September 30, 2009
Building Student Success From the Ground Up: A Case Study of an Achieving the Dream College
Authors: Elizabeth Zachry, Genevieve Orr
Funder: Lumina Foundation for Education
Achieving the Dream teaches community colleges to use student data to improve programming and student success. Since participating, Guilford Technical Community College in North Carolina has become a data-driven, success-oriented institution and has seen promising trends in student achievement. This study offers lessons for other colleges undertaking similar institutional reform.