Hudson Valley Community College Goes Global With International Expansion

U.S. two-year institutions are becoming increasingly global, and Hudson Valley Community College hopes to be at the vanguard. Instead of bringing international students to New York, HVCC is coming to them with planned campuses in Central America and the Caribbean.

Erasing the Community College Stigma

ACE’s Jon Turk argues that community colleges are the solution to many of the challenges we face around higher education affordability, access, and success. But how do we convince students and families of their value?

Reports Look at the Growth of Liberal Arts at Community Colleges

Reports: Humanities and Liberal Arts Education Across America’s Colleges: How Much Is There? Humanities and Liberal Arts Education at Community College: How It Affects Transfer and Four-Year College Outcomes Source: Community College Research Center A new report from the Community College Research Center (CCRC) found that enrollment in humanities courses at community colleges has increased… Read more »

Meeting the Funding Needs of Community Colleges

A new report by The Century Foundation discusses the true cost of community college education, current funding gaps, and the steps policymakers can take to overcome those gaps.

Cuyahoga Community College Brings Class on Wheels to Working Professionals

Cuyahoga Community College, also known as Tri-C, is increasing workers’ access to skills training throughout Northeast Ohio’s manufacturing sector by bringing a mobile classroom directly to the workplace.

How Delaying College Enrollment Affects Earnings

A new study by the Community College Research Center looked at the effect of delaying college enrollment, using data from the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth 1997.

Brookings Report Highlights Strategies to Improve Completion Rates at Community Colleges

A recent Brookings report takes aim at the structural and motivational barriers that inhibit persistence and completion among community college students.

Economic Value of International Students at U.S. Community Colleges

Data recently released by NAFSA: Association of International Educators shows that the nearly 100,000 international students attending U.S. community colleges contributed $2.4 billion to the economy and supported more than 14,000 jobs during the 2016-17 academic year.

Success of Part-Time Community College Students is Important, EAB Reports

EAB recently released a report that reveals the growing importance of the success part-time students who are attending community colleges.

New From NBER: Increasing Community College Completion Rates Among Low-Income Students

A recent report published by the National Bureau of Economic Research details the early results of a randomized controlled trial on the effectiveness of a comprehensive case management intervention designed to aid low-income community college students.

MDRC Report: The Power of Fully Supporting Community College Students

A recent report by MDRC reveals the impact of the Accelerated Study in Associate Programs (ASAP), a program developed by the City University of New York.

When Less Is More: Prioritizing Open Access

A recent report from the American Association of Community Colleges examines the impact of funding decisions based on institutional full-time equivalent (FTE) student calculations, a practice particularly disadvantageous for community colleges.