CHCP was featured this week in DIVERSE ISSUES in Higher Education for its partnership with The Alamo Colleges District, to meet the regional shortage of medical assistants, in the San Antonio Region. The article describes why CHCP and Alamo Colleges partnered and helped all ten students in the pilot program graduate and receive job offers.
The article notes that the collaboration could be a model for community colleges, quoting Jennifer Freeman, a senior director at Jobs for the Future, saying “Community colleges that are now struggling with enrollment and finances in more and more states are beginning to reach out to each other and say, ‘OK, not every one of our colleges needs to do everything,’” she said. “This is a great model of leveraging the capacities that are already there in a partnering institution.”
Eric Bing, chancellor of CHC, and Dr. Sammi Morril, associate vice chancellor of operations of Alamo Colleges District, were interviewed and featured in piece, where they both spoke on the partnership’s overall success.
Read the full article here.