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Student Success

Child Care Access Means Parents in School Programs and Experiences

The CCAMPIS program supports the participation of low-income parents in post-secondary education through the provision of campus-based childcare services. Following our recent webinar on Campus Based Childcare, we were joined by seven rural community colleges during our Peer Learning Network Discussion to learn about their experiences as CCAMPIS recipients.

SNAP Employment and Training: Overview of the Pennsylvania KEYS Program

The SNAP Employment and Training program helps SNAP participants gain skills and find work that moves them forward to self-sufficiency. During our recent Peer Learning Network discussion, we were joined by Butler County Community College and Pennsylvania Highlands Community College, both located in Pennsylvania, to learn about their KEYS (Keystone Education Yields Success) Program.

Hanging in the Balance: Which Direction Will Student Loan Reform Take in the 118th Congress

The 2022 midterm elections will shape the power dynamics of the 118th Congress. House education leaders present us with a preview of what we can expect should either party control the chamber.

Digital Equity: Supporting Digital Inclusion Efforts for Learners

Access to affordable broadband is a challenge for many rural communities. While this challenge has been known to many, the digital inequities for rural communities were amplified throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. During our Peer Learning Network discussion, we were able to collaborate with and learn from rural community college leaders about how they are supporting digital inclusion efforts for learners and students on their campus.

Collaborating on Mental Health Practices at Rural Community Colleges

Throughout this Peer Learning Network discussion, we were able to collaborate with and learn from rural community college leaders about their institution’s mental health services, capacities, development, and implementation. The mental health services at rural community colleges vary from institution to institution. However, it is acknowledged that there is a growing need for mental health support and services for students, faculty, and staff.

How Community Colleges Are Supporting Students Through Rising Costs

Community Colleges across the nation are stepping up and providing resources to students as they face soaring inflation costs.
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