College Insights · Article

Watch Now—Community College: An Equitable Solution for Our Future Workforce Webinar

December 17, 2021

The latest webinar in our signature COLLEGE 2030 series on the future of higher education, Community College: An Equitable Solution for Our Future Workforce , is now available on demand.

The roundtable discussion covered a range of pressing topics such as retention, equitable access and workforce readiness. Expert panelists shared perspectives and specific examples of how their institutions are evolving to serve their students and communities, including:

  • Addressing student challenges and overall wellbeing
    How each institution is creating and connecting students with wraparound services to help meet the full spectrum of their needs, in school and in life.
  • Overcoming barriers to student access and success
    The ways equitable and inclusive access programs for course materials have leveled the playing field for students, contributing to increases in student retention and improved outcomes at HCC and OCC.  
  • Supporting students and employers in the job market
    New degree options, programs and approaches that each institution is implementing to connect students with the jobs they seek and employers with the workforce they need.

The in-depth conversation yielded insights and ideas relevant to community colleges – and other two- and four-year institutions – across the nation. Click here to watch a recording of the roundtable.

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