How to Improve Community Colleges
Occupy HCC is a new group doing important work at Holyoke Community College, and in coalition with other community colleges and members of the greater Holyoke community. Please read about their activities in their newsletter, and feel free to contact them at firstname.lastname@example.org, especially if you are at another community college.
What Do We Want?
This op ed, written by PHENOM Vice President Max Page after extensive discussions within PHENOM and with our allies, appeared in the Boston Globe March 14, 2012.
Videos of Public Higher Ed Advocacy Day 3-8-12
Well, of course we want high quality, well-staffed, affordable public higher education accessible to all and free in the long run. But right now, here’s what we are asking the Legislature to include in the FY 2013budget, and why. PHENOM urges campus groups to organize students and others to call or write their legislators to […]
Media Coverage of 3-8-12 Advocacy Day
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=endscreen&NR=1&v=eG5ocFD1p_4 , produced by Bristol CCTV, includes the inspiring short speeches given by Charles Desmond, Chair of the Board of Higher Education, Angel Donohue-Rodriguez, student, Salem State University, Tom Sannicandro, House Co-Chair, Higher Education Committee, Michael Moore, Senate Co-Chair, Higher Education Committee, Richard Freeland, Commissioner of Higher Education, Nicole Collins, Student Government President, Bristol Community College, […]
Day of Advocacy Exceeds All Expectations
http://www.metrowestdailynews.com/news/x1957363860/Students-faculty-rally-for-less-expensive-college-experience Metro West, also ran in Milford Daily News “A boisterous crowd of nearly a thousand students and faculty members gathered at the State House yesterday to lobby lawmakers for a better education at a lower cost. …” Channel 22 http://www.wwlp.com/dpp/news/politics/students-concerned-about-college-cost (Includes a 2 minute video) “Students and professors from community colleges, state and […]
We ran out of packets. We ran out of lunches. But we certainly didn’t run out of passion or energy! Over 500 students, staff and faculty from almost every one of the public campuses came to the State House on March 8 with a simple powerful message: Public Higher Education is critical to the residents […]