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Student Transfer in the News

This entry is part 5 of 8 in the series August 2019

Interstate Passport Network institutions map Passport Learning Outcomes to their curriculum to develop their Passport Block. As described above by Brown-Herbst of Laramie County Community College, mapping is used to develop Guided Pathways within the Passport Block. Now a recent article featured in Education Dive suggests that mapping could be a key to developing “universal […]

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Student transfer facts

This entry is part 4 of 8 in the series August 2019

What factors contribute to two- to four-year transfer student success in obtaining a bachelors degree within six years of initial enrollment at the community college? The National Student Clearinghouse Research Center has released an update of its Tracking Transfer (Signature Report 13) with information from the 2011 cohort. The report provides insight into some of […]

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Topics related to student transfer

This entry is part 6 of 6 in the series July 2019

Inside Higher Ed featured several articles this past month that discussed topics related to student transfer.  The article, Few Students of Defunct For-Profit Chains Have Transferred, examines data shared with lawmakers by the Department of Education on transfer rates of students from defunct for-profit institutions. Two opinion pieces, Navigating Academic and Student Affairs for Pathways […]

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Check out articles, blogs and reports on student transfer

This entry is part 4 of 5 in the series June 2019

A recent article, Universities that are recruiting older students often leave them floundering, published in the Hechinger Report examines what institutions are doing to serve non-traditional student who are older, have children, and are transfer students. Read more to find out what is working and what lessons have been learned. An Inside Higher Ed blog, […]

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Check out the news about student transfer

This entry is part 3 of 6 in the series May 2019

Inside Higher Ed opinion piece, Community college four-year degrees are smart policy, not mission creep, explores how community colleges offering bachelor’s degrees may better serve transfer students and may address the “racial transfer gap.” An article, Clearing Transfer Pipelines, in the Community College Journal of the American Association of Community Colleges features a variety of […]

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The latest on student transfer

This entry is part 5 of 6 in the series April 2019

Last week, The Chronicle of Higher Education featured an article, Here’s What Trump’s Executive Order on Free Speech Says, which discusses the key items of the executive order. Interestingly, the order also requires an annual report by the U.S. Secretary of Education on successful State and institutional efforts on student transfer rates and degree completion […]

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Interstate Passport student transfer destination by state website now includes 2012 cohort data

This entry is part 2 of 5 in the series March 2019

The Student Transfer Destinations by State website demonstrates transfer patterns of students across all 50 states and territories based on data secured from the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center (NSCRC). As the Interstate Passport Network has grown to a nationwide program with 30 members in 12 different states, this site has been expanded to include […]

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Learn more about student transfer

This entry is part 4 of 5 in the series March 2019

Inside Higher Ed featured an article, Georgia Perimeter improves graduation and transfer rates after merging with Georgia State, this past month that addressed how institutions are partnering to increase graduation and transfer rates. Learning communities can improve student transfer rates.   An article, How Learning Communities Can Keep Higher Ed’s Most At-Risk Students on Track, The […]

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First institution from the state of Minnesota joins the Interstate Passport Network!

This entry is part 1 of 4 in the series February 2019

Concordia University, St. Paul is the latest institution to join the Interstate Passport Network (Network), coming aboard on January 3, 2019. Established in 1893, Concordia University, St. Paul is a private, comprehensive liberal arts university that offers over 80 programs for students seeking traditional undergraduate, degree completion, graduate, or doctoral degrees. It offers numerous scholarship […]

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What’s the latest on student transfer

This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series February 2019

Education Dive featured two articles this past month that address student transfer. The first article discusses how veterans are underrepresented at top US colleges. The second article examines how transfer students from community colleges fare compared to those who matriculate from high school. Enrolling More Veterans at High-Graduation-Rate Colleges and Universities explores barriers including transfer […]