Community Colleges

State Community College Board Starts Search for New Director

The Illinois Community College Board has started searching for a new executive director. Illinois has 48 community colleges in 39 districts and has the nation's third largest community college system enrollment.

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LA Community College District Chancellor to Resign

The chancellor of the Los Angeles Community College District announced Tuesday that he will resign his post, leaving behind a system grappling with poor graduation and transfer rates and daunting budget cuts.

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Advocates for State Universities, Community Colleges Complain Of Neglect

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's plan for a $2 billion long-term science and technology initiative at UConn has left some educators in the state university and community college system feeling slighted.

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Statistics on Students at Community Colleges

This document breaks down enrollment, gives a population projection, explains the characteristics of community colleges, provides a CEO salary survey and more.

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Community Colleges Are Critical in Training the Work Force We Need

Federal economists estimate that 2 million jobs go unfilled today as a result of training, skills, and education gaps. The same is true in Pennsylvania. In a report submitted last year by the Governor's Manufacturing Advisory Council, it was noted that the number of new workers entering manufacturing, coupled with the manufacturing sector's growth, has left a staggering gap of available skilled workers.

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High Schoolers Asked to Consider Community College

Four-year colleges are often seen as the natural next step for high school students, but business leaders and politicians want teens to consider another option: community college.

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Obama Touts Community College Training

President Barack Obama on Wednesday touted the partnership between auto-parts maker Linamar Corp. and Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College in making the case that government should do more to train workers for the jobs of the future.

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State Farm Donates $1.5M to Heartland Community College

A $1.5 million gift from State Farm Companies Foundation to Heartland Community College will be used primarily for scholarships to needy students seeking work skills in high-demand areas such as information technology.

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Diversity Center to Open at Corning Community College

To Brandon Griewank, diversity is about celebrating our differences, not tolerating them. On Feb. 25, he’ll help mark a step toward that goal, the opening of the Center for Diversity and Inclusion at Corning Community College.

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J. Noah Brown Receives Bellwether Book Award

The Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) is proud to announce that ACCT President and CEO J. Noah Brown was recognized with the prestigious Bellwether Book Award during the 2013 Community College Futures Assembly on January 29 in Orlando, Florida.

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