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2020 Philanthropy Report Now Available, Formation of Rural Postsecondary Research Agenda Underway and More
- Now Available! 2020 Education Philanthropy Report, Empowering Possibilities
- Work Underway for Creation of a Rural Postsecondary Education Research Agenda
- Initiatives Address Transfer from Different Angles
Ascendium Education Group has released its 2020 Education Philanthropy report, Empowering Possibilities. The report tells the story of Ascendium’s philanthropy during an unprecedented time and the tremendous efforts of our grant partners who were able to advance their work despite numerous challenges.
Ascendium is pleased to announce the availability of our 2020 Education Philanthropy Report, Empowering Possibilities. Our report tells the story of our philanthropy during an unprecedented time and the tremendous efforts of our grant partners, who were able to advance their work despite numerous challenges.
New Fund for Institutions to Explore Student-centric Partnerships, Exploring Technology in Prison Postsecondary Education and More
- New Transformational Partnership Fund Helps Institutions Explore Student-Centric Partnerships and Collaborations
- Open Campus Media Convening and ITHAKA Project Examine Technology in Prison Postsecondary Education Programs
- Strong Start to Finish Convening Encourages Courageous, Ambitious Action
Goldie Blumenstyk analyzes the new Transformational Partnerships Fund, designed to help postsecondary institutions better serve students through the exploration of partnerships and collaborations. Ascendium is one of four organizations that have partnered to co-fund this initiative.
New Transformational Partnerships Fund Helps Institutions Explore Student-Centric Partnerships and Collaborations
The Transformational Partnership Fund will provide postsecondary institutions with support to safely and confidentially explore partnerships and collaborations that could transform the way they serve students from low-income backgrounds. Partnerships will range from mergers to shared administrative services and consolidated academic offerings. The new fund was established by ECMC Foundation and SeaChange Capital Partners, with additional founding support from Ascendium and The Kresge Foundation.
Strong Start to Finish Convening Encourages Courageous, Ambitious Action on Developmental Education Reforms
Members of the Strong Start to Finish Learning Network convened virtually in early March to share insights, progress and strategies for reforming developmental education in their postsecondary systems and institutions.
Share Your Thoughts, Results from National Postsecondary Education in Prison Programs Survey and New Follow-up Reports for Rural Matters Podcasts
- Share Your Thoughts With Us!
- The Expanding Role of Colleges in Prison Education
- New Tools to Understand and Better Serve Those with Some College, No Degree
Ascendium has awarded a grant from its $10 million Maintain Momentum for Student Success Initiative to the Wisconsin Technical College System to continue its reform efforts and keep each technical college engaged.
Community college baccalaureates have grown over the past three decades. A new research project will focus on how these degrees affect equity and access in baccalaureate attainment and connections to the labor market.
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