Latino community college presidents cautiously optimistic about enrollment

Latino community college presidents cautiously optimistic about enrollment

[ad_1] As students head back to school for the fall, administrators at Hispanic-serving community colleges across the nation say they are more optimistic about student enrollment numbers, particularly compared to last year, at the height of the pandemic. “We’re showing right now that we’re about 13 percent ahead of last fall, and I’m real pleased … Read more

US community colleges see ‘chilling’ decline in enrollment during pandemic | US universities

[ad_1] David Ramirez, a student at Pasadena City College in Pasadena, California, struggled with balancing work and classes during the pandemic. Ramirez, who works at Starbucks, worked at least 30 hours a week in addition to his classes. He wasn’t alone. The number of students enrolled in community colleges – local educational establishments that offer … Read more

‘An afterthought’: why do specs companies ignore the black community? | Fashion

[ad_1] The women behind the first company to make glasses specifically for black faces says the eyewear industry treats the black community as an “afterthought”. Kimeze was launched by sisters Clare and Christina Kimeze in London last month after being frustrated with the lack of glasses that properly fit the faces of members of the … Read more

Raw sewage polluted this Black community. Now residents are fighting back.

Raw sewage polluted this Black community. Now residents are fighting back.

[ad_1] The residents’ lawsuit, which was filed in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois, contends that the sewage system has long been failing; has “severe inflow and infiltration problems”; suffers from malfunctioning lift stations — pumps designed to move sewage through the system; and leaking manholes that allow sewage to discharge. … Read more