October 30, 2014
When a Community College Transforms a City (Atlantic Monthly)
When David Harrison became president of Columbus State Community College (CSCC) in 2010, the central-Ohio region, though economically healthier than the rest of the state, was still reeling from the effects of the Great Recession.
Waubonsee STEM students tell success stories (Beacon News)
For Ruben Noceda, 53, of Montgomery, who lost his job in a corporate downsizing last year, the STEM Scholarship Program at Waubonsee Community College offers an opportunity to reboot his career.
Belleville resident named McKendree's Lincoln Laureate (Belleville News-Democrat)
Lindsay Hansard, an English and philosophy double major with a 4.0 grade point average, is McKendree University's 2014 Lincoln Laureate.
Hansard, who is from Belleville, will receive the Student Lincoln Academy Medallion on Nov. 1 at the Old State Capitol in Springfield, when the Lincoln Academy of Illinois recognizes outstanding college seniors for their excellence in curricular and extracurricular activities.
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