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Financial Tips on Going Back to College at Any Age 
R.L. Depanfilis & Company Newsletter, December 1, 2015

HCC Holds Plus 50 Program Open House
Roanoke Rapids Daily Herald, November 25, 2015

Editorial: GCC Keeps Proving Its Worth
Recorder, November 15, 2015

Boomerangs: They’re Heading Back to College for Retraining, a Financial Boost and Personal Fulfillment
The Dallas Morning News, November 9, 2015

Aging Students Return to School for Fun and New Careers
Bend Bulletin/Spokesman Review, November 6, 2015

150 Participate in SRC Learning Institute
Canton Daily Ledger, October 29, 2015

GCC Congratulated for Educational Workforce Training
The Recorder
, October 26, 2015

3 Ways to Embrace Lifelong Learning
The Huffington Post, October 13, 2015

MGCCC Lifelong Learning Institute Lets Members Choose Classes, Activities
Sun Herald, October 13, 2015

Plus 50 Workshop
Lake Gaston Guide, October 12, 2015

IRSC Offers Medical Coding Training Starting in October
TC Palm, October 1, 2015

MCC Hosting Info Session for Plus 50 Adult Students
Dawson Springs Progress, September 23, 2015

PCC to Host Job Fair for Workers 50-Plus
Arizona Daily Star, September 19, 2015

Boomers Invited to Jobs Info Session
The Crittenden Press, September 18, 2015

Back to School Planning for Returning Students
The Huffington Post, September 16, 2015

Older Students Return to School to Exercise Minds, Shape New Careers
Spokesman-Review, September 14, 2015

Grant Provides Opportunity For Specialty Classes at Patrick Henry Community College
WDBJ7, September 8, 2015

Return to Learn! El Camino College Encourages 50-Plus Students
Life After 50, August 6, 2015
Community Colleges Are Perfect for Seniors
Castle Rock News-Press, August 5, 2015

JSCC to Host Career Opportunities Workshop for +50
WTE News, August 3, 2015

Info Session Offered on Short-Term Career Development Programs
Go Dan River, August 3, 2015

Free Technology Skills Training for 50+ Adults
Wake Forest Weekly, July 30, 2015
Wallace Community College Hosts Plus 50 Career Fair
WTVY, July 21, 2015
Wallace Helps Students Over Age 50 Explore New Career Options
Dothan Eagle, July 21, 2015

Wallace Community College Will Host the Plus 50 Career Fair
Rickey Stokes News (blog), July 20, 2015

Brookdale to Offer Free College Training to Adult Learners
Atlantic Highlands Herald, June 29, 2015

Resources Available for Kane County Residents Looking for Work
Kane County Chronicle, June 26, 2015

99 Great Ways to save
AARP Bulletin, June 2015

Watkins: Dream Delayed, Not Denied
The Clarion Ledger, May 6, 2015

Over 50 and Back in College: Preparing for a New Career
Charleston Post and Courier, April 13, 2015

Over 50 and Back in College, Preparing for a Career
New York Times, April 3, 2015

Madisonville Community College Hosting Open House for People 50 and Over
Wave3/WFIE 14 News, April 2, 2015

Community Colleges Training Baby Boomers for New Careers: Why Employers Should Pay Attention
South Carolina Business, March/April 2015

MCC Hosting Open House for Plus 50 Students
Surf Ky, March 26, 2015

Invest in a Better Future: Attend Encore Plus 50
Lansing State Journal, March 6, 2015

College’s Plus 50 Program Focuses on Lifetime Learners
The Sheridan Press, February 27, 2015

Colleges Are Failing America’s Midlife Population
Forbes, February 20, 2015

Ohio Seniors Can Attend College Classes for Free
Mansfield News Journal, February 16, 2015

Tri-C Launches New Programs to Help Dropouts, Late Career Changers
The Morning Journal, February 7, 2015

North Central Presents Successive Lectures
Petoskey News, February 5, 2015

“Plus 50” Workers Can Receive Training and Guidance at Cuyahoga College
Cleveland Plain Dealer, January 30, 2015

Sheridan College to Host Open House
The Sheridan Press, January 23, 2015

Plus 50 Programs in Practice: How AACC’s Plus 50 Initiative is Helping Community Colleges Transform Programs and Services for Adults Age 50 and Over
Lumina Foundation, January 16, 2015

Plus 50 Program Getting Students Back to School
KWQC, January 9, 2015

Community College Program Aims to Attract Older Students
Quad-City Times, January 7, 2015

Plus 50 Students Embark on New Careers in Healthcare
Community College Daily, January 7, 2015

Encore Performance
Inside Business Magazine, January/February 2015

Workforce Trainees at Jefferson Community and Technical College
Adult College Completion Network (blog), December 18, 2014

Thanks to CFCC Family and Community for Year’s Achievements
Wilmington Biz, December 15, 2014

Plus 50 Initiative Reaches More Than 20,000
Community College Journal, October/November 2014

Plus 50 Adults at Santa Fe College
Adult College Completion Network, December 3, 2014

College to Offer Eldercare Certificate
Petoskey News-Review, November 28, 2014

EICC Offers Program for Plus 50 Learners
Quad City Times, November 24, 2014

Eastern Iowa Community Colleges New Plus 50 Initiative
Quad City Online, November 21, 2014

Baby Boomers to Earn Certificates or Degrees in Health Care, Education or Social Service Occupations
Kingwood Online, November 13, 2014

Plus 50 Career Workshops Scheduled at Middlesex County College, Edison
The Alternative Press, November 12, 2014

LCSS Joins Program to Train 10,000 Older Workers for New Jobs
Your Houston News, November 10, 2014

LCSS Joins Program to Train 10,000 Older Workers for New Jobs
The Tribune, November 4, 2014

Blue Ridge Community College Offers Students an Encore
Daily News Record, November 4, 2014

Plus 50 Helps Mature Job Seekers
Aztec Press, October 30, 2014

Free BCC Program Helps Older Students Polish Skills
South Coast Today, October 30, 2014

Seniors Become Fluent in Technology Through PHCC
WDBJ7, October 28, 2014

Computer Classes Teach Seniors Basics
Martinsville Bulletin, October 27, 2014

Learning From Evaluation: Lessons from the American Association of Community Colleges’ Plus 50 Initiative
Adult College Completion Network (Blog), October 24, 2014

Seeing More Gray in the College Classroom
Library Journal, October 22, 2014

Pima Acts to Increase Enrollment
Aztec Press, October 16, 2014

Plus 50 Program Offers ‘Welcoming Environment’
WMAR ABC2, October 6, 2014

HCC Hosts Plus 50 Program Open House
Roanoke Rapids Daily Herald, October 4, 2014

CCBC Offering Baby Boomers a Chance at Reinvention
WMAR ABC2, October 2, 2014

Bristol Community College to Train Older Workers in New Skills
South Coast Today, September 29, 2014

Plus 50 Job and Career Fair Set
Lansing State Journal, September 27, 2014

A New Age: Local Groups Provide Resources, Advocacy for Cleveland’s Older Workers
Freshwater Cleveland, September 25, 2014

Training Offered to 50-Plus Residents
Roanoke Rapids Daily Herald, September 25, 2014

PCC  Hosting Job Fair Geared Toward Older Workers
Tucson News Now, September 18, 2014

Special Job Fair This Friday For Those 50 and Over
KVOA, September 16, 2014

MontCo Welcomes Students of All Ages to Boost LP’s Educational Levels
The Alternative Press, September 3, 2014

John Wood Community College Hosts Open House for Adults 50+
WGEM, September 2, 2014

John Wood Community College Hosts Open House for Adults 50+
KWWL, September 2, 2014

Grays Harbor College Launches “Plus 50” Program with Free Computer Workshop
KBKW, September 2, 2014

Grays Harbor College Program Caters to Older Workers Changing Careers
The Olympian, September 1, 2014

Plus 50 Program Kicks Off at GHC
The Daily World, August 28, 2014

PHCC Launches Plus 50: Program Targets Older Students
Martinsville Bulletin, August 26, 2014

Three Keys to Keeping Your Boomers in Class with the Grades to Pass
Evolllution, August 20, 2014

Making Changes to Better Serve Plus-50 Students Seeking Workforce Training
Evolllution, August 20, 2014

Program Urges Schooling for Older Residents
Henderson Daily Dispatch, July 22, 2014

It’s Never Too Late to Go Back to School
Houston Chronicle, July15, 2014

Zane State Plans Open House at Cambridge Campus
The Daily & Sunday Jeffersonian, July 13, 2014

Workshop Scheduled for Students Over 50
Henderson Daily Dispatch, July 11, 2014

Plus 50 Career Showcase Highlights Opportunities
Greenwood Today, July 7, 2014

Round Two: Adults Over Age 50 Are Returning to College for Advanced Education & Training
Tulsa People, July 1, 2014

Programs for Baby Boomer Job Seekers
Evolllution, June 30, 2014

MCCC Career Transition Workshop Continues
The Philadelphia Tribune, June 27, 2014

CFCC Caterings Its Programming to Better Serve Baby Boomers
WHQR 91.3, June 25, 2014

Education Initiative Helps Baby Boomers Find Alternatives to Retirement
Wilmington Biz Insights, June 25, 2014

CFCC to Offer More Courses for Baby Boomers
Port City Daily, June 24, 2014

Computer Boot Camps Help 'Plus 50' Students
Community College Spotlight, June 24, 2014

Workshops Focus on Retooling Careers
Sentinel, June 19, 2014

For Plus 50 Students, It’s About Computer Skills
Community College Daily, June 17, 2014

Plus 50 Workshops Offered at Piedmont Technical College Campuses
Go Clinton, June 14, 2014

Plus 50 Workshops Offered at Piedmont Technical College Campuses
Greenwood Today, June 13, 2014

New CFCC Program Targets Baby Boomers
Time Warner Cable News, June 6, 2014

Free Career Workshops Scheduled at Middlesex Community College for the Plus 50s
The Alternative Press, May 16, 2014

7 Career Mistakes You Don’t Even Know You’re Making
The Huffington Post, April 30, 2014

College Joins Project to Train Older Workers for New Jobs
Hartford Courant, April 29, 2014

LP Adults Offered Free Workshops to Head Back to School
The Alternative Press, April 22, 2014

El Camino to Offer Free Job Training to Baby Boomers
The Daily Breeze, April 13, 2014

Ivy Tech Promotes Baby Boomers with Plus 50 Initiative
Northwest Indiana Times, April 11, 2014

McAsey to Host Resume, Job Search Workshop
Plainfield Patch, April 7, 2014

AACC Plus 50 Initiative – Adult College Completion Network
Survive55, April 7, 2014

AACC Plus 50 Initiative – Part 2
Survive 55, April 2, 2014

AACC Plus 50 Initiative
Survive55, April 1, 2014

Plus 50 Initiative Leads to Good Jobs for Older Workers
Community College Daily, March 31, 2014

Transfer of Credit Policy Expands Degree Access for Adult Students
The Reporter, March 23, 2014

Industry Must Help Shape Labor Pool, Workforce Development Key to Employment
The Tallahassee Democrat, March 21, 2014

MCCC Degrees Expand with New Transfer Credit Policy
The Alternative Press, March 20, 2014

CAC Program Helps Baby Boomers Find Work
Casa Grande Dispatch, March 12, 2014

NOC Enid Plus 50 Expo Begins Today
Enid News and Eagle, March 9, 2014

Next Plus 50 Encore Class to be Held Tuesday at Main Street Campus
Sheridan Press, March 7, 2014

Many Training Options for Baby Boomers Looking to Reboot Careers
Akron Legal News, February 27, 2014

Oakton Joins National Initiative to Train 10,000 Older Workers for New Jobs
Morton Grove Champion, February 24, 2014

Week in Review: A Look Back at the Week’s Top Stories
Tulsa World, February 22, 2014

Data Points
Community College Daily, February 20, 2014

Many Baby Boomers Returning to College
Tulsa World, February 19, 2014

Tulsa Community College Assessing Needs of Baby Boomer Students
News Oklahoma, February 18, 2014

Tallahassee Community College Receives Grant to Support Workforce Training for Mature Students
Capital Soup, February 17, 2014

Tulsa Community College Receives Grant
WTXL, February 17, 2014

Brookdale Course Offers Job Training for Boomers
Asbury Park Press, February 5, 2014

VGCC Nabs Millions in Grants Last Year
Henderson Dispatch, February 5, 2014

A Tale of Two Colleges Serving Older Learners
Community College Daily, January 29, 2014

Preparing for Life After 50
St. Louis American, January 23, 2014

Cuyahoga Community College to Help Adults Gain Degrees and Jobs
Cleveland Plain-Dealer, January 20, 2014

Piedmont Technical College Joins Program for Baby Boomers
GSA Business, January 15, 2014

Piedmont Technical College Joins Project to Train Older Workers for New Jobs
Greenwood Today, January 10, 2014

Next Plus 50 Encore Class to be Held Jan. 14
Sheridan Press, January 7, 2014

Pima Part of National Push to Train Baby Boomers in Health Care, Education and Social Services
CareerFocus, Vol 11 (issue 1), 2014

The Older Worker
Record-Journal, January 6, 2014

Clark State to Train Baby Boomers for New Jobs
Fairborn Daily Herald, January 4, 2014

Drake State Participating in Program to Train Older Workers
WHNT, January 1, 2014

Aiming to End Bias Against State’s Older Unemployed
Record-Journal, December 29, 2013

Clark State Gets Money to Retrain Baby Boomers
Dayton Business Journal, December 26, 2013

YWCA of Darien-Norwalk, NCC Team Up for ‘Plus 50’ Job Search Training
Norwalk Daily Voice, December 23, 2013

Clark State Lands Baby Boomer Training
Dayton Daily News, December 22, 2013

Del Tech Joins Project to Train Older Workers
Cape Gazette, December 17, 2013

Graduate Tampa Bay: Tampa Bay Community Colleges Target Baby Boomers
83 Degrees, December 17, 2013

Pima Part of National Push to Train Baby Boomers in Health Care, Education and Social Services
Career Focus (Pima Community College), December 13, 2013

DCCC Joining National Effort to Train 10,000 Older Workers
Time Warner Cable News, December 11, 2013

Audio: DTCC Gets Grant to Train and Educate Older Workers
Delaware 105.9 FM News Talk, December 11, 2013

DCCC Joins National Effort to Train 10,000 Older Workers
The Business Journal, December 11, 2013

Targeting Baby Boomers: DCCC Joins National Program to Train 10,000 Older Workers
Winston-Salem Journal, December 10, 2013

MCC Selected for Plus 50 Encore Completion Program
Surf Ky, December 10, 2013

Grays Harbor College Assisting Baby Boomers
KXRO News Radio, December 6, 2013

Green River Joins Project to Train 10,000 Older Workers for New Jobs
Auburn Reporter, December 5, 2013

Our View: Salute for the Week of Dec. 2
Petoskey News, December 2, 2013

Delta College to Train Baby Boomers for Health Care, Education, Social Service Jobs
Saginaw News, November 26, 2013

Encore Completion Program at Panola College
Panola Watchman, November 22, 2013

Colleges to Train Older Workers for New Jobs
WCMU, November 22, 2013

Greenfield Community College to Train Adults for Medical Jobs
WWLP, November 20, 2013

Delta College to Train Older Workers for New Jobs
Midland Daily News, November 20, 2013

Terra State to Host Information Event
Fremont News-Messenger, November 20, 2013

Panola College Joins Project to Train 10,000 Older Workers for New Jobs
Shelby County Today, November 19, 2013

Lone Star College System to Train Older Workers for New Jobs
Houston Chronicle, November 14, 2013

Plus 50 Trains Workers for Encore Careers
Aztec Press, November 14, 2013

LSCS Joins Program to Train 10,000 Older Workers for New Jobs
The Humble Observer, November 13, 2013

Henderson Community College Joins Project to Train 10,000 Older Workers for New Jobs
Henderson Community College, November 13, 2013

National Program Serving Older Workers Grows to 100 Colleges
Community College Daily, November 7, 2013

Grundy Workforce Announces November Events for Job Seekers
Morris Daily Herald, November 2, 2013

Older Americans’ Attitudes on Work and Retirement Changing
Dothan Eagle, November 2, 2013

Weekly Workforce Round Up: October 16th – October 30th, 2013
Skillworks: Partners for a Productive Workforce Newsletter, October 30, 2013

Arizona AARP Director Meets Baby Boomers at PCC Event Oct. 29
Explorer News, October 28, 2013

HCC Holds Plus 50 Program Open House
Roanoke Rapids Daily Herald, October 27, 2013

Arizona AARP Head Meets Boomers at PCC Event Oct. 29
Tucson Citizen, October 26, 2013

Retiree Learning Institute Held at SRC
Canton Daily Ledger, October 25, 2013

Boomers Going Back to School
Better Living/Star News Online, October 23, 2013

JJC Workforce Development Offers Free, Plus 50 Workshop Oct. 29: ‘Will I Ever Work Again?’
The Chicago Tribune, October 15, 2013

Wallace Community College Hosts 50+ Career Fair
WTVY, October 7, 2013

SC Classes for Those 50 and Older
The Sheridan Press, October 1, 2013

Community Colleges Helping Adults Age 50 and Older
The Cleveland Plain Dealer, October 1, 2013

Tim Landis: ‘Students’ on Front Line of Skills Gap
The State Journal-Register, September 29, 2013

Program Helps Baby Boomers Complete Degrees
Inside Higher Ed, September 27, 2013

Plus 50 Career Fair to Help Improve Job Searching Skills
WLNS, September 26, 2013

Plus 50 Initiative Reaches Its Completion Goal Early
Community College Daily, September 25, 2013

Life Circumstances Prompt a Start in a New Career
Community College Daily, September 25, 2013

GCC to Offer Medical Coding and Billing Bootcamp for Obamacare
Pacific News Center, September 13, 2013

Marc Freedman to Discuss Encore Careers for Older Adults Sept. 26 at STLCC
The St. Louis America, September 9, 2013

NACC Offering Computer Classes for Those 50 and Over
The DeKalb County Times-Journal, August 30, 2013

Free Job Search Workshops for People Over 50
Transition to Success Newsletter, August 29, 2013

Community Colleges & the Plus 50 Initiative
Higher Education Talk Radio, August 29, 2013

Baby Boomers Find Second Careers with Encore U
U.S. News & World Report, August 28, 2013

STLCC Launches Online Job Search Engine
The St. Louis American, August 15, 2013

Program Area: Older Students 
Funding Opportunities Brief, August 13, 2013

Raising Your College’s Enrollments and Completion Rate: Grant Funding Available to Help
National Council on Workforce Education, August 6, 2013

’A’ is for ‘Adult’: Grown-Ups Heading Back to School
The Costco Connection, August 1, 2013

Plus 50 Encore Completion Program
National Council for Workforce Education, August 6, 2013

Vance-Granville Community College: College Receives Plus 50 Grant
The Daily Dispatch (registration or subscription required to view the article), August 5, 2013

Helping Ageless Learners
The Roanoke Times, August 4, 2013

San Jacinto College Teams Up with AACC to Increase Adult Learner Graduation
Career Focus (San Jacinto College), Fall 2013

Virginia Western Courts Ageless Learners
The Roanoke Times, July 28, 2013

Many Boomers Delay Retirement, Take on More Work
Kane County Chronicle, July 27, 2013

’Plus 50’ Initiative Helps Community College Retrain Unemployed Baby Boomers
Recruiting & Retaining Adult Learners, July 10, 2013

When Does It Pay To Go Back to School in Midlife?
PBS Next Avenue, July 2, 2013

San Jacinto College Teams Up with AACC to Increase Adult Learner Graduation
Career Focus (San Jacinto College), July 1, 2013

60-Something Pursues New Degrees
The Tennessean, June 25, 2013

Overcoming Back-to-School Fear to Make a New Start
Community College Times, June 24, 2013

Helping Those Over 50 Get a College Education
WVTF Public Radio, June 24, 2013

BRCTC Rep Attends National Conference
Journal-News, June 23, 2013

Lansing Community College
Fox 47 Morning Blend, June 20, 2013

Seminole State Using Grant to Help Baby Boomers Transition to Healthcare Careers
Capital Soup, June 19, 2013

Education Opportunities for Adults at SUNY Broome Community College
WNBF News Radio 1290, June 12, 2013

PCC Awards 16 Practical Nursing Certificates June 13
Explorer News, June 11, 2013

Retool, Refresh or Retrain: NOC Starting New Initiative for Students Over Age 50
Enid News, June 7, 2013

STLCC Plus 50 Initiative
St. Louis American (article starts mid-page), June 6, 2013

ETC Plus 50 Classes Provide Opportunity for Second Career
KTVO/Heartland Connection, June 4, 2013

Free Services Offered to Job Seekers in Area
Morris Daily Herald (account or paid access only), June 4, 2013

PCC In National Push to Train Baby Boomers
Explorer News, June 4, 2013

IHCC Workshop for ETC Plus 50 Set Tuesday
The Fairfield Ledger (account or paid access only), May 31, 2013

Business Briefs: College Offers Job Training for Baby Boomers
Bradenton Herald, May 31, 2013

STLCC Plus 50 Initiative Offers Programs for Baby Boomers to Transition to New Careers
Kirkwood Patch, May 21, 2013

Terra State Joins Program to Train Older Workers
Fremont News-Messenger, May 14, 2013

Broome Community College Hosts Plus 50 Advisory Board
Focus E-Newsletter, May 10, 2013

Community Colleges Welcome Older Students
U.S. News & World Report, May 8, 2013

BCC is Getting Baby Boomer Re-Trained for New Careers
The Herald News, May 6, 2013

Age Bias is ‘Elephant in the Workplace
Poughkeepsie Journal, May 4, 2013

Turning Community Colleges Into Mid-Life On-Ramps
American Council on Education, May 1, 2013

A Degree Before 80
The Hechinger Report – Community College Spotlight (blog), May 1, 2013

SAU-Tech Wants Baby Boomer Retirees Back in the Workforce
Magnolia Reporter, May 1, 2013

Free Services Offered to Job Seekers Locally
Morris Daily Herald (account or paid access only), May 1, 2013

Retraining Program Aimed at Baby Boomers
Dothan Eagle, April 29, 2013

Rethinking Retirement: Tips for Older Job Searchers
USA Today, April 23, 2013

NACC 1 of 2 Community Colleges to Receive Grant
Times-Journal, April 15, 2013

Alabama Community Colleges Retooling to Help Unemployed Baby Boomers Find New Careers, April 10, 2013

Chancellor Dorsey Pushes Workforce Training at Community College
St. Louis American, April 10, 2013

Training Program at Indian Hills Will Help Adults 50 and Over Find a Career
KTVO/Heartland Connection, March 29, 2013

RVCC Joins Program to Train Baby Boomers for New Careers
My Central Jersey, March 28, 2013

RVCC Joins Program to Train Baby Boomers for New Careers
Hunterdon County Democrat, March 27, 2013

IHCC Training Older Adults for New Jobs
The Fairfield Ledger, March 25, 2013

JWCC Open House for Adults Over 50 to Update Skills for Employment
Quincy Journal, March 25, 2013

Nontraditional Students Find Helping Hand
Houston Newcomer Guides, March 25, 2013

Plus 50 Program Expands its College Roster
Community College Times, March 22, 2013

Community Health Worker Program: Making a Difference
Northwest Indiana Times, March 15, 2013

Local College Joins Program to Train Baby Boomers
Journal-News, March 10, 2013

Plus 50 Encore Completion Program Grant
The Daily Herald, March 7, 2013

Salt Lake College Joins Program Training Baby Boomers for Jobs
eMissourian, March 1, 2013

Ivy Tech Expansion
The Business Connection, March 1, 2013

Tri-County Receives Grant to Train Unemployed Baby Boomers
GSA Business, February 28, 2013

Tri-County Receives Grant to Train Baby Boomers for New Careers
Anderson Independent Mail, February 27, 2013

Plus 50 Encore Completion Program Expanding, Thanks to Grants
Community College Review, February 25, 2013

NCC Offers New Career Options for Adults
The Hour, February 23, 2013

Job Market, Self-Enrichment Lure Boomers Back to School
Akron Legal News, February 21, 2013

Tri-County Technical College Receive Grant to Train Baby Boomers for New Careers
Easley Patch, February 21, 2013

SRC Offers Technology Classes
Canton Daily Ledger, February 21, 2013

Montgomery County Community College Program Focuses on Retraining Older Workers
The Times Herald, February 11, 2013

SLCC Joins National Program to Train Baby Boomers for Jobs
Nevada Senior Guide, February 16, 2013

MCC Program Focuses on Retraining Older Workers
Pottstown Mercury, February 11, 2013

Back to College at 50
The Huffington Post, February 7, 2013

Ivy Tech-Northwest to Train Workers 50 and Older
Daily Herald, February 7, 2013

Ivy-Tech Northwest to Train Workers 50 and Older
Associated Press/The Herald Bulletin, February 6, 2013

What’s Next After Caregiving? Five Things to Consider
AARP Blog, January 30, 2013

American Association of Community Colleges Announces Grants to Start Plus 50 Encore Completion Programs
Philanthropy News Digest, January 30, 2013

Ivy Tech Joins ‘Plus 50’ Training Program
Inside Indiana Business, January 30, 2013

Ivy Tech Offers Training for People 50-Plus
Northwest Indiana Times, January 30, 2013

JJC Program Highlights Early Signs of Alzheimer’s
The Herald-News, January 22, 2013

President’s Perspective: Plus 50 Encore Completion Program
The Daily Herald, January 20, 2013

Lake Region State College Joins Program Aimed at Those Over 50
WDAZ, January 14, 2013

NCC Opens Its Doors for Baby Boomers Looking for a Career Change
The Hour, January 11, 2013

Clover Park Technical College President Dr. John Walstrum Announces Retirement
Lakewood-JBLM Patch, January 10, 2013

Norwalk Community College Joins National Program to Train Baby Boomers for New Jobs
Stamford Plus, January 9, 2013

ECC Receives Grant Money to Train Adults 50 and Over
Daily Herald, January 2, 2013

ECC Uses Grant to Help Baby Boomer Students
The Chicago Tribune, December 31, 2012

ECC Joins National Program to Train Older Workers
The Courier News, December 28, 2012

Free Resources Available to Help Grundy County Job Seekers
Morris Daily Herald, December 26, 2012

NWCCD Awarded Grant to Train Employees Over 50
The Sheridan Press, December 20, 2012

Skydive City Manager Lands PHCC Associate’s Degree
Tampa Bay Times, December 12, 2012

Second Acts: Turning Your Passion Into a Paycheck
U.S. News & World Report, November 29, 2012

Community Colleges Put Baby Boomers Back in School
University Business, November 27, 2012

Lunchtime Links: Tech Help for Baby Boomers
Associations Now, November 27, 2012

Building Castles in Your Mind
Forbes Magazine, October 28, 2012

Latest Graduates of Spoon River College Retirees Leading Academy Recognized at Luncheon
Cambridge Chronicle, October 26, 2012

Can Classes Give Older Workers an Edge?
MarketWatch (Wall Street Journal), October 8, 2012

SRC Offers Conferences for Those Plus 50
Canton Daily Ledger, October 1, 2012

Plus 50 Campaign Reaches Its Goals Two Years Early
In the Spotlight (blog), September 30, 2012

Grant Awarded to Aid Student Baby Boomers
Parkersburg News & Sentinel, September 17, 2012

How to Launch an Encore Career
Fox Business, August 28, 2012

Owens Joins National Program to Train Older Workers
The Press, August 23, 2012

Owens Community College Joins National Program to Train 10,000 Older Workers for New Job Opportunities
Owens Outlook, August 21, 2012

Back to School: What You Must Think About Before Furthering Your Education After 50
The Huffington Post, August 17, 2012

Owens Job Training Targets Boomers
Toledo Blade, August 17, 2012

Community College Program Focuses on Helping Students Over 50 Find Jobs and Thrive
Encore Careers, August 15, 2012

AACC Kicks Off Next Stage of Plus 50 Initiative
Community College Times, August 14, 2012

Colleges United in Baby Boomer Education Drive
Washington Examiner, August 14, 2012

Eleven Community Colleges Join Program to Train 10,000 Older Workers for New Jobs
Recruiting Trends, August 14, 2012

WCC Adds Program for Older Adults
Fairfield County Business Journal, July 12, 2012

Five Tips on Career-Switching
The Salary Reporter, July 4, 2012

Older Workers Adapting to Changing Career Landscape
Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, July 3, 2012

Adult-Friendly Degree Programs at Community College
Community College Review, June 14, 2012

Eyeing an Encore Career? Expect a Bumpy Transition
Smart Money, June 12, 2012

Plus 50 Program Helps Spoon River Campus Cater to Students Over 50
WGEM, June 1, 2012

Degrees That Are Great for Adult Students
Yahoo News, May 24, 2012

Crack the Hot Jobs Code with Tech Training
Primetime – the Second Act Blog, May 22, 2012

Anne Arundel Community College Named Plus 50 Champion College
Baltimore Washington Corridor Chamber Blog, May 21, 2012

JJC Plus 50 Helps Get People Back to Work
The Herald-News, May 19, 2012

Number of Nontraditional Students Increases
The Crier, May 15, 2012

STLCC Named Plus 50 Champion College by AACC
The St. Louis American, May 14, 2012

STLCC Named Plus 50 Champion College by AACC
Mehlville-Oakville Patch, May 11, 2012

Community Colleges Welcome Older Students
U.S. News & World Report, May 8, 2012

Age Appropriate: With a Nod Toward Age, Experience, JJC Helps Prepare Older Workers to Re-Enter Job Market
Morris Daily Herald, May 4, 2012

Retirees Back at School
College Surfing Insider, March 28, 2012

AARP "Recareering @Plus 50 Expo"
The Olympian, March 27, 2012

Program Touts Success of Baby Boomer College Program
The Examiner, March 13, 2012

In the Spotlight: Recareering 50+ Expo
CPTC In the Spotlight, March 9, 2012

Boomer U. Older Adults Go Back to School
Fiscal Times, March 8, 2012

McAsey, JJC to Sponsor Job Workshop Tomorrow
Bolingbrook Reporter, February 15, 2012

New Career Rescues Annapolis Man from Burnout
The Annapolis Capital, February 14, 2012

Beginning Actors' Troupe Forming in February
Richland Chronicle, February 7, 2012

Program Offers Senior Job Seeker Help
The Herald News, January 23, 2012

Community Colleges Training Post 50s for Jobs
The Huffington Post, January 21, 2012

AACC Receives $3 Million Grant to Expand Plus 50 Initiative
Community College Times, January 18, 2012

Community Colleges to Train Baby Boomers for Jobs That Make a Difference, January 18, 2012

Video: Baby Boomers Heading Back to College
Annuity News Now, January 6, 2012

Baby Boomers Heading Back to Community College 
Community College Review, January 5, 2012

Community College Offers New Direction for Post 50s
The Huffington Post, January 5, 2012

SLCC Helping Non-Traditional Students Get Back to Work
The St. Louis American, December 28, 2011

Shoreline Enrolling for Plus 50 Training
The Weekly Herald, December 28, 2011

Boomers Head Back to Community Colleges
USA Today, December 15, 2011

An Encore Life Beckons … On the Far Side of Midlife
National Journal, December 19, 2011

Plus 50 Career Builder Courses at SCC Enrolling Now
Shoreline Area News, December 14, 2011

Moraine Valley’s Blue Island Campus Offers Credit, Noncredit Classes This Spring
Palos Hills TribLocal, December 9, 2011

Full Slate of Classes Offered This Spring at Moraine Valley’s Tinley Park Campus
Palos Hills TribLocal, December 9, 2011

PHCC to Host Senior Job Fairs
Tampa Bay Online, November 19, 2011

PHCC Hosts Education and Job Skills Fair for Plus 50 Adults
Pasco-Hernando Community College, November 17, 2011

Event Inspires Older Workers Frustrated by Job Search
Herald Sun Times, October 18, 2011

Business Brief: Special event for older workers
The Chicago Sun-Times, October 15, 2011

JJC Plus 50 Workforce Center to Host Mature Worker Event October 19
Trib Local, October 13, 2011

Students in the 40 and Over Crowd Grow at the Fastest Rates at Mott Community College
Flint Journal, September 17, 2011

PHCC Plus 50 Math Class
The Suncoast News, September 17, 2011

For Boomers Not Ready or Able to Retire, Plus 50 Program is  a Plus
St. Louis Beacon, September 13, 2011

St. Louis Community College Targets Plus 50 Learning
St. Louis Core, September 13, 2011

STLCC Nursing Program Allows Wilderness to Achieve Her Dream
St. Louis today, September 11, 2011

50+ And Back to School
Center for Personal Finance, August 17, 2011

NJC One of Select Colleges Selected for Program
South Platte Sentinel, September 7, 2011

Going Back to School: Seniors Outshine Younger Students at College
eCareDiary, August 1, 2011

More Baby Boomers Join Student Population
CareerTech, July 28, 2011

Is Going Back to School Over 50 Worth It?
SmartMoney, July 28, 2011

SCC Reps Attend National Conference on Strategies to Help Baby Boomers Finish Degrees
Shoreline Area News, July 27, 2011

SAU Tech Joins National Effort to Help Train Baby Boomers
Camden News, July 27, 2011

Older Learners Should Pitch Their Work Experience
Community College Times, July 18, 2011

Boomers Get Increasing Shots at Retooled Careers
Chicago Tribune, July 15, 2011

Transitioning Military Skills Into Civilian Jobs
Community College Times, July 15, 2011

NJC Expanding Effort to Re-Educate, Retain Older Learners
Journal Advocate, July 9, 2011

Over 55 and Out of Work? SCC Has Free Seminar for You
Shoreline Area News, June 18, 2011

Canton College Offers Second Chance for Boomers
Peoria Journal Star, June 13, 2011

SRC Expands Effort to Retrain, Re-educate Older Learners
Canton Daily Ledger, June 6, 2011

Are You Ready for the Big Shift?
Stanford Social Innovation Review, June 3, 2011

AACC Expands Efforts to Retrain Older Learners
Carnegie Foundation Daily News Roundup, May 25, 2011

AACC Expands Efforts to Retrain Older Workers
Community College Times, May 24, 2011

Friday Link Round-Up
Garden State Employment and Training Association, May 20, 2011

The Best Job Training Prospects for Those Over 50
eHow, May 19, 2011

Job resource fair
South Washington County Bulletin, May 19, 2011

STLCC Chosen to Participate in Plus 50 Completion Strategy
Missouri Community College Association, May 17, 2011

More Community Colleges Reach Out to Baby Boomers
The Examiner, May 16, 2011

Baby Boomers: Is Degree Completion on Your ‘To Do’ List?
University Decisions Lecture Hall Blog, May 2, 2011

Cape Cod Community College President to Retire
Barnstable-Hyannis Patch, April 28, 2011 

Taking Your Economics Course with Mom
Princeton Review Blog, April 27, 2011

Completion Agenda for Baby Boomers
Inside Higher Education, April 27, 2011

CPTC’s work to help baby boomers succeed highlighted
The Suburban Times, April 25, 2011

Solutions III: Financial Wisdom Camp
Pennsylvania HomePage Biz, March 18, 2011

Older Students and Community Colleges
eHow, March 4, 2011

Plus 50 Completion Strategy Grants
Instructional Technology Council, March 4, 2011

Charting Career Course with Adult Learners
Cape Cod Times, January 9, 2011

Wiser and Older: The Movement to Enroll Community College Students Over the Age of 50 Community
College Review, December 30, 2010

Over 50, Out of Date? SCC Boomer Classes Will Get You Back to Work
Shoreline Area News, December 26, 2010

CF Pathways Offering Free Safety Workshop
Ocala Star-Banner (scroll down page to see story), November 28, 2010

Plus 50 at Northeast Wisconsin Technical College
Over 50 and Out of Work Blog, November 16, 2010

New Office CCCC for Adult Learner Services
Bourne Courier, November 11, 2010

New office at Cape Cod Community College opened for Adult Learner Services
Cape Cod Today, November 9, 2010

Boomers Rework Retirement and Start Businesses
St. Louis Examiner, November 8, 2010

What Are You Doing With the Rest of Your Life: Symposium for retirees
St. Louis Examiner, October 30, 2010

The Best In…The Good Life
The Wall Street Journal, October 25, 2010

Adult Degree Completion Commitment
The Huffington Post, October 18, 2010

Public learns about ways to give back
NBC17, October 11, 2010

CPTC to Help More Plus 50 Learners
The Suburban Times, October 5, 2010

Grant Helps Thousands of Age 50+ Learners
Retirement Living Sourcebook, October 4, 2010

Connecticut Residents with Some College Credits but No Degree to Receive New Help Through Lumina Foundation’s Adult Degree Completion Commitment
BusinessWire, September 29, 2010

Lumina Announces Grants to Help Adults Complete Degrees
Community College Times, September 29, 2010

Plus 50 Transitions Help Baby Boomers
Suburban Journals, September 28, 2010

Attaining Writing Success, New Career, Later in Life
Community College Times, September 9, 2010

Mornings Like This: An Ode to Back to School
The Huffington Post, September 2, 2010

Going Back to School at 50: It Doesn’t Have to be Hard!
Learners Workshop, August 26, 2010

Retire from Work, But Not from Learning
Chicago Tribune, August 10, 2010

College's Experts Report to Colleagues on CCCC's Efforts
Cape Cod Community College eNews, July 22, 2010

Why Older Adults are Going Back to School
Suite 101, July 26, 2010

Financing Training for Career Changes
Bloomberg Business Week, July 22, 2010

Data Highlight Challenges for Older Workers
Community College Times, July 14, 2010

Standards Will Help Other Colleges Start Programs for Older Learners
Community College Times, July 13, 2010

Colleges Look to Sustain Plus 50 Efforts After Funding Expires
Community College Times, July 13, 2010

Fulfilling a Promise While Attaining New Skills
Community College Times, June 26, 2010 

Eight Tips on Going Back to School
US News & World Report, May 17, 2010

Advocating for Adult Learners
LearnmoreMN Blog, May 13, 2010

Helping Older Learners Find Their Way: How One Adviser Serves Plus 50 Students' Various Needs
Community College Times, May 12, 2010

CPTC Tapped to Help Expand Plus 50 Initiative
Business Examiner, May 4, 2010

Plus 50 Initiative Expands to More Colleges
Community College Times, May 3, 2010

Community Colleges Joining Baby Boomer Initiative (USA)
City & Guilds Centre for Development, April 29, 2010

CPTC Staff Offer Strategies to Reach Baby Boomers
The Suburban Times, April 28, 2010

Mixed results in getting Baby Boomers back to school
The Examiner, April 1, 2010

What’s next for 50 and older in the job market?
The Gainesville Sun, March 28, 2010

50-plus fair offers opportunity for new career
The Gainesville Sun, March 22, 2010

New programs at Community Colleges
Community College Times, March 22, 2010

Recession silver lining: More people volunteering to help their communities
Minnesota Post, March 22, 2010

Summit Focuses on Need for Nurses
The Gainesville Sun, February 16, 2010

Baby Boomers Going Back to School: St. Louis Community College Offers Plus 50 program
St. Louis Examiner, January 7, 2010

Plus 50 Initiative hits stride in its first year
Community College Times, November 30, 2009

Plus-50 Success Story
Community College Journal, October/November 2009

50-Plus crowd pursues more education
The Gainesville Sun, October 7, 2009

Santa Fe fair will tout training, careers for people 50 and older
The Gainesville Sun, October 6, 2009

A Former Homemaker Seeks a Green Career
Chronicle of Higher Education, September 28, 2009

Taking the Next Step: The Face of the Classroom is Changing as the Sour Economy Prompts More Older Adults to Return to School
Boston Globe, September 13, 2009

Plus 50 Colleges Roll with the Changes
Community College Times, August 14, 2009

Pitching Stories to the Media
Community College Times, June 7, 2009

Plus 50 Initiative Expands to Meet Training Demands
Community College Times, May 25, 2009

Older Workers to Get Help With Rose State Program
The Oklahoman, May 24, 2009

Martha Williams – Continuing Education at Wake Tech
680 WPTF, May 12, 2009

Boomers turn to community colleges to launch new careers
The Dallas Morning News, April 28, 2009

Forget Tuition: How Retirees Can Attend College for Free
U.S. News & World Report, April 20, 2009

Boom(er) Times at Colleges
Community College Times, April 19, 2009

Savvy Schools
The Wall Street Journal, April 18, 2009

CPTC Reaches Out to Baby Boomers
The Suburban Times, April 13, 2009

Many Finding Refuge From Recession in Community Colleges
Chicago Tribune, April 10, 2009

Community Colleges Anticipate Boom in Baby Boomer Students
Chronicle of Higher Education, April 6, 2009

Report: Meeting the Career Needs of Plus-50 Adults
Community College Journal, February/March 2009

Economy prompts shift in Plus 50
Community College Times, February 19, 2009

Program Provides Over-50 Crowd Training For Jobs
National Public Radio, February 5, 2009

More Second Acts in American Lives
New York Times, October 23, 2008

Boomers defined by changes they've witnessed or created
North County Baby Boomers, June 16, 2008

Western Dakota Tech joins Plus 50 Initiative
Rapid City Journal, June 15, 2008

Washington Colleges step up to train the boomer workforce
Public News Service, May 19, 2008