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Welcome to the PA Commission for Community Colleges

Community colleges are playing an increasingly important role in educating and training current and future generations of workers, in addition to providing affordable and responsive higher education to hundreds of thousands of Pennsylvanians every year. The Pennsylvania Commission for Community Colleges advocates on behalf of the colleges and provides leadership and guidance on their collective interests.

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Nov 01, 2019

Luzerne County Community College has seen 20 percent growth in its dual enrollment program since the 2015-16 academic year, and many of these students are returning after high school graduation to earn a degree or certificate at the college. Dual enrollment allows high school students to enroll at a local community college and receive college […]

Oct 18, 2019

Responses provided by Sen. Jay Costa’s Office Q: Why is higher education in Pennsylvania important to you? A: I know firsthand that a post-secondary education can empower individuals. As a graduate of Community College of Allegheny County (A.S. 1977), and Indiana University of Pennsylvania (B.A. 1979), and a Juris Doctorate from Duquesne University (1989) I […]