Research & Publications

With our mission in mind, CCBA proudly shares new baccalaureate research and publications with the goal of helping Community Colleges present accurate data.

The Community College landscape is continuously changing. This page is updated often to reflect new legislation, new curriculum developments, and most importantly, new resources which you and your team can use to push for the creation of workforce baccalaureate programs.

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An Educated Guest Podcast with Todd Zipper

This week on the An Educated Guest podcast, Todd Zipper, President of Wiley Education Services interviews CCBA President Dr. Angela Kersenbrock as they discuss the concept of family-sustaining careers and the impact that COVID-19 had on those without baccalaureate degrees. …

Community College Marketing MasterClass Podcast with Dr. Pam Cox-Otto

Creating New Opportunities: How Offering Bachelor’s Degrees Can Transform Students’ Lives. In this episode of the Community College Marketing MasterClass Podcast (produced by CCBA Corporate Partner Interact Communications), Dr. Pam Cox-Otto is joined by CCBA President Dr. Angela Kersenbrock to …

Catalytic Conversations Podcasts with Dr. Mark Milliron

On The Pathway To Possibility: A Conversation with the Community College Baccalaureate Association Join CCBA President Angela Kersenbrock and Dr. Mark Milliron of Civitas Learning as they discuss pathways to possibility via the community college baccalaureate degree. Dr. Angela Kersenbrock, …

Free Webinar Series: Community College Baccalaureate Expansion: A Panel Discussion What, Why and How

On Monday, September 27 at 2 pm (EST), join us for an interactive conversation to discuss what strategies each state employed to achieve legislative approval, why program expansion was considered important, how additional CCBs will address critical workforce needs and …

KEEPING AMERICA HEALTHY: OHIO JOINS STATES OFFERING BSNs AT COMMUNITY COLLEGES

With Commentary by Jack Hershey, President and CEO of the Ohio Association of Community Colleges and Dr. Cynthia E Spiers, President Rhodes State College According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of registered nurses will increase seven percent …

WEBINAR SERIES: CCBA Partners with ECMC Foundation to Promote Baccalaureate Pathways to Create a More Equitable Future

With support from ECMC Foundation, the Community College Baccalaureate Association and Bragg & Associates has embarked on an in-depth research journey to set the standard for community college baccalaureate (CCB) degree development and implementation by: 1.) identifying all CCB degree …

Texas HB 3348 Signed By Gov. Greg Abbott, Allows TX CC’s to Offer Baccalaureate Programs

Congratulations to Texas community colleges! Gov. Greg Abbott recently signed House Bill 3348 into law to allow public community colleges to offer up to five baccalaureate degree programs. The landmark bill will allow the state’s community colleges to enhance their …

Washington Passes Senate Bill 5401

Congratulations to the State of Washington for the recent passage of Senate Bill 5401 which allows the state’s community and technical colleges to offer computer science B.S. degrees. As noted by CCB Researcher Dr. Elizabeth Meza, “In testimony, the bill’s …

Minority and low-income students, employers to benefit from 4-year degrees from community colleges

When Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey signed the historic Senate Bill 1453 into law on May 4 he opened new opportunities for the state’s minority and low-income students and its workforce. But what does it really mean for students in the …