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Focus on: Lehigh Carbon Community College

Each month, the Commission highlights one of Pennsylvania’s 14 public community colleges. This month, we share information about Lehigh Carbon Community College.

Pennsylvania’s Community Colleges React to Governor’s Budget Announcement

Pennsylvania’s Community Colleges React to Governor’s Budget Announcement  HARRISBURG— Leaders of Pennsylvania’s 14 public community colleges are concerned of the impact that level funding proposed by Governor Wolf in his 2017-18 budget will have on their schools and communities.  The community colleges enrolled nearly 327,000 students last year in both credit and non-credit classes, and […]

Pennsylvania’s Community Colleges Reach Out to Students of Shuttered Schools

Pennsylvania’s Community Colleges Reach Out to Students of Shuttered Schools HARRISBURG— Many of Pennsylvania’s 14 public community colleges are reaching out to students whose for-profit colleges recently closed their doors.  Since late August, three for-profit colleges with 13 campuses in the state– Cambria-Rowe Business College, DuBois Business College, and ITT Technical Institute, have closed. Pennsylvania […]

Pennsylvania Community Colleges Celebrate Community College Completion Challenge Week at Capitol

Pennsylvania’s Community College Caucus, together with the Pennsylvania Commission for Community Colleges, held a joint press conference at the state Capitol building today to celebrate Pennsylvania’s first-ever “Pennsylvania Community College Completion Challenge (PAC4) Week,” observed from October 19-23, 2015.

PA Community College Completion Challenge Week

Join the Pennsylvania Commission for Community Colleges and Phi Theta Kappa Middle States Region in programming Pennsylvania’s first annual statewide Community College Completion Challenge Week-October 19-23, 2015

Programming a series of events and activities on your campus, your Phi Theta Kappa Chapter would make this program its own while similar events are occurring simultaneously at other community colleges across the state.

PA Business-Education Partnership 3rd Annual Summit

PA Business-Education Partnership 3rd Annual Summit Thursday June 11, 2015 Crowne Plaza Hotel Harrisburg Visit http://pabusinesseducationpartnership.com/events/ for more information.

PA Community College Advocates Converge on Capitol for Annual Lobby Day

Hundreds of students, trustees, faculty and staff from Pennsylvania’s 14 community colleges joined together at the Capitol today to advocate an adequate funding level in the upcoming FY 15-16 budget as part of the Pennsylvania Commission for Community Colleges’ annual Lobby Day.

PA Community Colleges Honor Exceptional Students

The Pennsylvania Commission for Community Colleges honored the 21st Annual All-Pennsylvania Academic Team at an awards banquet on Monday, April 13 in Harrisburg. The awards recognize an exceptional group of community college students who have achieved excellence and demonstrated a commitment to their colleges and communities.

PA Commission for Community Colleges Annual Meeting

Annual Meeting 2015 April 13-14 April 13: Harrisburg Hilton April 14: Lobby Day at the Capitol Contact the Commission for more information.

PA Commission for Community Colleges’ FY 15-16 Budget Testimony (Senate)

March 19, 2015 Testimony Senate Appropriations Committee FY 15-16 Community College Appropriations   Elizabeth A. Bolden, President & CEO, PA Commission for Community Colleges Dr. Nick Neupauer, President, Butler County Community College and Chair of the Board, PA Commission for Community Colleges Dr. Ann Bieber, President, Lehigh Carbon Community College Good afternoon Chairman Browne, Chairman […]