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Online Infrastructure Investment Vital for Community College Students

by Eloy Ortiz Oakley | May 26, 2020
Mckenzie Petersen found herself in a bind a couple of weeks ago. With in-person instruction sus [...] Read more

Pass/Fail During COVID-19? Not at Community Colleges, and Some Students Aren’t Happy

by Annie Ma | May 26, 2020
As the coronavirus pandemic sent students away from campus and moved classes from in-person to [...] Read more

With Higher Ed in Limbo, Students Are Switching to Community Colleges

by Charlotte West | May 26, 2020
Chris Smith wasn’t planning to spend the summer at a community college. He was going to suble [...] Read more

How Workforce Credentials Can Become More Accessible After COVID-19

by Sara Weissman | May 26, 2020
U.S. employers cut 20.5 million jobs in April, according to a U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics r [...] Read more

California Community Colleges May Also Stay Online in Fall 2020

by Shailaja Neelakantan | May 19, 2020
California’s 115 community colleges may stay online this coming fall because of the COVID-19 [...] Read more

Enrollment Usually Rises at Community Colleges During an Economic Downturn. That’s Not the Case During Coronavirus.

by Erica Breunlin | May 19, 2020
Times of economic distress typically give rise to bustling community college campuses, where st [...] Read more

2020 Most Promising Places to Work in Community Colleges Set the Standard When it Comes to Inclusive Practices

by | May 19, 2020
Sixteen institutions are featured in Diverse’s 2020 Most Promising Places to Work in Communi [...] Read more

Why Flexibility in Credit Transfers Is Crucial for Equity in a Post-COVID-19 World

by Katti Gray | May 19, 2020
Higher education groups have urged four-year institutions to revamp how they evaluate credits e [...] Read more