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.
At @OTCedu, Chelsea is learning everything she needs to prepare for her career in dental hygiene. She's ready to make a difference in her community and provide for her family. To learn more visit: #STScholars @sfoundation hours ago 3 3
At @MitchellTech, Nick is learning the skills he needs for a brighter future and rewarding #STEM career. See how #STScholars are finding their opportunity at excellent community colleges: @sfoundation hours ago 0 3
When Edj graduates from @BrowardCollege, she knows a job will be waiting for her in nursing--a field she's passionate about. Learn more about her journey to success here: #STScholars @sfoundation day ago 0 0
The College Excellence Program now has a LinkedIn page—please follow us there to stay connected to our work! days ago 0 2
@SiemensUSA CEO @BHumpton congratulates the 44 #STScholars for their exemplary performance and passion in the fields of healthcare, IT, energy, and advanced manufacturing. Learn more about these incredible #comm_college students here: days ago 0 0
@AspenHigherEd's @JoshWyner congratulates the 2018-2019 #STScholars for their hard work in excellent community college programs which are helping to launch them into strong #STEM careers. Learn more: days ago 0 6
Going into #STEM can lead to high-paying jobs that help build stronger and healthier communities. Learn what motivates the 2018-2019 Siemens Technical Scholars to pursue STEM degrees at their excellent community colleges. #STScholars @sfoundation days ago 3 9
We are proud to partner with @sfoundation in welcoming the 2018-2019 Siemens Technical Scholars, an exceptional group of diverse students that demonstrate the rewarding opportunities from completing an excellent #STEM program. Learn more: #STScholars days ago 1 5
We're excited to present a new class of Siemens Technical Scholars on MONDAY, SEPT. 24! Learn how excellent #STEM programs helped prepare these top students for their own paths to success: #STScholars5 days ago 0 2
CTE programs have vastly improved over the past decade, yet many learners continue to face systemic barriers to accessing high-quality #CTE programs of study and are still tracked into low-quality programs. Learn more about the equity challenge in #CTE days ago 0 4