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Media requests for interviews or other information should be directed to Carolyn Simpson,
Director of Communications csimpson@pacommunitycolleges.org or (717) 232-7584.

June 2019

Comcast Newsmakers Talks Workforce Development with Commission

May 2019

Pennsylvania Community Colleges to Offer 70 New Programs for the 2019-20 Academic Year

Pennsylvania Commission for Community Colleges Announces Prestigious Two-Year Executive Committee Appointments

Veteran Finds Job Training at Community College

Penn Highlands Graduate Plans to Continue her Educational Journey

April 2019

Pennsylvania Community College Leaders and Students Advocate for Increased Funding at Capitol

Pennsylvania Community College Students Recognized for Academic Achievements at Harrisburg Awards Banquet

March 2019

Distance Education Grant Makes Online Degrees & Certificates More Affordable

Q&A with Rep. James R. Roebuck Jr., Minority Chair of the House Education Committee

With Help from the KEYS Program, Single Mother Finds Success at Community College

Q&A with Rep. Marcia Hahn, Community College Caucus Co-Chair

February 2019

Single Mother of Three Received Help at Delaware County Community College

Statement on the passing of Ray Steffler

PA Community College Leaders Express Disappointment over Proposed Funding

January 2019

Statement on PA State System of Higher Education Chancellor


December 2018

Statement on Gov. Wolf’s New Budget Secretary

PA Commission for Community Colleges Welcomes New Communications Director

Statement on Closure of Brightwood Career Institute

November 2018

Statement on Passing of Dr. Jerry Parker 

June 2018

PACCC OpEd: Wolf, Lawmakers need to invest in community colleges this budget season 

April 2018

PA Community College Advocates Rally at State Capitol for Funding Increase

All-PA Academic Transfer Team Recognized at Awards Banquet in Harrisburg

February 2018

Dr. Stephanie Shanblatt appears before House Appropriations Committee

2018 PACCC State Budget Press Release


2017

PA Commission for Community Colleges Board Elects Executive Committee

Community College Supporters Hold 2017 Lobby Day

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


2016

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

PA Community College Supporters Gather at Capitol for Annual Lobby Day

PA Community Colleges, State System Universities Sign Statewide ‘Reverse Transfer’ Agreement

PA Commission for Community Colleges testifies before House Appropriations Committee

Pennsylvania’s Community Colleges Applaud Proposed Increase in College Funding


2015

Pennsylvania Community Colleges Celebrate Community College Completion Challenge Week at Capitol

PA Community College Advocates Converge on Capitol for Annual Lobby Day

PA Community Colleges Honor Exceptional Students 

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

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


2014

Resources, Opportunities for Veterans Abound at Pennsylvania’s Community Colleges

Pennsylvania’s Community Colleges Crucial to State’s Manufacturing Industry

Community Colleges in Northeastern Pennsylvania Receive $10 Million Grant to Provide Training in High Priority Jobs

LTE: PA’s 14 Community Colleges Offer Accessible, Flexible, and Affordable Higher Education

WITF Smart Talk: PA’s Community Colleges