12-Week Metalwork Program Boasts 90 Percent Placement Rate
Bucks County Community CollegeMetalwork Training Program has a
job placement rate of more than 90 percent. Additionally, some Bucks County and Bristol students may qualify for free training thanks to funding by the
County of Bucks and
PA CareerLink. Information sessions for prospective students are scheduled for early April.
Meet Sean Hosterman
Sean Hosterman, a mechatronics student at
HACC, Central Pennsylvania's Community College,
credits the college with helping him to land a full-time job in his field and providing him with hands-on, real-world experiences. After graduating, Mr. Hosterman plans to find an electrical maintenance job and possibly continue his education to obtain his bachelor’s degree.
Community Colleges Earn Military Friendly School® Designation
Pennsylvania Highlands Community College and Community College of Beaver County (CCBC) both recently received Military Friendly School® designations by VIQTORY Media, a premier resource for military personnel transitioning into civilian life. The designation is designed to set a standard for higher-education institutions to provide opportunities for military personnel, veterans and their families. CCBC currently has more than 300 active military and veteran students.
College Acknowledges the Role of Service Dogs on Campus
Michael Brown and his seeing eye dog, Riley, were a staple of Northampton Community College (NCC) prior to Mr. Brown's graduation in January. The college recently created a touching video tribute to Mr. Brown and his companion.