|August 2014 Institute|
|Workshop:||Toward a Comprehensive Model for Community Colleges to Address Poverty|
|Presented by:||President Randy VanWagoner|
|Time:||Friday, August 21 1:00pm|
|Max number of participants:||40|
Community colleges throughout America serve more low-income students than any other sector of postsecondary education. Over the years, small-scale programs and services have only addressed isolated aspects of students in poverty. As the income gap in America widens and the middle class shrinks, a more comprehensive model to address poverty is needed more than ever. A summary of the literature will be presented along with a preliminary conceptual framework to spark discussion about meeting the needs of low-income students at MVCC. Your insights and feedback will help shape this initial work into a meaningful comprehensive model to scale up efforts for an even greater impact with our students who need it most.