The Northerner

In the wake of the Early Childhood Center’s closure, students work to save it

As student Alex Voland collected student signatures to 'Save the Early Childhood Center,' she recalled one student saying that they would miss the kids on campus, laughing and playing. The center is slated to close June 1.

Mackenzie Manley, Editor-in-Chief

April 2, 2018

In a small room next to the Early Childhood Center, Samantha Hamilton holds her youngest son on one knee. In front of them are stacks of research and statistics that detail the struggle single parents face while obtaining a college degree. For her, the ECC has made her feel like finishing her educ...

Early Childhood Center closing in June

In this file photo, Audrey Wilson works with some of the students at the Early Childhood Center.

Mackenzie Manley, Editor-in-Chief

March 16, 2018

In light of financial challenges, interim president Gerard St. Amand announced on Friday that the Early Childhood Center will close its doors by June 1, 2018, citing in a letter to the student body that it has “been operating at a significant annual deficit for more than five years.” Accordi...

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