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Study: Colorado Transfer Students Struggle To Graduate

Colorado Public Radio, January 27, 2016 Researcher Davis Jenkins with the Community College Research Center at Columbia University told to CPR News’ Mike Lamp about the reasons the move from community college to university can be a difficult transition. Click to story.…

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Tribune opinion: College transfer system needs some smoothing out

The Tribune (Greeley and Weld County, CO), January 25, 2016 As a college education becomes an ever-more-important prerequisite for a middle-class lifestyle and the costs of higher education continue to rise, the faltering ability of students transferring from a community college in Colorado to earn a timely degree takes on a stark significance. Read more…

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Tracking States on Transfer

Inside Higher Education, January 19, 2016 Nationwide, just 14 percent of students who first enroll at a community college transfer and eventually earn a four-year degree within a six-year period, according to a new report from the Community College Research Center at Columbia University’s Teachers College, the Aspen Institute College Excellence Fund and the National…

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A Wide Disparity in Transfer Rates

Community College Daily, January 19, 2016 There’s a great deal of variation among states in the percent of community college students who transfer to a four-year institution and the percent of transfer students who earn a bachelor’s degree within six years, according to a new report. Read more >…

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New Report Ranks States Based on Colleges’ Performance in Helping Students Transfer to Four-Year Universities and Earn Bachelor’s Degrees

Research Shows Many Community College Students Failed by Current System of Transfer NEW YORK, JAN. 19, 2016 – A new report released today by the Community College Research Center (CCRC) at Teachers College, Columbia University; the Aspen Institute College Excellence Program; and the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center finds that across the United States, only…

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eTranscripts named a “Reader’s Choice Top Product” by University Business Readers

HERNDON, VA, JAN. 13, 2016 – The National Student Clearinghouse and Ellucian’s eTranscripts’ service has been recognized for making a positive difference on college campuses by higher education leaders who named it to University Business magazine’s “Readers’ Choice Top Products” for 2016. The winners were compiled from hundreds of nominations from the magazine’s readers over…

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Why some colleges are better than others at getting women into STEM careers

MarketWatch, January 4, 2016 Just 29% of the bachelor’s degrees awarded to women were in science and engineering fields in 2014, compared with 40% for men, according to the National Student Clearinghouse. The share of 2014 female graduates with science and engineering degrees drops to 12% when social sciences and psychology are eliminated. Read more…

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