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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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Dec 06, 2018

PA Commission for Community Colleges Welcomes New Communications Director HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania Commission for Community Colleges President & CEO Elizabeth Bolden today announced that Carolyn Simpson has joined the Commission as Director of Communications. In this role, Simpson will help advance the interests of Pennsylvania’s 14 community colleges and advocate for the Commonwealth’s community colleges […]

Dec 06, 2018

Statement on Closure of Brightwood Career Institute “All Pennsylvania community colleges are ready to assist students whose education is unfortunately disrupted by such closures,” said Elizabeth A. Bolden, President & CEO for the Pennsylvania Commission for Community Colleges. “Community colleges are committed to increasing access to quality, affordable higher education in Pennsylvania.”