College Track Releases & Statements

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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College Track Stands with Our DREAMers

Oct. 05, 2022 | Releases & Statements

New court ruling regarding DACA is concerning; Congress must protect our young people

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College Track Applauds California Legislation Increasing Equity in Higher Education 

Oct. 04, 2022 | Releases & Statements

On September 30, 2022, California passed legislation that will boost graduation and transfer rates at community colleges as well as ban the practice of scholarship displacement at all public and private institutions of higher learning in the state.

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College Track President and CEO Shirley M. Collado Joins Board of ACT

Sep. 27, 2022 | Releases & Statements

Dr. Collado joins two other experts in policy, advocacy, and leading social change to advise the nonprofit learning organization and provider of college and career readiness assessments

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College Track and African Leadership University Scholars Study Entrepreneurship with Carnegie Foundation

Jul. 29, 2022 | Releases & Statements

This groundbreaking new program brings together 25 African Leadership University college students — hailing from Kenya, Mauritius, Rwanda, South Africa, Tanzania, and Zimbabwe — and 10 College Track scholars from five California cities to study experiential entrepreneurship for four weeks in residence at Stanford University.

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The Impact of Overturning Roe V. Wade: A Statement from College Track President & CEO Shirley M. Collado, Ph.D.

Jun. 24, 2022 | Releases & Statements

The Supreme Court’s decision today is a dangerous extension of the actuality and legacy of oppression in America—yet another effort to marginalize and disenfranchise communities of color and those of low economic means.

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College Track Names Dr. Rosanna Ferro Inaugural Chief of Education

May. 03, 2022 | Releases & Statements

Ithaca College Vice President for Student Affairs and Campus Life Rosanna Ferro will become College Track’s first Chief of Education, overseeing a new chapter of program design and innovation, as well as the expansion of college and university partnerships

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College Track opens third Los Angeles center, expands local advisory board and university partnerships to equip first-generation students from low-income communities to earn bachelor’s degrees

Jan. 12, 2022 | Releases & Statements

Los Angeles, January 12, 2022 – Olympian Allyson Felix joins College Track’s advisory board as the nonprofit organization opens its third center in Los Angeles.

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College Track Stands with Our DREAMer Scholars and Staff

Jan. 04, 2022 | Releases & Statements

New court ruling regarding DACA is concerning; Congress must protect our young people

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College Track Named One of 10 Finalists for 2021 Google Impact Challenge

Nov. 09, 2021 | Releases & Statements

College Track is honored to be among ten finalists for the 2021 Google Impact Challenge Bay Area, which will distribute $10 million in grants to 35 nonprofit organizations working to create a stronger, more equitable region. 

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