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AACC students’ cyber success underscores colleges’ training role

Anne Arundel Community College students’ success in a national cybersecurity competition has underscored the importance of Maryland’s community colleges in developing the workforce for the  industry. The college performed among the best schools in the nation in the first phase ...

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Md. community college affordability discussions start again in legislature

Several measures will be considered in the state legislature this year as Maryland attempts to catch up to other states that have committed millions of dollars for students to attend community college on free or reduced tuition. Educators and legislators ...

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Md. community colleges increasingly focused on updating skills

Years ago, community colleges were mainly seen as a stepping stone to four-year universities. While they still provide those resources for students today, these higher education institutions also have become a vital training resource for people looking to upgrade their ...

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Bills filed to advance debate over Md. community college cost

A state delegate from Baltimore city will take another swing at eliminating tuition costs for many students at Maryland community colleges when lawmakers convene in Annapolis next month. Democrat Keith E. Haynes has pre-filed a bill in the General Assembly ...

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Training, new buildings, testing among top education issues for General Assembly

When the Maryland General Assembly convenes in Annapolis next month, universities and community colleges will support ongoing efforts to develop the economy and make the state more business-friendly – such as by helping expand the workforce through continuing education.

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Hagerstown Community College sees enrollment spike

HAGERSTOWN — Hagerstown Community College has jumped ahead of all other community colleges in Maryland in enrollment growth. The Maryland Higher Education Commission says enrollment at HCC grew by 6.8 percent this fall. That’s the highest-percentage increase in the state. ...

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