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Alliance for Excellent Education Webinar: Enhancing Bridge Programs to Increase College Access and Success

Posted by Maisha Meminger - On May 19, 2014 (EST)

Webinar: Enhancing Bridge Programs to Increase College Access and Success

May 22, 2014
1:00 pm – 2:15 pm (EDT)

Panelists
Loren Blanchard, PhD, Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs, Xavier University of Louisiana
Amy Dalsimer, Executive Director of Pre-College Academic Programming, LaGuardia Community College/CUNY
Mariana Haynes, PhD, Senior Fellow, Alliance for Excellent Education
Vanessa Martin, Senior Associate, MDRC

In this webinar, Vanessa Martin will describe the positive findings from the MDRC evaluation of LaGuardia Community College’s Bridge to Health and Business Program. Amy Dalsimer, the program’s director, will describe its design, which tripled the number of LaGuardia bridge students enrolled in community college. Finally, Loren Blanchard will share important insights into Xavier University of Louisiana’s highly successful bridge programs, which educate high school minority students interested in pursuing STEM fields. In 2011, Xavier was the top producer of African American students who earned medical degrees. Mariana Haynes will moderate the discussion. Panelists will also address questions submitted by webinar viewers from across the country.

Register and submit questions for the webinar at http://all4ed.org/webinar/may-22-2014/ .



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