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Future Health Care Workers in Colorado to Receive Free Community College...

Colorado lawmakers recently approved funding for the Care Forward Colorado program, which will provide free community college education to students seeking careers in health...

UC San Diego to Expand Medical School Diversity Through Community College...

The University of California, San Diego School of Medicine (UCSD SOM) recently received a $1.87 million grant from the Foundation for California Community Colleges...

Top-Ranking Colleges and Universities Focus on Transfer Students as One Key...

In recent years, especially in the wake of the 2020 racial justice movement, a growing number of higher education institutions have begun prioritizing diversity...

Biden Proposes $35 Billion in COVID-19 Aid for Higher Education

President-elect Joe Biden announced a proposal for $35 billion in coronavirus aid for higher education institutions on Thursday.  The funds will be part of a...

Public College Enrollment Plunges for Low-Income High School Grads

Public college enrollment of low-income high school graduates declined at disproportionately higher rates during the COVID-19 pandemic than the previous academic year, according to...

What a Biden-Harris Administration Means for Higher Education

The election of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris has many indications for diversity, equity, and inclusion in higher education. Harris’ victory broke gender and...

Inconsistent Mental Healthcare at Community Colleges Harms a Vulnerable Student Population

In August 2017, just as the Houston Community College System’s 20 campuses were poised to start the fall semester, Hurricane Harvey dumped more than...

As Manufacturing Evolves, Community Colleges Adapt Quickly to ‘Meet Students Where...

The United States government’s top leaders have painted a rosy picture of the manufacturing industry, with President Donald Trump crediting an uptick in domestic...

Two-Year Colleges Prepare Underrepresented Students for Careers Via Hands-On Experiences

With more than 1,500 institutions serving 42 percent of all undergraduate students in the U.S., two-year colleges remain a vital component of our nation’s...