Community College News Now
by Maranda Whittington

MINDEN, LA (KSLA) – A Northwest Louisiana technical college is looking to expand and become a community college. State Representative Wayne McMahen has filed a bill that would allow Northwest Louisiana Technical College to expand and provide programs that would allow them to grant associate degrees. Read More

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by ShoreDailyNews

Eastern Shore Community College could become a branch of Tidewater Community College if a three-year “reboot” plan at the Melfa institution isn’t successful, an member of the Accomack County Board of Supervisors said. Supervisor Robert Crockett said during a Wednesday meeting of the Accomack board that “there is a deep concern with enrollment” at the […]

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by Tiffany Pennamon

When officials from the Superior Court of Alameda County in California began to notice growing vacancies in its courtroom clerk and legal processing assistant (LPA) roles, they believed it would be an ideal situation to look to the area’s community colleges to address gaps in public service employees. Now, a strategic partnership between the court […]

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by FOX 47 News

LANSING, Mich. — LCC President Brent Knight has been elected to serve on the board of directors for the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC). This follows his appointment to the board in August 2018 by AACC’s president and CEO, Walter G. Bumphus. “The AACC board of directors’ acts on behalf of our member colleges […]

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Economist Not Accurate in Criticism of Ivy Tech Community College

by Sue Ellspermann and Chris Lowery

Developing an economy “built to last” is hard work. It was just a decade ago that numerous Indiana counties hit double digit unemployment rates during the Great Recession. We applauded the Indiana Economic Development Corp. and the local developers in our communities who attracted new jobs, regardless of their pay. These jobs augmented those provided […]

A Simple Proposal to Revive the American Dream

by Rahm Emanuel

During the industrial age, when high school was the gateway to the American dream, public-school systems covered the costs of earning a diploma. Today, however, as associate’s degrees have replaced high-school diplomas as the indispensable ticket into the middle class, families are forced to cover the costs of tuition and more. If the information-age economy […]

Renaming to Lively Technical College is a Good, Necessary Step Forward

by Mary Ann Lindley

Congratulations to the Leon County School Board for taking a significant step into the future by the simple renaming of Lively Technical Center. Its new name is Lively Technical College, a distinction that tells students it’s a new day. Read More