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CCCS TOP CLIPS: June 8, 2017

Colorado Community College System Top Clips

Today’s Colorado Community College Tweets & Facebook Posts
Today’s Colorado Career & Technical Student Organization Tweets & Facebook Posts

TOP HEADLINES
Historian with Community College of Aurora Describes World War II’s D-Day–June 6, 1944

9News (NBC), KUSA, Denver

Mother creates PPCC Foundation scholarship to help recovering drug addicts
KRDO ABC 13 Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs mom starts scholarship after losing daughter to heroin addiction
KRDO ABC 13 Colorado Springs (related to PPCC Foundation)

TV CLIP:  Arapahoe Community College outsmarts judges on TV’s Jeopardy
KDVR, FOX 31, Denver

New program at Red Rocks Community College focuses on people passionate about nonprofits
9NEWS.com

Virtual dissection table allows the human cadaver experience
Fort Morgan Times (MCC related)

Red Rocks Community College provides a fun reboot on Fresh Check Day
Denver Post Your Hub

Red Rocks Community College Presents “Reflections” Quilt Exhibit
Denver Post Your Hub

Digital Badges Are Gaining Traction
mfeldstein.com (CCCS related)

Badge Breakthroughs
University Business (CCCS related)

American Legion Auxiliary Post 20 sending 3 to civic program
Sterling Journal Advocate (related to math competition at NJC)

Conservation district scholarships
La Junta Tribune Democrat (recipient headed to PCC)

College for Kids begins June 16 
Trinidad Chronicle News (TSJC related)

LCC’s Beta Eta Gamma named a 2017 REACH Chapter
Lamar Ledger

Fremont County students head back to class with SPLASh program
Canon City Daily Record (PCC related)

Meeker High School graduates 54 in Class of 2017 with nine valedictorians
Rio Blanco Herald Times (CNCC concurrent enrollment related)

Three Fort Morgan delegates at Boys State
Fort Morgan Times (MCC concurrent enrollment related)

MCC faculty exhibit “hidden” talents
Fort Morgan Times (MCC related)

Sanger family receives 2017 Pride in Association award
South Platte Sentinel (NJC related)

Fire truck enthusiasts prepare for muster
Littleton Independent (ACC related)

WHAT’S HAPPENING: Fire Muster at Arapahoe Community College
The Villager

G&M supports local FFA contest
Sterling Journal Advocate (NJC related)

Thumbs up and thumbs down, June 6
Fort Collins Coloradoan (recognizes FRCC for career fair participation)

Otero Junior College’s Mason Mardesich to compete at College Nationals Rodeo
La Junta Tribune Democrat

HIGHER EDUCATION RELATED
The Top 5 Disruptive Technologies in Higher Ed
eCampus News

It Would Take an Additional $34 Billion a Year to Make College Affordable
Money Magazine

Higher Education Seeks Answers to Leaner Years
The New York Times

Trump Will Push Apprenticeships, Using Accreditation and Student Aid
The Chronicle of Higher Education

Emphasis On Apprenticeships
Community College Daily

Report: A Federal-State Partnership for True College Affordability
State Higher Education Executive Officers Association

Opinion: Our College Students Are Changing. Why Aren’t Our Higher Education Policies?
The Washington Post