Aspen Prize 2019 Winners

Two exceptional, truly student-centered Florida community colleges won the 2019 Aspen Prize, Indian River State College in Fort Pierce and Miami Dade College in Miami.

IRSC’s relentless focus on data-driven continuous improvement and customer service has led to the development of clear guided pathways and exceptional transfer and baccalaureate outcomes. MDC showed that one of the nation’s largest, most diverse colleges can achieve successful reforms at scale in teaching and learning, developmental education, and guided pathways.

Three colleges were named Rising Stars for their strong improvement in student outcomes over time: Odessa College and Palo Alto College in Texas and Pierce College Fort Steilacoom in Washington.

How Indian River State College Paves the Way for Transfer Students

The Nation’s Largest Community College Keeps Breaking New Ground

The Aspen Prize is made possible by generous support from Ascendium Education Group, Joyce Foundation, and Siemens Foundation.
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Ben Barrett, Program Manager