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#cccommunity3: Grateful, Thankful & Wonderful
Blog November 25, 2020
Welcome to Interact’s grateful and second installment of #cccommunity3! This month highlights all the gratitude we have for community colleges.
November was huge. First, there were the elections! Then, we celebrated our veterans. And finally, a well-deserved break and day of thanks to wrap it up. So, check out this month’s highlights!
#cccommunity3 Grateful November Highlights
1. Community College Meets the White House
Election day comprised a lot of nail-biting and ballot counting. But, it was also a time when community colleges made headlines.
First, it was a celebration of Jill Biden. In addition to becoming First Lady, she will continue to teach English at community college:
And then, in the decisive swing-state of Pennsylvania, there is Community College of Beaver County. The school celebrated hosting yet another presidential candidate this November. So, it was an auspicious start to the month!
This month, community colleges rocked the national dialogue. In other words, the future of education is looking bright for 2021!
Food Break: Thanksgiving Recipes that Take the Cake
At South Texas College, Culinary Arts students made an entire Thanksgiving meal out of cake. From the roast pig down to the pumpkin pie, this was a feast to tickle the tastebuds and fool the eye!
Be sure to check out the article. On top of amazing pictures, there’s also an STC classic recipe for sweet potato pie with marshmallow frosting you won’t want to miss! In short: #nomnom
2. Grateful for Veterans
November also marked Veterans Day. Across the country, community colleges showed their thanks.
More Food! (Because Thanksgiving)
This famous doughnut-making master in Michigan got his sweet start at community college. Check out his drool-worthy story!
3. Grateful and Giving Back
‘Tis the season to show gratitude by also giving back. Community colleges are stepping up their support, keeping the fires burning brightly even during challenging times.
For instance, take Irvine Valley College, which gave 500+ meals to students and families in need:
Another example is Highline College in Des Moines, Washington. They received a $15,000 grant from a COVID-19 relief fund to distribute assistance to their students.
And on top of working tirelessly to support students, this Gateway Community & Technical College staff member also donated to those in need.
Community college + music video = jaw-dropping. From amazing dance moves to fresh lines, Coastline College’s newest anthem is sure to make you bop along. So be sure to hit the play button!
In conclusion, we are grateful. And we hope you are too! If you’re looking for more, check out Top 10 Stories of the Month: October 2020 Edition. That’s where you’ll find the most important community college news for last month.
Do you have a personal best you’d like to share? Then please send your good news to firstname.lastname@example.org for a chance to be featured in our next #cccommunity3!