Reported by Education Dive, a recent analysis of federal data showed that both first-generation and underrepresented minority students attending community colleges feel a greater sense of “belonging” than at 4-year colleges.
The takeaway? A student’s sense of “belonging” is a feeling we can greatly impact. And if we are committed to student persistence and success, we must make sure we develop a supportive culture and practical resources for these underrepresented students who may need a little more help navigating the college experience.
May you continue to fight the good enrollment growth fight at your institution today, and we’ll see you again tomorrow.
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