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Achieving the Dream Convening Highlights Student Success

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

ORLANDO— Achieving the Dream (ATD), the national reform network of more than 300 community colleges committed to increasing student success, kicked off its annual convening this week showcasing the powerful narrative of its member institutions. Imani Perry delivers keynote address at the Achieving the Dream convening in Orlando, Florida.

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Partnership Focuses on Enhancing Student Success Coaching Program

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The University of Maryland Global Campus (UMGC) is looking to enhance its student success coaching program as its student demographics change. Ruth Bauer White InsideTrack "What UMGC has shared with us is that their student demographics are changing,” said Steve Ast, senior vice president of partner success at InsideTrack.

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Employers Seek ‘Success Skills’ Among Potential Employees: Report

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Communication, teamwork, and problem-solving are key “success skills” employers seek in potential employees, according to a new report by the Southern Regional Education Board (SREB). But it is unclear whether credentialing certifies those skills.

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Workgroup Offers 13 Recommendations to Advance CSU Student Success

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Student success experts have prescribed potential solutions to declining Black student enrollment and retention numbers in California’s public universities in a recent report published by The California State University (CSU) Office of the Chancellor. strategies that directly support Black student success; 2.) Dr. Thomas A.

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Male Resource Centers Promote Success Among Men of Color

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The African American Male Education Network and Development, also known as A²MEND, is led by African American male educators who work for institutional change within California’s community college system to increase the success of African American male students. One thing Compton College and President [Dr.

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NBA Foundation, College Possible Team Up to Help Close Access and Success Gap

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The mission of the nonprofit is to boost college access and success by connecting high school and college students with near-peer coaches. With the additional support, the program is helping students in those communities to navigate the complex world of college access, admissions, and success.

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PCC Aiming to Empower Rural Students for Academic and Career Success

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PCC President Lawrence Rouse said the college’s RPED program will employ an academic coach to provide academic counseling and connect participants with the wraparound support services they need for success on and off campus.

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