Annual Report 2016-2017

The College Promise Campaign Annual Report celebrates the tremendous growth in College Promise programs in the second year since the Campaign launched. Through communications, advocacy, leadership development, cross-sector engagement, and research, the Campaign has encouraged a national movement in communities and states to make a community college education within reach for eligible hardworking students seeking to complete a […]

Hungry and Homeless In College

Hungry and Homeless In College: Results From a National Study of Basic Needs Insecurity In Higher Education By: Sara Goldrick-Rab, Jed Richardson, and Anthony Hernandez Wisconsin HOPE Lab Food and housing insecurity among the nation’s community college students threatens their health and well-being, along with their academic achievements. Addressing these basic needs is critical to ensuring that […]

College Promise Campaign Annual Report 2015-2016

The College Promise Campaign Annual Report celebrates the tremendous growth in College Promise programs in the first year since the Campaign launched. Through communications, advocacy, leadership development, cross- sector engagement, and research, the Campaign has encouraged a national movement in communities and states to make a community college education within reach for eligible hardworking students […]

College Promise Campaign Overview

A brief overview of the College Promise Campaign, it’s importance in preparing a competitive 21st Century workforce, and how cross-sector collaboration can help in moving forward. Download

Promise Profile: Tennessee Promise

The Tennessee Promise today is a statewide Promise program that serves as a model for the development of other statewide initiatives. Led by the efforts of Governor Bill Haslam, it first began as the Knoxville Promise in 2008 and expanded to tnAchieves in 2009. Download

Promise Profile: Oregon Promise

The Oregon Promise is a statewide Promise program that formed in 2015 when State Senator Mark Hass (D) and State Representative Mark Johnson (R) convened a bipartisan committee to increase opportunity so that high school graduates can obtain a community college degree or certificate without the burden of overwhelming debt. Download

Promise Profile: Long Beach Promise

The College Promise offers ways for Long Beach Unified School District students to prepare for, enter and complete college. A unique partnership with Long Beach City College (LBCC), California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) and the City of Long Beach, it provides a free semester of tuition at LBCC, guaranteed admission to CSULB, early outreach, […]

Rural Community College Promise Programs

College Promise programs are evolving in several rural regions throughout the nation where, on average, far fewer students attain higher education degrees or certificates than their urban or suburban counterparts. This summarizes the benefits and positive effect on how to tailor a Promise program within your community. Download


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