Category Archives: Two-Year Colleges: General Issues

How Black and Indigenous people and people of color can best care for their mental health in the face of racism

by Linnie S. Carter, Ph.D., APR – HACC, Central Pennsylvania’s Community College – Harrisburg, PA
Effectively navigating and addressing bigotry, racism and white supremacy can be exhausting and traumatic. So here, I want to talk about the mental health of Black and Indigenous people and people of color.


How One College Decided to Focus on Its First-Gen Students

by Jennifer R. Young – SouthWestern State College – Fort Meyers, FL
College is complicated. Bursar. Registrar. FAFSA. Prerequisites. Credit hours. The jargon alone is difficult to understand. Then add in admission requirements, enrollment processes and financial aid forms, and applying to college can be overwhelming to anybody.