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Owens Community College President Creates Initiative to Combat Community College Stigma



by Sarah Wood

Throughout their existence, community colleges have been given “snarky” nicknames or been referred to as someone’s “second” or “last choice,” according to Owens Community College President Dr. Steve Robinson.

There has also been a presumption that two-year schools offer easier or less demanding courses as well as provide fewer opportunities for student engagement, student life or athletic participation than at four-year institutions.

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