From Homelessness to Recovery: One Alumnus Shares his Journey
Two-and-a-half years ago, Kevin McCloud was at the lowest point of his life: homeless, penniless, unemployed and battling addiction. Today, thanks in part to education from Northampton Community College, the 55-year-old works as a certified recovery specialist at Change on Main in Northampton Borough.
Dual Enrollment Offers High School Students a Start on College
When 18-year-old Muhlenberg High School senior Brooke Elizabeth Weister starts college this fall she'll already have a semester of college credits in-hand. A few she earned through taking Advanced Placement exams last year, but most are from her participation in a dual enrollment program at Reading Area Community College.
PA Community Colleges Respond to COVID-19 as Situation Evolves
"For many, the flexibility and affordability of community college makes higher education attainable. Whether the person is training to enter the workforce or building the basis for further education, community colleges meet a critical need in our Commonwealth," said Sen. Mensch.
Birthdays & Milestones
Happy (belated) Birthday to Sen. Sharif Street, Rep. Josh Kail, Rep. Bob Brooks, Rep. Manuel Guzman, and Rep. Jason Dawkins. May you enjoy a happy and healthy year!
The Centurion, the student newspaper of Bucks County Community College (Bucks), recently penned a farewell to Dr. Stephanie Shanblatt, who has been President of Bucks for nine years and plans to retire in June 2021.