Community colleges transform lives and communities. That’s why governors and mayors, along with business and community leaders, are investing in our nation's community colleges. Across the nation, states and cities, Republicans and Democrats, are embracing proposals to provide two-years of free community college for responsible students. This movement is historic, echoing the drive of the early 20th century, when a high school education became free and universal. This is a pivotal moment. Read more about why there's a rising movement to invest in community colleges.
In a three-part series, The New York Times profiled LaGuardia Community College students, faculty and community supporters. Read about LaGuardia in The New York Times.
Dr. Gail O. Mellow is frequently sought as a commentator on community colleges and the changing landscape of American higher education. View recent media appearances.
Community colleges provide an accessible and affordable high-quality education, creating greater equity and growing the middle class. See what we at LaGuardia are thinking about right now.