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The Mixed Methods Blog
The Mixed Methods Blog

The Mixed Methods Blog

Perspectives from our researchers, highlights from recent studies, and other news about CCRC

The Robots Aren’t Coming: Paul Osterman on the Future of Work

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Paul Osterman, a professor at MIT's Sloan School of Management, discussed the future of work during a February 28 talk at Teachers College organized by CCRC.

Shrinking Racial Gaps in Student Debt and Default: Recommendations to Congress

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The gaps in debt levels and default rates between White and Black college students have swelled to an alarming extent, and some U.S. senators have taken notice. Judith Scott-Clayton outlines several policy recommendations for shrinking the disparities. 

Demography as Opportunity: Diversity as an Asset to Colleges and the Country

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By framing demography as opportunity, community colleges can upend deficit orientations toward the students they enroll and make a meaningful case for additional resources, Nikki Edgecombe explains in this blog post. 

John Fink Honored as a Transfer Champion by NISTS

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The National Institute for the Study of Transfer Students will honor CCRC Senior Research Associate John Fink with its 2019 Champion–Catalyst award, which recognizes "game-changers in the transfer field."

CCRC Mourns Former Westchester Community College President Joseph Hankin

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We are sad to announce that Dr. Joseph N. Hankin, who served on the CCRC advisory board for a decade and led Westchester Community College for more than 40 years, died at age 78.