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  • 5 Things we Learned from Dr. Sara Goldrick-Rab

    5 Things We Learned from Dr. Sara Goldrick-Rab During College Possible Philadelphia’s Champions for College Completion event on May 16, Executive Director Jen Weikert sat down with event honoree Dr. Sara Goldrick-Rab to discuss her work and her perspective on some important topics affecting higher education. Here are five things we learned from their conversation: 1. Is College Still Worth It? With rising tuition costs, growing student debt and the Varsity Blues Scandal , many people are reexamining the college…
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  • Champions for College Completion

    On May 16, College Possible Philadelphia hosted its inaugural Champions for College Completion, a cocktail reception celebrating students on their journeys to earning a four-year degree and honoring Dr. Sara Goldrick-Rab, professor of higher education policy & sociology at Temple University and founder of the Hope Center for College, Community, and Justice in Philadelphia, as well as the Wisconsin HOPE Lab. Champions for College Completion gathered an array of College Possible supporters, friends, higher education professionals and advocates in the…
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  • Oregon Launches the High School Class of 2019!

    On Saturday, May 18, College Possible Oregon celebrated the accomplishments of high school seniors with our annual Launch! Celebration. Over 200 students, family members, College Possible AmeriCorps and staff gathered to celebrate the class of 2019. The keynote speaker, and youngest Metro councilor in Washington County history, Juan Carlos González opened the event with an address. The councilor spoke about the importance of infrastructure and encouraged students use their education to give back to their communities. Throughout Launch!, students had…
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