Discusses the importance of coalitions in campus prevention work. Over the past year, some amazing developments in organizing campuses have occurred. For the campus professionals, it will now be increasingly better connected to the national field of prevention professionals. If you are not in a state with such a coalition, the goal is to better demonstrate the value of campuses working together.
Describes new initiatives, presented during the White House Summit on College Opportunity, aimed to increase college opportunities for all Americans, especially low-income and underrepresented students. Includes an overview of commitments that support college readiness.
Aims at ensuring the success of all college students, especially those who are low-income, first-generation, and students of color. The program consists of a coalition of 44 member institutions that will work together for three calendar years (2016-2018) to develop a comprehensive, institutional transformation that redesigns the first year of college and creates sustainable change for student success.
Discusses the role of statewide coalitions on prevention efforts on campuses. The author is the project director of Missouri Partners in Prevention, Missouri’s statewide coalition funded by the Missouri Department of Mental Health, and serves as a senior coordinator in the Wellness Resource Center at the University of Missouri.
Highlights findings from a study by the Institute for Women’s Policy Research to understand the prevalence and nature of existing Head Start partnerships, explore the feasibility of expanding these partnerships to serve more eligible student parents and their children, and analyze the benefits and challenges associated with such arrangements.
Compiles several targeted violence resources, including research studies, guides, training information, and websites, to help school administrators in their efforts to ensure the safety and well being of their campuses.
For incarcerated men and women, access to higher education and training provides second chances and the opportunity to forge a new future once released. This episode of ALL IN looks at the impact of higher education for formerly incarcerated Hoosiers, why so many obstacles remain in their way, and ongoing programs and efforts to make things better.
LaGuardia Community College is creating an Office of Credit for Prior Learning, a first for the college and for the City University of New York system. The idea is to give working adults, especially those returning to college, credits for work experience and accomplishments outside the classroom so they can earn degrees in less time.