In A Crab Shell

With nearly half the undergraduate population of Maryland enrolled at 16 colleges, on 23 campuses and 1000+ locations,
it can be challenging to capture and share all that’s happening at Maryland’s community colleges.
However, In A Crab Shell is going to try.
Similar to the more well-known phrase in a nutshell, — In A Crab Shell will provide a concise, bi-weekly discussion
of issues important to higher education and the State of Maryland.

In A Crab Shell

Who’s Working Smart?

December 16, 2016
A 2-minute read on Maryland companies and organizations that are working smart with their local community colleges to train employees.

In A Crab Shell

What is Maryland WorkSmart?

December 2, 2016
A 2-minute read on Maryland WorkSmart – an innovative training partnership between MD Commerce and MD community colleges.

In A Crab Shell

Can We Afford NOT To…Invest in Maryland?

November 11, 2016
A 2-minute read on Maryland Invests – a model for providing more Marylanders with a postsecondary experience and advancing economic development.

In A Crab Shell

The Cost of Debt

October 28, 2016
A 2-minute read on the far-reaching effects of college debt on students and their families.

In A Crab Shell

Success! Early and Middle College

October 14, 2016
A 2-minute read on middle college and early college access programs at Maryland’s community colleges.

In A Crab Shell

Just Can’t Wait

September 30, 2016
A 2-minute read on dual enrollment programs at Maryland’s community colleges.