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How Much Can You Save?

by Audri Taylors | March 07, 2017
Attending college is one of the best investments that a student can make, although we’ll [...] Read more

“Free” and Misguided

by Christopher Beverly | March 03, 2017
It appears the new thing in vogue is the idea that college should be free to everyone. From Sen [...] Read more

Pathway to Careers

by The Herald Editorial Board | March 02, 2017
State lawmakers are considering expansion of a successful scholarship program that could help c [...] Read more

Colleges as First-Responders for Retraining

by Lindsay Daugherty | February 28, 2017
With the loss of more than 5 million manufacturing jobs in the U.S. since 2000, and little impr [...] Read more

Illinois’ Historic Junior College Act

by Dr. Josh Bullock Lake Land College President | February 24, 2017
As we celebrate the 50th anniversary of Lake Land College we take pause to recognize the histor [...] Read more

Keeping the Dream Alive

by Juan Garcia | February 23, 2017
As a Hispanic and former English language learner, my path to success was not easy. But with th [...] Read more

Community Colleges Can Heal Divisions

by Gail Mellow, DeRionne Pollard | February 21, 2017
The economic polarization in the country, a national debate too often laden with an undercurren [...] Read more

State Senator: Do the Math on Free Tuition

by Sen. Rich Funke | February 17, 2017
“Pay no attention to that man behind the curtain.” That’s the classic line fr [...] Read more