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"Redesigning America’s Community Colleges" Becomes Indispensable Guide to Reform in Year Since Release

The book, authored by Thomas Bailey, Shanna Smith Jaggars, and Davis Jenkins, has become a guiding text for the movement among community colleges to redesign student pathways to improve graduation and transfer rates.

Shanna Smith Jaggars to Take New Position at The Ohio State University

Shanna Smith JaggarsCCRC Assistant Director Shanna Smith Jaggars has been appointed Director of Student Success Research for the Office of Distance Education and E-Learning at The Ohio State University in Columbus. She will transition into her new role in February 2016 but will continue to collaborate with CCRC thereafter as a research affiliate.

Shanna Smith Jaggars Speaks on Disrupting Traditional Models of Education at The Economist's Higher Education Forum

Shanna Smith Jaggars Speaks on Disrupting Traditional Models of Education at The Economist's Higher Education Forum

Shanna Smith Jaggars spoke on a panel at The Economist’s 2015 Higher Education Forum that addressed the future of alternative credentialing.

"Redesigning America's Community Colleges" Receives Widespread Press Coverage

The book, authored by Thomas Bailey, Shanna Smith Jaggars, and Davis Jenkins, argues that to improve transfer and completion rates, community colleges must fundamentally rethink how they operate.

Handbook of Distance Education Receives the 2013 IAP Distance Education Book Award

The Handbook of Distance Education (3rd ed.), received first place for the IAP Distance Education Book Award 2013. CCRC Assistant Director Shanna Smith Jaggars contributed a chapter to this volume.