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Spotlight April 15, 2020

Transforming Community Colleges for Student Success

Sue Cui, Senior Program Officer, reflects on her Aspen Presidential Fellowship for Community College Excellence

Ascendium in the News April 01, 2020

COVID-19: Ascendium's Role as a National Leader in Postsecondary Philanthropy

Goldie Blumenstyk speaks with six postsecondary philanthropic leaders, including Amy Kerwin, Ascendium’s Vice President – Education Philanthropy, to see how grantmaking organizations are shifting gears during the COVID pandemic

News Release March 26, 2020

For Our Partners: Ascendium’s COVID-19 Response Plan

Read our COVID-19 response

News Release March 20, 2020

Ascendium donates $85,000 to Dane County Covid-19 Emergency and Recovery Fund

On Friday, March 20 leadership from Boys & Girls Club of Dane County and United Way of Dane County announced a collaborative effort to provide financial relief for individuals and families affected by COVID-19.

News Release March 17, 2020

Largest-ever Study of Impact of Open Educational Resources in College Reveals Benefits of Introducing OER Courses on a Broad Scale

Community college students taking multiple OER courses earned more credits and similar grades than students who took no OER courses and reported high engagement with course materials; effort saved students $10.7 million and was cost-effective for colleges

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