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EDUCATION PHILANTHROPY DIVISION OF ASCENDIUM EDUCATION GROUP

Resource Library

Sharing knowledge is at the heart of our mission. Explore Ascendium’s growing library of publications that examine the complex challenges facing postsecondary learners, and how we’re helping our partners address them.

Resources

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October 2020

Insights Report: The Road Ahead for Rural Colleges

Rural college leaders are responding to demographic declines in innovative ways, including aligning more closely with regional workforce needs, creating satellite locations and using technology to close distance gaps. (Report produced by The Chronicle of Higher Education and sponsored by Ascendium)
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September 2020

Key Takeaways: What It Takes to be a Student-Centered Institution Now

Higher education leaders share insights and strategies for keeping student success at the forefront in this summary of a virtual forum hosted by The Chronicle of Higher Education and sponsored by Ascendium.
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August 2020

Finding Scholarships: Where to Look and How to Win Them

This workshop shows students how to find private scholarships that are a good match for them and provide tips on how they can win them. Recommended for grades: 10, 11, 12
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August 2020

Finding Scholarships: Where to Look and How to Win Them

This workshop shows students how to find private scholarships that are a good match for them and provide tips on how they can win them. Recommended for grades: 10, 11, 12
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August 2020

Choosing a College: How to Find the Right One for You

This workshop shows students how to choose a college based on what's important to them so they can increase their odds of graduating. Recommended for grades: 10, 11, 12
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August 2020

Choosing a College: How to Find the Right One for You

This workshop shows students how to choose a college based on what's important to them so they can increase their odds of graduating. Recommended for grades: 10, 11, 12
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August 2020

Completing the FAFSA®: How to Unlock Money for College

This workshop walks parents and students through the FAFSA so they know what information is required to successfully complete it. Recommended for grades: 12 and their parents
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August 2020

Completing the FAFSA®: How to Unlock Money for College

This workshop walks parents and students through the FAFSA so they know what information is required to successfully complete it. Recommended for grades: 12 and their parents
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August 2020

Calculating the Price of College: It's Less Than You Might Think

This workshop shows students that with the help of financial aid—federal grants and scholarships—the price of college can be affordable. Recommended for grades: 11, 12
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August 2020

Calculating the Price of College: It's Less Than You Might Think

This workshop shows students that with the help of financial aid—federal grants and scholarships—the price of college can be affordable. Recommended for grades: 11, 12
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July 2020

How Did Six Community Colleges Design Support of Part-Time Faculty?

The final report by Columbia University's Community College Research Center analyzes the experience of six community colleges' efforts to support adjunct faculty and issues four recommendations to the field.
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May 2020

Remove Structural Barriers to Success

This overview of one of Ascendium’s funding focus area explores Ascendium’s investment priorities supporting leadership development and student success, and the desired outcomes of that support.
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