Capital Community College, located on Main Street, has received the Leader College designation from the national nonprofit Achieving the Dream: Community Colleges Count organization. It has received this honor “for demonstrating sustained improvement and accomplishments on key student achievement indicators.”
The college has recently implemented several initiatives through Achieving the Dream, such as:
•The Black & Latino Male Resource Center: Mentors helping minority men navigate the challenges of college,
•Learning Communities: Interactive environment and tutoring support for students in a developmental sequence, to help them transition to credit courses, and
•Math Intervention: Using embedded tutors and math tutoring software to help developmental math students in and out of the classroom.
Other colleges that have been dubbed as Leader Colleges include: Alamo Community College District, Brazosport College, Martin Community College, Northampton Community College, Northern Virginia Community College, and Yakima Valley Community College.
Reprinted with permission of Kerri Provost, author of the blog RealHartford.
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