Monthly Archives: February 2019


Marquez Remembers Being in Student’s Shoes

  Desi Marquez was the first person in his family to attend college. Today he is well on the way to earning his Ph.D. But he still vividly recalls how unsure and confused he was about the college application process as a high school senior.  “The idea of college is something I wanted to do, [...]

By | February 22nd, 2019|College & Career Readiness|

Serendipity Leads to IEBC Book

A serendipitous search for a better way to support her Hinds Community College (Raymond, Mississippi) colleagues in her role as Director of Institutional Research and Effectiveness led Dr. Carley Dear to a new tool providing her with an entirely new approach to fostering student success. The tool was the book Creating A Data-Informed Culture in [...]

By | February 22nd, 2019|College & Career Readiness|

Ascendium Awards $1 Million Grant

San Diego, Calif. Ascendium Education Group, one of the nation’s leading higher education philanthropies, has awarded a one million dollar grant to the Institute for     Evidence-Based  Change   (IEBC) for the Caring Campus Initiative. The objective of this program is to increase student retention and success in community colleges by creating and cultivating Caring Campus environments [...]

By | February 21st, 2019|Uncategorized|