March 08, 2017 by 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
March 02, 2017 by Amber Nelson

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
February 22, 2017 by Amber Nelson

Living Lab brings new life to learning at Chaffey College

Program uses physical parts of campus to teach STEM hands-on Read More »

Get Focused…Stay Focused empowers students to define their own future
February 17, 2017 by Leah Grassini Moehle

Get Focused…Stay Focused empowers students to define their own future

Career readiness program brings focus to California millennials facing a challenging economy Read More »

Sacramento college combats racial and economic disparities through health care career pathways
February 14, 2017 by Amber Nelson

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
February 13, 2017 by Amber Nelson

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
February 09, 2017 by Amber Nelson

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
February 03, 2017 by Amber Nelson

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 »

Why the Middle Class Matters
January 25, 2017

Why the Middle Class Matters

The California Dream isn't sustainable unless we do more to lift the state's workforce into middle class jobs Read More »

California Community Colleges launch biomanufacturing bachelor degree program
January 25, 2017 by Amber Nelson

California Community Colleges launch biomanufacturing bachelor degree program

Two colleges worked together to offer a four-year biotechnology and biomanufacturing degree Read More »

VIDEO: Community Colleges aim to better prepare California millennials for today’s economy
January 17, 2017 by John Guenther

VIDEO: Community Colleges aim to better prepare California millennials for today’s economy

New chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley says students will need skills to make more career and job changes than previous generations Read More »

California Community Colleges rewarded for supporting budding entrepreneurs
January 12, 2017 by Amber Nelson

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
January 10, 2017 by Amber Nelson

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
January 06, 2017 by Amber Nelson

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
December 29, 2016 by Amber Nelson

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
December 22, 2016 by Amber Nelson

Northrop Grumman finds success collaborating with community colleges

Aerospace manufacturing manager talks about effort to boost SoCal regional workforce Read More »

New chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley shares vision for California Community Colleges
December 19, 2016 by Ed Coghlan

New chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley shares vision for California Community Colleges

Education leader talks about how the colleges can move more students into 21st century jobs Read More »

Day Two: Reinforcing California’s higher education system for the future critical to workforce pipeline
December 14, 2016 by Nadine Ono

Day Two: Reinforcing California’s higher education system for the future critical to workforce pipeline

California leaders at Summit sound alarm about low educational attainment and needed investment into higher education Read More »

Community College soft skills program scales to meet growing employer demand
December 08, 2016 by Amber Nelson

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 »

The One Million Worker Challenge: Where the Summit will go next after year of success
December 06, 2016 by Justin Ewers

The One Million Worker Challenge: Where the Summit will go next after year of success

Next steps in closing California's skills gap and addressing need for more graduates Read More »

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