Community College News Now
by Ariana Kraft

WASHINGTON, N.C. (WNCT) – Executive order No. 95 provides paid parental leave to eligible state employees in the state of North Carolina but this doesn’t include the community college system. There is a trend of declining participation by women in the labor pool in North Carolina which executive order 95 hopes to reverse. New parents […]

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by Elena Durnbaugh

It’s an inconspicuous shelf nestled in the corner of the Whitmore Building Lobby on the campus of Kellogg Community College. “Bruin Basket,” says a sign on the wall. “Take what you need, and leave what you can.” Between paying for tuition, books and rent, many college students have a hard time paying for affordable, nutritious […]

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by Jordan Vandenberge

ELYRIA — He served his country for almost a decade, bouncing from place to place across the world’s vast corners. However, because of the support in his native county, a Navy veteran was able to finish a mission he started four decades ago. Morris King Sr. recently graduated from Lorain County Community College with an […]

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by Nicholas Reimann

St. Charles Parish students wanting to enroll in college classes soon won’t have to drive to New Orleans or Reserve, thanks to a $3 million commitment by the local United Way that will bring a community college to Boutte. A fourth campus of the River Parishes Community College system will occupy a 15,000-square-foot space in […]

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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