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.

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RT @DanPorterfield: Huge American Talent Initiative announcement today: After two years, our member colleges have increased lower-income en…23 hours ago 6 0
“A major push to increase enrollment of lower-income students at the nation’s top colleges and universities is showing some early signs of success.” Read more about ATI's progress: https://t.co/EfOJCfDfkM @melissakorn #ActivateTalent23 hours ago 2 17
New report: The American Talent Initiative is on track to reach its goal to enroll 50,000 additional low- and moderate-income students by 2025. https://t.co/9Y80UD9GPZ #ActivateTalent https://t.co/a4YEPG6SWe1 day ago 4 15
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What steps can community colleges take to evolve and become more effective and inclusive for all students? We’re discussing now. https://t.co/LDtm06sU1F2 weeks ago 0 1
At 3:30 ET, we'll discuss the talent in our nation's community colleges with @ECMCFoundation, @RoadtripNation & other partners. Tune in! https://t.co/flDRdkQs8t #CommCollegeRoadtrip https://t.co/x5vG7EHpFE2 weeks ago 2 4
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