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Perhaps in reaction to the trend Selingo noted, the Community College of Philadelphia is establishing last-dollar scholarships for students with decent GPA’s to fill in the gap between available grants and the cost of tuition.

She plans to spend time in neighborhoods, visit the Housing Authority, and hang out at Community College of Philadelphia, where she previously served as an evaluator of a program that provides legal, counseling, and other services for students in one place.

There would be no trip to the National Junior College Athletic Association National Championships, though. Brookdale, the No. 4 seed, fell to the second-seeded Community College of Philadelphia in Region 19 finals, 55-54, on a three-point shot by Jeff Sterling in the final seven seconds.

Dozens of people gathered Monday at the Community College of Philadelphia to learn more about the challenges veterans face when they return home.

To date, more than 40 institutions, including Case Western, Community College of Philadelphia, Jacksonville State University, Lynn University, Paul Quinn College, University of Puget Sound, Stanford University, Wagner College and Wake Forest University have committed to sending a delegate to the June convening and September convention.

A new partnership between the Philadelphia District Attorney's Office and Philadelphia Community College offers to expunge felony convictions for those who choose one year of college over prison time.

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