Community Colleges

The 2013 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence

March 20, 2013  •

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For millions of Americans, community colleges provide an essential pathway to well-paying jobs and continuing higher education. The Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence honors those institutions that strive for and achieve exceptional levels of success for all students, while they are in college and after they graduate. This publication profiles and synthesizes the practices of colleges that won and were finalists for the Aspen Prize. The 2017 Aspen Prize is supported by the Kresge Foundation, Joyce Foundation, and Siemens Foundation.