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Ascendium in the News June 03, 2020

Community College Leadership Program to be Upgraded

A new innovative curriculum, funded with a grant from Ascendium, is being developed at the University of Maryland Global Campus, with a special focus on upgrading and redesigning to reflect challenges faced by community college leaders today.

Newsletter May 28, 2020

New Website, Investment Priorities and More

  • Checkout our new website!
  • Measuring Success
  • Focus Area Investment Priorities in Action
News Release May 28, 2020

Ascendium Education Group Announces New Philanthropy Website, Investment Priorities

The new website points partners to critical information on how Ascendium is working to change postsecondary and workforce training systems so that learners from low-income backgrounds can achieve upward socioeconomic mobility.

Spotlight May 19, 2020

Strong Start to Finish

Learn about Strong Start to Finish, the groundbreaking pooled-funding project on developmental education

Newsletter April 30, 2020

Emergency Grant Guidance

  • Emergency Aid Grants? We Have Guidance to Share
  • Essential Service: Tools of the Trade
  • New Resource: Trends & Challenges in Financial Aid Awards
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

Newsletter April 02, 2020

A Sharper Focus: 2019 Education Philanthropy Report

  • Refined strategy focuses on increasing equity for learners from low-income backgrounds
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.

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