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The latest news from the Community College Research Center

Summer Pell Is Back—and Research Shows It Boosts Enrollment, Credits Earned, Completion

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In a recent brief for the National Summer Learning Association, Vivian Liu explains her research on the impact of Year-Round Pell Grants on students enrolling in summer courses, earning credits and completing college.

Thomas Brock Named Next Director of the Community College Research Center

Thomas Brock Named Next Director of the Community College Research Center

Thomas Brock, a nationally recognized higher education researcher who has been leading the research arm of the U.S. Department of Education, will become the next director of the Community College Research Center (CCRC).

CCRC Affiliate Di Xu Recognized for Her Research With Major Grants and Awards

CCRC Affiliate Di Xu Recognized for Her Research With Major Grants and Awards

Di Xu, an assistant professor at the University of California, Irvine, has been awarded the prestigious CAREER grant from the National Science Foundation to support her research into online STEM courses.

Four CCRC Researchers Earn Degrees From Teachers College

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CCRC offers its congratulations to Diana Cruz, Hana Lahr, Florence Xiaotao Ran, and Susha Roy, all of whom worked at CCRC during their graduate studies.

2018 Innovations Conference Showcases CCRC Research

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The League’s Innovations Conference in National Harbor, MD, which ran from March 18–21, gave our researchers a chance to update community college faculty and staff on several projects CCRC has been working on, and to explain interim findings that might give some answers to the common problems colleges face.