Community College News Now
by Tristan Kutzer

A statewide education group introduced a program Thursday that will help adult students in Wyoming learn skills that lead to secure employment. The program will be called Wyoming Works, the Wyoming Education Attainment Council Executive Committee announced. “We are not only advancing our post-secondary attainment goals, but also ensuring Wyoming citizens have high-quality credentials to […]

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by Karen Aguilar

GERMANTOWN, Md. (WDVM)–The Montgomery Community College campus in Germantown will have a new building meant to bring more businesses into the area. It’s a building that will carry cyber and technology companies from private companies and it will come with a $40 million price tag. “$40 million is actually a pretty reasonable price tag,” says […]

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by SZYMANOWSKA Gabriela Szymanowska

Tennessee community and technical college students will pay more for tuition starting with the upcoming school year. The Tennessee Board of Regents approved the proposed tuition increases Friday. Technical college students will see a 2.42 percent increase and community college students will see a 2.45 percent increase. In real dollars, tuition will increase by $109 and mandatory fees by $7 […]

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by Nicholas Garton

Madison College’s Dr. Ramon Ortiz has been named to the list of Leadership Program Fellows by the National Community College Hispanic Council (NCCHC). Ortiz, who is the Associate Dean in the School of Arts and Sciences at Madison College as well as the Vice President of Nuestro Mundo, has been a powerful voice in the […]

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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