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Two Pomo dancers wear traditional regalia at Mendocino College's Native American Day.

Scaling Up: Expanding Support for Native American Students

Mendocino College in California will apply grant funding to continue supporting its Indigenous learners and further close equity gaps through intentional conversations with local leaders and additional staffing to support programming.

Two students in a large room share their science research poster with a professor as others walk by.

Summer Bridges Build First-Gen Connections

Student Voice survey data on new-student orientation experiences indicate that summer bridge program participants who are first generation feel more comfortable accessing resources, more prepared for college and more socially connected than other first-gen and even continuing-generation students.

The University of Missouri Kansas City's mascot, a kangaroo, holds up a tablet on campus.

Success Program Launch: Free Tablets, Hotspots for Low-Income Learners

A university provides students living at or below the poverty line with a tablet and hotspot at no cost to the learner to use for schoolwork and life beyond college.

Three students stand at a black table with golden balloon letters that read "Centre Firsts"

Scaling Up: Enrichment Funding for High-Impact Learning

An endowed gift allows Centre College to offer additional scholarship funding for first-generation, low-income students to participate in study abroad, underpaid internships or other experiential learning opportunities.

Close-up shot of four female students doing calculus problems on a whiteboard in a larger active learning–style classroom.

A New ‘Standard of Care’ for Calculus?

A study from Florida International University’s STEM Transformation Institute finds that using a new calculus curriculum rooted in active learning boosts student knowledge—and grades.

Charles Apigian speaks at a lecture.

Belmont Uses Data for Change, Empowerment and Action

A data collaborative at Belmont University seeks to empower all campus community members, including students, to utilize and strategize with data, as well as create a larger impact on the surrounding Nashville community.

A group of diverse college students chat sitting at desks in a college classroom.

Report: Gaps in Student Belonging in Academic, Co-Curricular Services

Students who have active learning opportunities, receive frequent and intentional academic advising, and utilize support services are more likely to feel they belong at their college or university, according to new research from Tyton Partners. Here’s what campus leaders can do.

A group of Wheaton College students smile in Switzerland.

Success Program Launch: Study Abroad for First-Year Students

Wheaton College will offer study abroad experiences for travel-inclined students in their first year at the college. College leaders hope the international education experience improves participants’ college experience over all.