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SkillPointe Updates Help Community Colleges Bridge the Skills Gap

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

The National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship (NACCE) and its technology platform, SkillPointe, have released an improved SkillPointe website to help students pursue in-demand skills while helping community colleges meet workforce demands. In fact, 35% of referrals from SkillPointe register in a program.

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Achieving the Dream Selects Community College Cohort for Rural-Serving Initiative

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Achieving the Dream (ATD) has announced its selection of seven community colleges to participate in the second cohort of its Accelerating Equitable Outcomes initiative. Stout “America’s rural communities are integral to our nation’s economic and fiscal well-being,” said ATD President and CEO Dr. Karen A. Dr. Karen A.

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New Ways to Support Community College Student Health

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

A widespread health crisis is undermining American community colleges, with many current and potential students exhibit high rates of anxiety, depression, substance abuse, suicidal ideation, food insecurity, and more. Let’s be real: it costs significant money and time to address this problem, and most community colleges lack both.

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Community College: The Right Path and the Right Foot

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Community colleges have the ability to not only put students on the right path, but most importantly, ensure that students begin on the right foot. That right foot has so many implications, the first of which is the financial impact of attending a community college as the first step toward a bachelor ’ s degree.

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HEER Funding Kept Community Colleges Open and Students Enrolled

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Community colleges were able to persevere through the pandemic thanks to the emergency relief funding passed through Congress. That’s the conclusion of the latest research from the Accelerating Recovery in Community Colleges Network at the Community College Research Center (CCRC) at Columbia University.

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Foundation Awards $116M Grant to LaGuardia Community College

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million to LaGuardia Community College in Long Island City, Queens, to create the Cohen Career Collective, a state-of-the-art workforce training center. Kenneth Adams "We are profoundly grateful for this incredible gift from the Steven & Alexandra Cohen Foundation," said Kenneth Adams, president of LaGuardia Community College.

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Partnership to Reopen Community College Campus Childcare Center

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Howard Community College President Dr. Daria J. Willis has announced plans to reopen the college’s on-campus Children’s Learning Center in partnership with the Community Action Council of Howard County.