Advocacy & Funding

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    A Better Way to Pay for Free College?
    By Corey Murray
    May 15, 2014

    Fundraising program raises money for at-risk students to attend community college for free.

  • A chance to MOVE up
    By AACC 21st Century Center Staff
    July 3, 2018

    Getting people to relocate to Wichita for job training and employment may get easier thanks to a new program.

  • Advancing technician education through mentoring
    By AACC 21st Century Center Staff
    April 30, 2019

    MentorLinks offers colleges a helping hand.

  • Advocating for Tech Ed on the Hill
    By Dennis Pierce
    June 8, 2016

    Lanier Tech President Ray Perren recently spoke to Congress about the need for workforce development in manufacturing.

  • Advocating for year-round Pell Grants
    By Jim Hermes
    July 26, 2016

    Congress has adjourned for its summer recess, which means that most representatives will be in their home districts. Take advantage of this opportunity to meet with your representatives and advocate for key priorities, including the reinstatement of year-round Pell Grants in the final FY 2017 appropriations legislation.

  • Each year, over 300 NCC alumni and their families enjoy a night at the ballpark as one of the alumni association’s annual events.
    Alumni-Relations Programs Take a New Turn
    By Sonya Stinson
    December 3, 2015

    At one college, a shift from fundraising to boosting engagement is expected to keep more former students involved.