Applying to college has always been harder for first-generation and low-income students than for peers with greater access to support at every step of the process. This year, data shows, that gulf has widened.
University of Kansas students can now download a free app to help stay safe on campus. The Rave Guardian mobile phone app includes real-time interactive features that enable students to connect with a network of friends, family and safety personnel at the Lawrence and Edwards campuses.
When students walk through the doors of the Dodge City Community College Student Achievement and Resources Center (SARC), they can expect a calm, relaxed environment for tutoring, advising, studying and study hall.
The University of Nebraska Public Policy Center is partnering with Boys Town to oversee the administration of a new $1.28 million grant from the United States Department of Justice to evaluate and expand the Safe2HelpNE school reporting system.
When students apply to a four-year college or university directly from high school, they know they want to earn at least a bachelor’s degree. Not all students who enroll in community colleges have the same clarity about their future. A new program aims to help by making it easier to transfer credits and otherwise ease the transition for students who want to earn a four-year degree.