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Graduates tossing caps into the air

Graduating from a community college is a great way to improve your career, but it has a bigger impact too. The more people graduate from community colleges, the better the economy does.  This means that declining community college enrollments across the country could be a serious economic issue. According to the Hechinger Report: “That’s a […]

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My name is Alana, I live in North Hollywood, and Calbright’s IT Support program gave me the opportunity I needed to get the job I always wanted. I moved from Hawaii to California before I could complete my bachelor’s degree, and, unfortunately, I didn’t have the financial resources to re-enroll and finish after my move.  […]

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According to a new report, the United States has less than half the cybersecurity workers it needs to keep up with demand. Companies of all kinds, along with government agencies, hospitals, schools, and nonprofits, all need the cybersecurity workforce to double in size in order to fill their job openings and stay protected in a […]

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California’s community college system is losing students. Attending community college can be a major step to economic mobility, but a 20% drop in enrollment during the pandemic means the system has fewer than 2 million students for the first time in over 30 years. That is likely terrible news for the future of California’s economy. […]

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Ajita Talwalker Menon, Calbright President and CEO, speaking at ACE2022

Ajita Talwalker Menon, Calbright’s President and CEO, joined the closing plenary at ACE2022, the American Council on Education’s annual gathering of leaders in higher education. Alongside her were Eloy Ortiz Oakley, Chancellor of the California Community Colleges system, Scott D. Pulsipher, President of Western Governors University, and moderator Mary A. Papazian, former President at San […]

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Celebrate with us! This week Calbright hit a major milestone, having over 1,000 actively enrolled students for the first time.   Calbright’s been open for less than three years, and this is unusually fast enrollment growth for a new college. But then, Calbright isn’t an ordinary college. We’re a pioneering concept in adult education: we’re publicly […]

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