Energy Jobs May Threaten Community College Enrollment

Energy Jobs May Threaten Community College Enrollment

Powell – Northwest College in Powell saw an abrupt halt to several years of growing enrollment this fall. Six percent fewer students are attending classes and that may be tied to Wyoming's strong economy. High-paying jobs in the minerals sector are not resulting in an exodus from the state's seven community colleges. But Wyoming Public Radio's Aaron Alpern reports it's one of two serious challenges facing the community college system