May 11, 2021
Volume 3 | Issue 19
Your Weekly Community College Update
Community colleges play an important role in educating and training current and future generations of workers,
in addition to providing affordable and responsive higher education to thousands of Pennsylvanians every year.
Editorial | Community Colleges Offer Hope for Now and the Future
A recent editorial in the Times Herald touted the invaluable workforce development and transfer programs offered by PA community colleges, specifically mentioning Reading Area Community College, Montgomery County Community College, Delaware County Community College, and Bucks County Community College.
High School Athlete Earns Associate Degree at 18-Years-Old
Through dual enrollment, Ade Conover, a track & field standout at Louis E Dieruff High School, will leave high school with an associate's degree in criminal justice from Lehigh Carbon Community College. With a goal of becoming a lawyer, Ms. Conover told the Morning Call that when she first stepped into the classroom with college students, she was determined to be successful.
Continuing Coverage
PA Community Colleges Respond to COVID-19 as Situation Evolves
Pennsylvania community colleges continue to evaluate their response to COVID-19. As guidance changes, the most up-to-date information from each community college is available through the Commission's website.
Birthdays & Milestones
Happy (belated) Birthday to Sen. Mario Scavello, Sen. Dan Laughlin, Rep. Chris Sainato, and Rep. Michael Puskaric. May you enjoy the best year yet!

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