College Track Releases & Statements

College Track Partners with 14 Institutions of Higher Education in Significant Push to Increase Opportunity for First-Generation College Students

Sep. 27, 2023 | News Stories, Releases & Statements

Agreements emphasize and elevate the wealth of talent that exists within underserved and underestimated communities.  …

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ASU and College Track co-design curriculum to bridge education and opportunity gaps for first-gen students

Sep. 13, 2023 | News Stories, Releases & Statements

New, blended learning program will support the most underserved students – from high school through…

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Northern Arizona University and College Track Announce Innovative Partnership to Increase Educational Equity

Aug. 31, 2023 | News Stories, Releases & Statements

NAU and national nonprofit College Track will work together to offer innovative opportunities for scholars…

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College Track Responds to the Recent SCOTUS Ruling Striking Down Race-Conscious College Admissions

Jun. 30, 2023 | Releases & Statements

“As damaging and disappointing as these decisions are, moments like this affirm the critical importance of our work—and mobilize us to double down. Our job now is to be even more relentless, even more unapologetic as we pursue educational equity and social justice. We aren’t giving up on our scholars, our alumni, or our belief in the importance of their lives.”

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After Affirmative Action: What colleges must do

Jun. 29, 2023 | Releases & Statements

“[Without] affirmative action policies, institutions can do their part to address this structural inequality by reducing barriers to access for everyone… Partnerships with talent-identification programs in high schools like Posse, QuestBridge, College Track, College Visions, and College Possible are an additional way to put college within reach for talented students from under-resourced communities.”

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The Inspiring Story of College Track Southeast D.C. Graduates, Featured on NBC Washington

Jun. 01, 2023 | News Stories, Releases & Statements

NBC Washington recently featured an article covering the first Launch to College event to be hosted by College Track Southeast D.C. The ceremony honored the achievements of the inaugural graduating senior cohort who are now embarking on their journey to college. The event served as a significant milestone, signifying the halfway point of our 10-year commitment to our scholars in their pursuit of a bachelor’s degree and a fulfilling career, and it underscored the importance of representation and visibility. Learn more about this incredible group as they celebrated the beginning of a new chapter with family, teachers, and mentors (May 31, 2023).

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UC Merced and College Track Announce Official Partnership to Democratize Potential

Apr. 13, 2023 | Releases & Statements

UC Merced and College Track Partner to Democratize Potential through Higher Education Merced, CA (April…

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Higher Education Thought Leader Mildred García Joins College Track’s Board

Mar. 28, 2023 | Releases & Statements

Dr. García is President of the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU), the first Latina to lead one of the six presidentially based higher education associations in Washington, D.C.

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College Track President & CEO Shirley M. Collado Joins StarRez Board

Mar. 15, 2023 | Releases & Statements

Dr. Collado joins the board of a global provider of residential experience and student housing software solutions, in order to help foster building vibrant, thriving residential communities on college campuses

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Colorado State University System and College Track Announce Groundbreaking Partnership to Increase Educational Equity

Dec. 01, 2022 | Releases & Statements

The CSU System and College Track will work together to offer opportunities for more students from underserved communities to be the first in their families to earn a bachelor’s degree, starting with opening new College Track student center at CSU Spur in Denver

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College Track Southeast D.C. to Move to The Residences at St. Elizabeths East

Nov. 03, 2022 | Releases & Statements

Innovative partnership between national nonprofit and local agencies will equip more students from Southeast Washington, D.C., to be the first in their families to earn a bachelor’s degree

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Dr. Shirley M. Collado Named Carnegie Foundation Senior Fellow

Oct. 12, 2022 | Releases & Statements

College Track’s President & CEO will collaborate with the Foundation to make postsecondary education more affordable and career aligned

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