Agreement Highlights Flexibility of Community College Model
Yesterday, Presidents from Erie County Community College (ECCC) and Edinboro University signed an articulation agreement. The agreement is especially noteworthy because the State Board of Educationapproved the application to establish ECCC less than a year ago, a testament to the flexibility and responsiveness of the community college model.
Expand Nellie Bly Eligibility to Keep Higher Education Affordable
An Investment in Community Colleges Gets PA Back to Work
Lawmakers considering the fiscal year 2021-22 budget are tasked with a unique challenge as they determine how to best leverage federal funds to grow Pennsylvania’s economy. One priority should be getting Pennsylvanians back to work. Some experts – like David Deming, professor of public policy at the Harvard Kennedy School – believe community colleges could be the answer.
Dual Enrollment Can Save Pennsylvania Students Thousands
Congratulations to the hundreds of students attending the Community College of Philadelphia (CCP) tuition-free thanks to the Octavius Catto Scholarship.
Catto Scholars are first-time, full-time college students - and earlier this month, more than 130 of them completed their first semester of classes at CCP. In addition to financial support, these students also receive enhanced academic and career coaching.
Take Action Now to Help Community Colleges
If you agree that policymakers should expand Nellie Bly eligibility, invest in community colleges, or establish a statewide dual enrollment program with community colleges as providers, please contact your elected official, or click the button below to complete our quick, easy online form.
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