Collaborating to Expand Access to Education

Partners in Advance Northeast Ohio promote collaborations that cross borders and increase access and opportunity to education. One new effort being launched by a group of partners is the Brunswick Higher Education Center.

Officials of Cuyahoga Community College, the city of Brunswick and five other Ohio colleges unveiled plans to create two buildings where residents of northern Medina County will be able to earn associate and bachelor’s degrees without ever leaving Brunswick.

The city of Brunswick is arranging financing to pay for the buildings, estimated to cost about $10 million. Tri-C would lease the buildings for 15 to 20 years, with an option to renew.

Tri-C has offered college courses at Brunswick High School for three years, with enrollment more than doubling each year. More than 300 students currently are enrolled in 25 courses.

Other partners in the project include Ashland University, Baldwin-Wallace College, Cleveland State University, Tiffin University and Ursuline College.

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