Press Releases

October 23, 2017

River Valley Community College unveils new infant and toddler early childhood education certificate program to meet community and workforce needs

Curriculum includes newly-launched Introduction to Infant Mental Health course, partnerships with local child care and welfare organizations

High school students from across New Hampshire get insider knowledge about automotive technology careers

Community College System of New Hampshire and New Hampshire Auto Dealers Association in 20th year of partnership to present Automotive Career Day to NH students

October 16, 2017

First Advanced Manufacturing ApprenticeshipUSA-NH Launch to Offer Insight into New, Statewide Program

November 1 Event at Teleflex Medical to Celebrate New Registered Apprenticeships

For Immediate Release

September 25, 2017


Edwin Smith of Hinsdale, Former NH State Representative, Appointed to Community College System Board


August 28, 2017

Great Bay Community College works out the knots for massage therapists in training

Flexible schedules, community training sites, and tuition incentives help offset impending shortage of massage therapists

The Community College System of NH joined Legislative Budget Assistant auditors on Aug. 25 to present the CCSNH Performance Audit for fiscal years 2012-16 to the joint Legislative Fiscal committee.  The audit was designed to provide recommendations for ongoing organizational improvement efforts. 

August 2017

Claremont area High School Students Earn Free College Credit Through River Valley Community College’s Pathway2Success Program

August 18, 2017

American Honda and Nashua Community College Partner to Place Students with Skilled Jobs and Fill Workforce Gap in Automotive Industry

Automotive industry looks to Nashua Community College as impending technician turnover looms

August 7, 2017

New BURNDY advanced manufacturing training apprenticeship program brings the classroom to the company

Partnership leverages employees as Lakes Region Community College faculty to enhance traditional “train the trainer” approaches

The Business Case for Humanities Education

By Heidi Bostic and Ross Gittell

Labor shortages and skill gaps in New Hampshire have limited overall growth and the state’s ability to attract and retain growing businesses.  While high energy and other costs, and business climate factors contribute to NH’s business outlook and prospects, it is widely recognized that labor skill shortages and demography are working against the economic vitality of the state and against many employers’ ability to accept new orders and compete nationally and globally.