Topic: Houston endowment

Houston Endowment's $8.2M Grant Champions Student Success

June 10, 2015
university leadership network

In an effort to provide greater access to higher education, Houston Endowment awarded UT Austin's University Leadership Network (ULN) $8.2 million to help economically disadvantaged Houston-area students achieve academic success and graduate in four years.

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New Survey Findings Urge Community Colleges to "Imagine Success"

March 23, 2009

The Survey of Entering Student Engagement (SENSE), a national assessment of community and technical colleges, released its 2009 survey findings in a report that reveals even though almost 70 percent of students express a strong intent to succeed and high aspirations, around half are dropping out of school before their second year.

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Center Gets Almost $1 Million to Study Community College Students

Feb. 10, 2009

The University of Texas at Austin's Center for Community College Student Engagement has received almost $1 million in grants to expand its efforts to use student feedback and data to promote community college students' academic success.

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