Amber Nelson


San Diego community college gives biomanufacturing student a competitive edge
Student earning certificate at San Diego Miramar College lands lab job over four-year degree candidates Read More

Cybersecurity competition aims to launch tech career for California students
California Community Colleges participate in CyberPatriot program to spur student interest in growing field Read More

Living Lab brings new life to learning at Chaffey College
Program uses physical parts of campus to teach STEM hands-on Read More

Sacramento college combats racial and economic disparities through health care career pathways
Program boosted diversity and success rate of allied health care training programs Read More

Grant program lights spark in Bay Area students to learn art of welding
Career tech education funding brings hands-on training to welding workforce needed by local companies Read More

Bay Area community colleges build program for needed quality control inspectors
Manufacturers and other companies in the region need 400 inspectors every year Read More

Striving to be a “servant-leader,” head of Victor Valley College takes on last great challenge
Dr. Roger Wagner: Community colleges are "go-to" organization for closing skills gaps Read More

California Community Colleges launch biomanufacturing bachelor degree program
Two colleges worked together to offer a four-year biotechnology and biomanufacturing degree Read More

California Community Colleges rewarded for supporting budding entrepreneurs
Efforts to promote entrepreneurs and small business in California earned national recognition Read More

Community Colleges and Inland Empire manufacturers build training center to close skills gap
Collaboration helps train more skilled workers to meet local demand as older workers retire and technology changes Read More

College creates career center dedicated to helping career technical education students
CTE students sometimes can require support and career help different from students on traditional transfer pathways Read More

Specialty nurse shortage prompts program promoting “high fidelity” training
Data shows a need for more than 6,000 newly qualified nurses in Southern California alone. Read More

Northrop Grumman finds success collaborating with community colleges
Aerospace manufacturing manager talks about effort to boost SoCal regional workforce Read More

Community College soft skills program scales to meet growing employer demand
Soft skills like communication can make a big difference to students looking to land jobs, even in technical fields Read More

California students can see sizable pay increase after earning health care certifications
New report shows finishing California Community Colleges health care programs can pay off for students significantly Read More

“Made to Order” aerospace workforce built by collaboration of community, college and industry
Southern California manufacturing giant working with local college and community to close regional skills gaps. Read More

California’s energy goals will require more advanced energy workers to fill gaps
California Community Colleges partner with private sector to train a workforce needed for state's ambitious clean energy plan Read More

California Community Colleges aim to instill entrepreneurial mindset to next generation
Programs intro students to entrepreneurial thinking to solve problems at school, work and in their lives Read More