Community College Offers Training to Aid Economic Recovery
Montgomery County Community College is collaborating with local employers – like Norristown-based Secure Components – to train or upskill their workforce. The college also helps pay for the training through the Workforce and Economic Development Network of Pennsylvania (WEDnetPA) grant. This type of training can help businesses and individuals rebound from the disruption caused by COVID-19.
How States Can Help Transfer Students Complete Their Degree
More than 30,000 students transfer from Pennsylvania community colleges each year. Those who transfer to baccalaureate-granting institutions save at least $20,000 on the cost of higher education by starting at community college. In a recent article published by The EvoLLLution, researchers offer three ways states can support transfer students, like prioritizing statewide transfer agreements over local agreements.
PA Community Colleges Respond to COVID-19 as Situation Evolves