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Community Colleges Need to Evolve as Students’ Needs Do

Millions rely on them — but they’ll need to change to stay relevant.

Why Choosing Community College Was the Best Academic Decision I Ever Made

A recent University of California, Irvine graduate, community college transfer student, and former ACCT intern says it’s time to stop stigmatizing community colleges and their students.

Home Base

Adding on-campus housing can help address student needs, but leaders must consider many factors before breaking ground.

Higher Education in the Spotlight

How to turn the lemons of bad news into refreshing advocacy lemonade.

Ending Student Loan Default Can Help Students Find Success at Community Colleges

Community college borrowers make up the largest share of student loan defaulters every year. Ending default would help students avoid severe penalties and allow more students to finish their degrees.

Apprenticeships continue to grow in N.C.

Since the state’s General Assembly transferred ApprenticeshipNC to the community college system two years ago, the number of people served by the program has jumped by 44 percent.
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