Advancing college student success.

The Aspen Institute’s College Excellence Program aims to advance higher education practices and leadership that significantly improve student learning, completion, and employment after college—especially for the growing population of students of color and low-income students on American campuses.

Our Supporters

The Aspen College Excellence Program deeply appreciates our funding partners,
without whom our work would not be possible.

As indicated on the program pages that follow, each partner listed above supports different strands of the Aspen College Excellence Program’s work.
RT @MikeBloomberg: We can do more to ensure our veterans get a top-tier education. Today, members of our American Talent Initiative are com…5 days ago 38 0
RT @DaytonPrezSpina: .@univofdayton is joining w/ other members of the American Talent Initiative to open new doors to college opportunity…5 days ago 5 0
The American Talent Initiative is determined to open college doors for veterans! Here’s why leading colleges & universities have committed to boosting the enrollment & graduation of students who have served in the military. https://t.co/p2aIdoQtVi #ActivateTalent https://t.co/uGERDboa625 days ago 6 9
Congratulations to @janet_spriggs, a 2018-19 Aspen Presidential Fellow for Community College Excellence, who was just named president of @ForsythTechCC in Winston-Salem, N.C. https://t.co/sUHKuBtUH94 weeks ago 1 11
Aspen CEP’s Josh Wyner and Brittney Davidson discussed how to build effective community college partnerships with dozens of housing sector CEOs today. Thanks to @Harvard_JCHS for a great opportunity.1 month ago 0 7
We loved seeing updates from @MAGIC_MDC's latest Game Jam, where students designed a video game in 20 hours. As student Gabriela explained, MAGIC creates "opportunities like these for the students to understand and practice what the real world process of creation is." Great work! https://t.co/uLI8iCTObX1 month ago 0 2
As our Siemens Technical Scholars head toward rewarding careers in #STEM, we're having a final celebration of everyone recognized this week. Congratulations, #STScholars! @BrowardCollege @CNMonline @MDCollege @OTCedu @valenciacollege @sfoundation https://t.co/Ajh6HMCUjB2 months ago 7 18
RT @SCCollege: TO: @sfoundation, @AspenHigherEd FROM: South Central College's 2018 Siemens Technical Scholars "Thanks for the scholarship…2 months ago 2 0
RT @valenciacollege: Congratulations to our 2018 Siemens Technical Scholars and Mentors: Brianna Gonzalez, Kacie Paulk, Juan Luna, Michael…2 months ago 1 0
Congratulations to the Siemens Technical Scholars honored at @CNMonline and @valenciacollege yesterday! You are making a difference in the lives of others and we're excited for your continued career opportunities in #STEM. @sfoundation #STScholars2 months ago 1 3