Press Releases

November 21, 2016

Community College System of NH Budget Request Would Lower In-State Tuition

Concord, NH - Community College System of New Hampshire (CCSNH) leadership testified during the Governor’s budget hearings on November 21 that if their budget request can be fulfilled, in-state tuition will stay flat in year one of the biennium and drop in year two. Over the past five years, CCSNH has reduced its tuition, bucking national trends and increasing access and affordability for New Hampshire residents.

November 16, 2016

RVCC adds new C++ programming course to lineup of immersive college prep program

Support from the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation provides full tuition for 15 high school students

For Immediate Release
Nov. 15, 2016

Community College System of NH Holds Apprenticeship Open House and Panel Discussion


November 7, 2016

Great Bay Community College Offers New Non-destructive Testing Certificate Program

College tailored curriculum to meet the needs of several local employers including Hitchiner Manufacturing Co. and Safran Aerospace Composites

For Immediate Release
October 31, 2016

CCSNH Public Statement on Wire Fraud Incident

Concord, NH - The Community College System of NH has been the victim of an incident of wire fraud about which we wish to inform the community. While we are actively engaged in mitigating the incident, we felt it was important to share this news in order to warn other organizations about this business email compromise scheme targeting colleges and universities, and potentially any entity operating in a public bidding environment.

October 25, 2016

River Valley Community College announces two free opportunities for kids to learn technology skills

Alice 3D Animation Programming and Kids in Technology Day connect students of all ages to computer science and each other

For Immediate Release
October 25, 2016

Community College System of NH Awarded Grant to Strengthen Apprenticeships
Funds will support ApprenticeshipUSA program


Concord, NH – The Community College System of NH (CCSNH) has been awarded a $1.2 million grant from the US Department of Labor to enhance apprenticeship opportunities within the information technology, healthcare and manufacturing sectors.

October 24, 2016


Lakes Region Community College Celebrates Oktoberfest with New Brewing and Fermentation Certificate

Future brewers and vintners learn production and operations skills to work in fast-growing craft brewing industry

October 20, 2016

River Valley Community College’s evolving Catch the Wave program empowers high school students to earn college credit

Reduced tuition program reinforces academics, responsibility, and follow-through

October 17, 2016

Community College System of NH Celebrates Manufacturing Week Through Partnerships

By: CCSNH Chancellor Ross Gittell

New Hampshire joined 49 states to celebrate Manufacturing Week through events, tours, student engagement and more. The celebration is intended to shine a brighter light on manufacturing, on career opportunities and on many companies that serve as economic engines for our economy.