-university agreements benefit many students in Valley

by Michael Rodriguez

It has long been said that one of the best ways to address low incomes and high unemployment, as we see in the Rio Grande Valley, is through education. So it’s good to see educational opportunities continue to grow for people in this region. Local public, private and charter schools show steady improvement, and the […]

OPINION: Don’t trust university accreditors to stop for-profit schools from scamming veterans

by Matthew Boulay

When U.S. Marine Anselm Caddell completed his tours in Iraq and Afghanistan, all he wanted to do was pursue a degree in criminal justice. It was a path he believed would provide him with the skills and credentials for a career in the security industry. A recruiter from the for-profit Brown Mackie College in Caddell’s […]

Collective strengths and action leverage southern Oregon’s assets

by Roberto Gutierrez, Cathy Kemper-Pelle, Nagi Naganathan, and Linda Schott

On a postcard-worthy fall day about a year ago at the Green Springs Inn — appropriately about halfway between Klamath Falls and Ashland — an idea began to germinate: southern Oregon’s public colleges and universities could pool assets to address some of our region’s biggest issues. By the end of our meeting, the presidents of […]