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Columbus State Community College pares back staff to close budget gap

Higher Ed Dive

The Ohio community college faces a reported $6.8 million deficit and has cut 14 positions as it realigns resources.

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A Growing Number of Community Colleges Are Building HBCU Pipelines

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A Growing Number of Community Colleges Are Building HBCU Pipelines Sara Weissman Mon, 05/20/2024 - 03:00 AM Washtenaw Community College and other institutions are working with historically Black colleges and universities to help their students transfer, particularly in states without HBCUs.

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Embattled Eastern Gateway Community College to Close

Inside Higher Ed

Eastern Gateway Community College, a long-struggling Ohio institution, will close this fall after battling financial woes for over a year. The university’s board of trustees approved a plan on Wednesday to shutter the college on Oct. Courses will be held through the summer, with a graduation in August.

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Eastern Gateway Community College to close Oct. 31

Higher Ed Dive

The beleaguered Ohio institution faced financial challenges in recent years, spurred by a legal battle with the U.S. Department of Education.

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Study: Community College Housing Program Produced Better Life Outcomes

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Education Northwest, an Oregon-based nonprofit organization promoting education for all, unveiled the results on Tuesday of a first-of-its kind, nine-year study of the partnership between Tacoma Community College (TCC) and the Tacoma Housing Authority (THA), called the College Housing Assistance Program (CHAP).

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Report: Increasing Numbers of Community Colleges are Offering Bachelor's Degrees

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

More community colleges in the U.S. are beginning to offer bachelor's degrees in addition to their usual offerings, and many of them serve minority populations, according to a recent report from The Community College Baccalaureate Association (CCBA) and higher ed consulting firm Bragg & Associates Inc.

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A New Push to Get Community College Students to the Polls

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A New Push to Get Community College Students to the Polls Sara Weissman Mon, 05/13/2024 - 03:00 AM Students at two-year colleges consistently vote at lower rates than their four-year peers. A new coalition of companies and organizations wants to change that. Byline(s) Sara Weissman