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.
Food insecurity is common on college campuses, and Pennsylvania colleges are no exception. State leaders are calling for action to improve the state of food access on college campuses across the state.
Cal State Long Beach this semester became the first in the Cal State University system to have a mobile crisis unit with mental health professionals responding to mental health emergencies in place of campus police.
In speaking about the importance of advancing equity and economic mobility during his remarks at the 2022 AACC Annual, U.S. Education Under Secretary James Kvaal emphasized that “a strong community college might be the most important institution our country has for that goal.” High praise indeed from the U.S. Department of Education’s top higher education official.
No one leaves prison with the goal of coming back. But for far too long, supports for people released from federal and state prisons have been fragmented, inequitable, and insufficient. A new national initiative aims to improve access to employment, education, and other opportunities for people exiting prison and those under supervision.
When Jason Keaton mentioned that there was a chance to earn a college education at Lancaster State Prison, his brother urged him to sign up. Keaton went on to earn two associates degrees through correspondence courses provided by Feather River College, a two-year institution in northern California.
This week, four men exchanged their prison attire for caps and gowns as part of the Goucher College graduation ceremony at Maryland Correctional Institution-Jessup. In years to come, there is likely to be a lot more pomp and circumstance in fortified compounds guarded by razor wire.
Montana's effort to increase college graduation numbers is getting a boost from a new grant. The nonprofit Complete College America has chosen the Treasure State and two other states for its Policy, Equity and Practice initiative, made possible through a $1.75 million grant from Ascendium Education Group.
In April, six Tribal Colleges and Universities (TCUs) participating in ATD’s Serving Native American Students with Holistic Student Supports project convened in North Dakota to share advancements in student support and to develop plans that continue building on their accomplishments. The cohort of six colleges were gathering in person for the first time since DREAM 2020, and excitement throughout the event was palpable.