With graduation this weekend at the University of Florida, many students will be ready to join the work force, but not all graduates will follow the “traditional” path. As WUFT-FM’s Shauna Mackey and Ricki Albritton report, there are many paths these students can follow after their walk across the stage.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/news/files/2011/12/TraditionalNonTradtionalGrads.mp3]
The Florida Senate passed a bill Wednesday that refocuses the purpose and direction of the state’s community colleges. Senate Bill 374, the College Competitiveness Act of 2017, sets the primary missions of community colleges as providing associate of arts degrees and other lower level undergraduate college credit.