Community College News Now

by Sarah Wood

Dr. Mordecai Brownlee has been appointed president of Community College of Aurora (CCA). Read More

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by Arrman Kyaw

Dr. Dione Somerville has been appointed president of Owens Community College, effective June 15, WTOL 11 reported. Read More

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by Madeline Mitchell

The first students to ever receive bachelor’s degrees from Cincinnati State Technical and Community College will graduate this spring through the college’s land surveying program, officials said. Like other Ohio community colleges, Cincinnati State has awarded two-year associate degrees and certificates only since 1969. But in 2018, the Ohio Department of Higher Education announced two-year institutions could […]

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by Jordan Mendoza

A Southern California faculty union criticized the administration at a community college in Orange County for not supporting an adjunct professor who questioned a student for calling police officers heroes during a presentation captured on video. The video of a Cypress College professor’s interaction with 19-year-old student Braden Ellis was recorded during a Zoom meeting on April 28. […]

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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

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