community-college

COMMENTARY

With budget season approaching, Wolf, lawmakers must fully fund Pa.’s community colleges | Opinion

BY: - January 26, 2021

For community colleges, who we educate is almost as important as what we teach. We are essential to our communities.

Kenney to offer plan to make Community of College of Philly tuition-free for qualifying students

BY: - March 5, 2020

The program targets the role played by poverty in preventing city residents from pursuing a college education.

Waiting Game: With state Board of Ed meeting looming, Erie County’s community college debate may soon be over

BY: - March 3, 2020

The Pa. State Board of Education meets March 18 in Erie -- and win or lose, Erie County officials may finally have a long-awaited answer.

COMMENTARY

This is what happens when community college is made free | Opinion

BY: - January 9, 2020

Free community college increases the number of people graduating with associate degrees, but it would also likely decrease the number of people completing bachelor’s degrees.

Higher education shouldn’t be a ‘luxury’: Pa. community college advocates rally for more state funding

BY: - April 9, 2019

When Andrew Helmer looks at Pennsylvania’s 14 public community colleges, he sees more than just campuses. He sees “reservoirs of knowledge.” “I know what community colleges do to train our employees of the future,” Helmer, the vice-president of human resources at Hershey Entertainment & Resorts, said Tuesday. He joined dozens of students, business leaders, and […]