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in Business, Jobs, Workforce Development

When a bachelor’s degree is no longer required

We at CCBC are quite aware that when we emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic we cannot be the college we were two years ago.  Many business and industry partners as well as Maryland’s Governor Hogan have already implemented policies to eliminate the four-year degree requirement for thousands of jobs.  The new policy acknowledges that many potential employees may have obtained…

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in Programs, Students, Workforce Development

Training our nation’s truckers

Once again, CCBC was in the national spotlight as Nora O’Donnell of CBS Evening News was filmed learning how to double clutch a 16-wheeler commercial truck at CCBC’s TradePoint Atlantic Transportation Center. There is a national shortage of truck drivers and a limited number of places where individuals can be trained. CCBC is one of 140 publicly funded schools nationwide…

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in Community, Global Education, Partners, Scholarships

Fundraising victory: Successful end of New Beginnings Campaign

As president, I can’t help but think CCBC likes to do things bigger and better, but this time, I think we even surprised ourselves. In 2010, CCBC embarked upon a capital campaign with an ambitious goal of raising $42 million. With community colleges not known for strong fundraising programs, everyone thought it was lofty goal, but I’m a proponent of…

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