Community Colleges: Helping Students through the Pandemic
"Community colleges have long been innovators and leaders in serving students holistically. The pandemic accelerated higher education’s efforts to support students’ basic needs, like food, housing, technology and general well-being. But community colleges had already been modeling how to do this work for years," writesMichelle Dimino in a recent submission to The Hechinger Report.
Nursing Students Help Non-Profit that Covers Part of Medical Costs
CDL Program Offered to Meet Growing Demand for Truck Drivers
The Community College of Allegheny County is offering a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) program to help meet the growing demand for truck drivers. The course will be offered in December at the Boyce campus and at the Washington County Center in January. Each program will run for eight weeks, with classes meeting Monday through Friday.
PA Community Colleges Respond to COVID-19 as Situation Evolves
Happy (belated) Birthday to Rep. Jonathan Fritz and Rep. Summer Lee. May you both enjoy a happy, healthy year!
In a recent submission to The Tribune-Democrat, Pennsylvania Highlands Community College President Steve Nunez reflects that it would be, "...simple, even easy, to write a column that focuses on the negatives of this year. But at this time of Thanksgiving, I think it’s important to show thanks and appreciation for what we have."