Community Colleges

The 2019 Aspen Prize For Community College Excellence

April 9, 2019  • College Excellence Program

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Community colleges play a crucial role in fostering social mobility for students and developing talent for their communities across the country. 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 or transfer. This publication profiles and synthesizes the practices of colleges that won and were finalists for the 2019 Aspen Prize. The 2019 Aspen Prize is supported by ECMC Foundation, Joyce Foundation, the Kresge Foundation, and Siemens Foundation.