White House Summit: Campus live broadcast, discussion Tuesday, October 5th

On Tuesday October 5th Dr. Jill Biden will chair the first-ever White House Summit on Community Colleges.

Faculty, staff, alumni and friends of  Capital  Community College are welcome to participate in the national online event at the 950 Main Street campus in Room 401.

The open plenary session will begin at 12:15 p.m. and closing remarks at 3 p.m.   Following the closing remarks there will be a discussion about the issues raised at the summit.

For more information and a live video stream go to the White House.

President Obama asked Dr. Biden to convene this event to highlight the critical role that community colleges play in developing America’s workforce and reaching our educational goals.

The summit is an opportunity to bring together community colleges, business, philanthropy, federal and state policy leaders, and students to discuss how community colleges can help meet the job training and education needs of the nation’s evolving workforce, as well as the critical role these institutions play in achieving the President’s goal to lead the world with the highest proportion of college graduates by 2020.

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