Community Colleges Are Engines of Economic Recovery
In a recently published article, a New York Times contributor illustrates how, with proper funding, two-year public colleges can retrain or upskill millions of people, writing, "Community colleges could bridge the gap, partnering with employers and innovators in the private sector to train workers for careers that meet local needs and pay middle-class wages."
National Adult Education Week: Free Equivalency Exam Classes
Displaced Worker? Community Colleges Offer Opportunities
Northampton Community College and Lehigh Carbon Community College. among other Pennsylvania community colleges, offer retraining programs for displaced workers, in partnership with the local Careerlink and Workforce Board Lehigh Valley. Tuition assistance is also available, based on eligibility.
PA Community Colleges Respond to COVID-19 as Situation Evolves
Happy (belated) Birthday to Sen. Jim Brewster, Sen. Christine Tartaglione, Rep. Jim Struzzi, Rep. Margo Davidson, Rep. Bob Matzie, Rep. Todd Stephens, Rep. Stephen Samuelson, and Rep. Tommy Sankey. May it be the best year yet!
Congratulations to Dr. Celeste Schwartz, Montgomery County Community College Vice President of Information Technology and Chief Digital Officer, onbeing appointed to the board of directors for EDUCAUSE, a leading association for information technology in higher education.