MACC in the News

2021

Students, administrators react to delay on Biden’s affordable college plan
WBAL-TV 11 – October 21, 2021

More community colleges are mandating Coronavirus vaccination
Washington Post – October 4, 2021

The Pandemic Inspired Passage of Unionization Bills, But Vetoes Mean Fight Continues
Maryland Matters – June 18, 2021

Community Colleges Host First Virtual Student Advocacy Day
Conduit Street – February 9, 2021

2020

The state must do more to fund community colleges
Baltimore Sun, Reader Commentary – December 9, 2020

What Community Colleges Won and Lost on Nov. 3
Inside Higher Ed – November 6, 2020

Podcast: Capitalizing on Our Community Colleges
Conduit Street Podcast – October 30, 2020

Opinion: Now Is the Worst Time to Shortchange Community Colleges
Maryland Matters – June 20, 2020

2019

Maryland’s free community college initiative gets off to a slow start
Washington Post – September 1, 2019

Community Colleges Shine Bright on Student Advocacy Day
Conduit Street – March 9, 2019

2018

Maryland Approves Free Community College
WBOC-TV 16 – May 8, 2018

Maryland governor signs off on free community college bill
Fox 5 DC-WTTG – May 8, 2018

Hogan Signs Landmark Community College Promise Scholarship Legislation
Conduit Street – May 8, 2018

Free Tuition at Community College Bill Awaits Governor’s Signature
Maryland Matters – May 8, 2018

Maryland Moves on Free Community College
Inside Higher Ed – May 8, 2018

Our say: Community college scholarship program worth trying
Capital Gazette, Editorial – May 7, 2018

Hogan to sign bill to make college tuition-free to some
WMAR 2 News Baltimore – May 7, 2018

Maryland gov to sign bill granting free tuition to thousands of community college students
The Hill – May 6, 2018

Maryland to offer free tuition at community colleges
WTOP (AP) – May 6, 2018

Maryland Governor plans to sign free community college bill into law
Washington Post – May 4, 2018

Scholarship bill could relieve financial stress for AACC students
Capitol Gazette – May 3, 2018

Maryland finally recognizes the value of community colleges
The Baltimore Sun, Letter to the Editor – April 24,2018

Free’ college is actually a good deal for Maryland 
The Baltimore Sun, Letter to the Editor – April 23, 2018

Some Maryland students could receive up to $5,000 for community college
The Diamondback – April 23, 2018

Hagerstown Community College trustees approve salary increase, look to next year
Herald-Mail Media – April 17, 2018

Maryland General Assembly Signs Bill to Potentially Make Community College Free
The Bottom Line – April 15, 2018

Maryland proposal for free community college follows national trend. But results aren’t clear.
The Baltimore Sun – April 14, 2018

Maryland Makes Money Moves
College Media Network – April 12, 2018

Thousands of Maryland community college students could get free tuition under last-minute bill
The Baltimore Sun – April 10, 2018

Md. lawmakers OK Promise scholarships
CC Daily – April 10, 2018

The Fastest-Growing Policy Idea to Produce Qualified Workers? Free Tuition
Conduit Street – March 28, 2018

Why Not Free Community Colleges?
Political Maryland – March 26, 2018

State isn’t keeping its promises, officials say
The Campus Current – March 1, 2018

Delegates McKay, Wivell seek Maryland House committee support for bills
Herald Mail-Media – February 20, 2018

Free tuition proposed for MD community college students
Fox 45 News – February 7, 2018

Committee hears proposals for community college tuition aid
The Frederick News-Post – February 7, 2018

2017

Letter to the Editor: More on community college ‘Promise’ programs
Maryland Matters
– November 4,2017

A new tuition category in Maryland
CC Daily – June 19, 2017

Team Maryland Works to Expand Affordable College Education Opportunities for Maryland Families
Chris Van Hollen United States Senator for Maryland – May 3, 2017

Senate President Miller Speaks at MD Community College Student Advocacy Day
Maryland Senate Democrats newsletter  – February 8, 2017

Van Hollen to speak at Maryland Association of Community Colleges luncheon
Afro – January 20, 2017

2016

Maryland community colleges will partner with businesses to reshape workforce training
The Baltimore Sun – November 16, 2016

Why community colleges are perfect for many Maryland students
Chesapeake Family – November 2, 2016

Maryland Association of Community Colleges receives new member
The Journal – July 24, 2016

Dual Enrollment with High Schools and Community Colleges in Maryland Grow in Popularity
The Chestertown Spy – May 13, 2016

Growing number of Maryland high school students earning college course credit
Frederick News Post – May 12, 2016

Community college students fight against tuition hikes
Capital Gazette – February 11, 2016

Community Colleges Make Requests To General Assembly
WFMD Free Talk 930 – February 11, 2016

Maryland lawmakers push for free community college
Washington Times – January 26, 2016

2015

New Funding for Needy Community College Students in 2016 Legislative Proposal
Conduit Street – December 22, 2015

Early College Programs are Abundant [Op-Ed]
Baltimore Sun – September 13, 2015

State Leaders Share Achievements, Aspirations for Apprenticeships in Maryland
Conduit Street – August 19, 2015

Dual Enrollment Spikes In Maryland
CC Daily – August 4, 2015

Skills to Compete: How Our Schools Are Strengthening Maryland’s Future Workforce
Conduit Street – July 7, 2015

Helping Community College Students Helps Maryland [Opinion]
Baltimore Sun – June 13, 2015

Community colleges are attractive choice for high school graduates [Commentary]
Baltimore Sun – June 10, 2015

Postsecondary Education: A Necessity in the 21st Century
Counselor News – p. 7 – Spring Edition 2015

Fireside Chats with Fred – Dr. Bernard J. Sadusky interview 
Queen Anne’s County TV – (QACTV) – February 2015

MACC Briefs the Senate Education Committee
Conduit Street – January 21, 2015