An Examination of Community Colleges in the United States during the COVID-19 Pandemic

  •  Nidhi Aggarwal    


Community College is an adult-focused academic institution emphasizing vocational training, two-year associate degrees, specialized health care training, advanced fire science, and community-based education. All aspects of our society, the economy, higher education in general, and Community Colleges, in particular, have been struck due to the Covid-19 Pandemic. The changing circumstances of the Community Colleges due to COVID-19 required key leaders to utilize resources to meet this unprecedented challenge. This research paper attempts to uncover the effects of Covid-19 on Community Colleges. This study found that higher education institutions should have recognized that students often need to prepare for College. Continued solidarity from all stakeholders and a multiprong approach will be needed to mitigate the negative impacts of a pandemic such as COVID-19.

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