A group of D.C. area colleges and universities are joining together to research ways to reduce gun violence. This coalition of schools, called the 120 Initiative, will explore topics such as social economic issues, impacts of technology, and interactions between law and society.
In Ohio, efforts among community colleges over the past decade have helped to increase student achievement, in particular, two-year college graduation rates have nearly doubled, according to the Ohio Association of Community Colleges (OACC).
The community college transfer process is often a bumpy ride. While many students who enroll in a community college want to get a bachelor’s degree, only about 30 percent successfully transfer to a four-year institution. Even fewer actually earn their degree. A unique partnership between Northern Virginia Community College and George Mason University aims to change that trajectory by reimagining the transfer pipeline.