The Mixed Methods Blog

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

Celebrating CCRC’s 2023 Graduating Researchers


Commencement season is here! This spring, CCRC is proud to celebrate four researchers who have completed their graduate degrees. These hardworking individuals finished their programs all while making valuable contributions to CCRC fieldwork, presenting at conferences, and poring over data.

CCRC Awarded Major Grant to Support Five Research Projects


CCRC has been awarded $7 million to support five projects that will allow the center to build on current research, expand into new areas, and share our knowledge with the field.

Higher Education Leaders Join CCRC’s Advisory Board


Three new members are joining CCRC’s National Advisory Board, bringing fresh perspectives to the 12-member body and bolstering the center’s already strong connections with community college educators and other leaders in the field.

A Year in Review: Major Events and Milestones for CCRC in 2022


This year, loosened social distancing measures allowed a number of opportunities for us to reconnect—a welcomed change from recent years. As 2022 comes to a close, we look back on a year of accomplishments by CCRC colleagues and celebrate their efforts to make a college education more accessible, equitable, and rewarding for students.

CCRC to Lead Research Network on Pandemic Recovery in Community Colleges


The Institute of Education Sciences has selected CCRC to lead the Accelerating Recovery in Community Colleges Network (ARCC Network), which will include research teams from across the country that will study recovery strategies such as enhanced financial aid, innovative workforce programs, improved online and hybrid education, and new course formats.