Community College News Now
by Mesa Community College

Students at Mesa Community College (MCC) are learning about sexual harassment and assault prevention through online course created to bring awareness about the issue. The Preventing Sexual Harassment and Sexual Violence course informs students of laws that protect them from sex discrimination in education. The course has presentations that include scenarios of what are appropriate […]

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by Matthew Dembicki

It’s early evening, and you get an email from your college president saying she is at dinner with a potential donor and misplaced her credit card. You’re asked to pay for the bill electronically by clicking on a link in the email. But you notice the email didn’t come from the college’s system, but rather […]

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by Cape May County

EDISON – The Murphy Administration was joined Nov. 19 by anti-hunger advocates and higher education officials to announce it was expanding food assistance to career and technical education students at community colleges. According to a release, during a visit to Middlesex County College, which earlier this year opened a food pantry for students, New Jersey […]

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by Garth Stapley

Instructors at Modesto Junior College and Columbia College near Sonora will strike Nov. 27 and 28 to protest what faculty calls unfair labor practices by their bosses at the Yosemite Community College District. District administrators have said classes will not be canceled for 25,000 students at both campuses. The classes, labs and online courses presumably […]

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Why Bloomberg’s $1.8 billion Johns Hopkins donation won’t transform college affordability

by Jillian Berman

With his $1.8 billion gift to Johns Hopkins University, Michael Bloomberg made the largest donation in history to a higher education institution and certainly the most high-profile gift directed towards scholarships in recent memory. Still, the staggering sum is likely to only make a small dent in America’s college affordability problem. Read more  

KCC can use your help with matching grant

by E. Werner Reschke

Klamath Community College was founded in 1996 by forward-thinking individuals. KCC is one of a network of 17 community colleges in Oregon. (Visit KCC’s Founders Hall to learn more about these men and women). The community college model and purpose differs from a traditional four-year university, which selects individuals who meet their criteria to attend. […]

Community colleges are helping to transform America

by Troy Headrick

I am an American educator. My job is hard, and I sometimes feel like I’m fighting a losing battle. I manage a writing center at Palo Alto College, one of five campuses that make up the Alamo College system. Our campus is located on the South Side, a part of the city that is said […]