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Community Colleges Shape Student Success

Since community colleges serve almost half of the undergraduates in the U.S., you’re well aware of the task at hand. Even with the challenge of improving retention and completion rates, you’re responsible to help a diverse student population succeed in completing college, getting a job, and advancing their career.

At Pearson, we recognize the value that you’re bringing to your communities and the millions of students who rely on you to make progress in their lives through learning. Learn more about how other community colleges are succeeding and making an impact on student success.

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What does the value of community college mean to you?

We asked community college leaders what the value of community college means to them. Hear what they had to say.

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Learn how some of the best community colleges are enabling student success

Community colleges leading the way

Gaston College’s SPARC3 program provides STEM students a hands on, interactive education experience combined with personalized support services – paving the way to graduation.

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Learn how some of the best community colleges are enabling student success

Community colleges leading the way

Norco College’s Summer Advantage program provides students with the skills, motivation, and support they need to improve their math or English placements and advance to college-level courses, prior to entering college – saving them time and money.

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Learn how some of the best community colleges are enabling student success

Community colleges leading the way

Alamo Colleges' Alamo I-BEST program helps fill the skills gap in San Antonio, TX by contextualizing basic skills students need with skills required for high demand occupations.

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Learn how some of the best community colleges are enabling student success

Community colleges leading the way

Central Community College in Nebraska works to improve veteran and military student success with GRADES - a revolutionary professional development program. It's unique approach engages faculty and staff in understanding the challenges veterans face reintegrating into the classroom.

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The greatest thing community colleges provide is that opportunity for everyone—and in a way, what’s more American than that?

Jim Klyczek, President, Niagara Community College

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Community colleges making a difference

Here are some examples of how community colleges are making a difference in the lives of their students.

Rusty Denning,
Piedmont Technical College

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Tony Holland,
Wallace Community College

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Jim Klyczek,
Niagara Community College

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