DALLAS, TX (February 29, 2012) – Achieving the Dream, a national nonprofit leading the nation’s most comprehensive non-governmental reform network for community college student success, has teamed-up with the Walmart Foundation for a new $2.5 million partnership to help community college students by increasing staff and faculty engagement.
The Walmart Foundation Launches Partnership to help More Community College Students ‘Achieve their Dream’Feb 29, 2012
Feb 28, 2012
DALLAS, TX (February 28, 2012) – Achieving the Dream, in partnership with AACC and Lumina Foundation, this evening announced Zane State College as the winner of the fourth annual Leah Meyer Austin Institutional Student Success Leadership Award.Zane State College was recognized for their work in closing the achievement gap between developmental education students and college-ready students, improving the retention of drop-out prone students, and the superb management of the college’s leadership team.
Achieving the Dream Names Miami Dade College President Dr. Eduardo J. Padrón to the Board of DirectorsFeb 28, 2012
DALLAS, TX (February 28, 2012) – Achieving the Dream – a national nonprofit leading the nation’s most comprehensive non-governmental reform network for community college student success in higher education history – named Miami Dade College President Dr. Eduardo J. Padrón to the Board of Directors.
More than 1,400 Community College Leaders Convene in Dallas this Week to Increase Student Success and CompletionFeb 27, 2012
DALLAS, TX (February 27, 2012) – The nation’s most comprehensive reform network for community college student success in higher education history is convening this week in Dallas for “D.R.E.A.M.” - Achieving the Dream’s 2012 Annual Meeting on Student Success. More than 1,400 influential policy-makers, thought-leaders, and practitioners - who are all dedicated to increasing community college student success nationwide - are coming from across the nation to Dallas to share results, announce new multi-million-dollar partnerships, and direct the course of the
Feb 27, 2012
Silver Spring, MD (February 27, 2012) – Achieving the Dream – the nation’s most comprehensive non-governmental reform network for community college student success in higher education history – launched a new website and welcomed new staff members. This is just the start of an already exciting new year and a new Top Ten List of Accomplishments so-far in 2012 highlights the additional milestones (below).
Statement by Achieving the Dream President and CEO William E. Trueheart on the Hiring of Rachel Singer as Vice President for Community College Relations and Applied ResearchFeb 9, 2012
Silver Spring, MD (February 9, 2012) – We are pleased to announce Rachel Singer as our new Vice President for Community College Relations and Applied Research, effective February 1, 2012.
Feb 1, 2012
Silver Spring, MD (February 1, 2012) – Two community college students at Achieving the Dream Institutions won the first-ever DREAM Big for College T-Shirt Design Contest. Edging out nearly 100 other student submissions, these two students garnered the most votes and will have their original art featured on two limited edition T-shirts that will be given to all attendees of D.R.E.A.M. (Achieving the Dream’s 2012 Annual Meeting on Student Success) starting February 28, 2012. The winning students are:
Jan 30, 2012
Meeting the challenge of sufficient institutional research (IR) and information technology (IT) capacity is one of the most common and toughest in the national reform movement for more community college student success. And the solution goes beyond hiring more capable staff; it requires knocking down the department walls and establishing a campus-wide culture of evidence.
Jan 18, 2012
Achieving The Dream (www.achievingthedream.org), in partnership with CompletionMatters.org, a project of ISKME (www.iskme.org) and StudentMentor.org, challenges community college students enrolled in Achieving the Dream Institutions nationwide to tell their stories, in three minutes or less, for the chance to win prizes such as iPads, tuition scholarships, school supplies, and Amazon Gift Cards. Winners will be announced at
Statement by Achieving the Dream President and CEO William E. Trueheart on Valencia College Being Named the Winner of The Aspen Prize for Community College ExcellenceDec 12, 2011
Silver Spring, MD (December 12, 2011) – We are proud to congratulate Valencia College for winning The Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence. Valencia College – an Achieving the Dream Leader College and 2009 winner of Achieving the Dream’s most prestigious award– the Leah Meyer Austin Institutional Student Success Leadership Award – was recognized today for demonstrated excellence in improved student performance over time.
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