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Many facing basic needs insecurity didn't receive help from their campuses, researchers found. They suggested opening resources to all students. A majority of food-insecure community college students, 56%, said their college did not provide food assistance, according to a new report from the Center for Community College Student Engagement.
Community colleges are often pegged as the workhorses of the higher education system. The two-year colleges cater overwhelmingly to first-generation college goers, working adults, and students of color, helping them gain a foothold on the ladder of economic opportunity. Massachusetts has redoubled efforts in recent years to create a smoother transition from community college to four-year institutions. Are those initiatives paying off? Yes and no.
Current student needs are many, and the stakes are high in helping to meet those needs through effective supports. Student Voice surveys -- conducted by Inside Higher Ed and College Pulse with support from Kaplan -- capture not just the experiences of U.S. college undergraduates but also what they think their institutions could do to be more supportive.
A task force within the Oregon State Legislature is finalizing recommendations focused on college affordability, campus wraparound services and institutional accountability as it looks to improve higher education experiences and outcomes for underrepresented students.
The detrimental ripple effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on higher education won’t be going away any time soon, and student mental health is becoming an increasingly urgent issue, according to a recent EAB report.
Virginia college and university students need more support to be successful in higher education, according to a new report from the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia. These supports should focus on college/life preparedness; basic needs; sense of belonging; and mental health and well-being.
Three years after the start of the pandemic, professors still report a disconcerting level of disconnection among students even as campuses return to “normal.” Sanjay Sarma, author and former head of digital learning initiatives at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, discusses science—and what it says on how to reach and teach students.
Nearly $3.6 billion in Pell Grants wasn’t claimed by eligible high school seniors last year, a new analysis from the National College Attainment Network found. That’s a slight drop from the Class of 2021, which left $3.75 billion in Pell Grants on the table. NCAN’s latest report is the second in a series tracking unclaimed Pell Grant dollars.