Author Archive

Changing the ‘narrow and sometimes elitist image of higher education’

The enduring popular concept of what it means to go to college sends young people the message that they’re not “college material” if they’re not interested in, or able to attend, a four-year college or university.

To counter this narrow and sometimes elitist image of higher education, we must build a college-going culture in our communities that is inclusive and that promotes higher education in its many forms as a desirable and attainable goal for all young people.  We as a society — and especially those of us in the education community — must do everything we can to achieve this goal.

read post

College Success Arizona: Our Efforts in Focus

It is difficult to overstate the importance of education beyond high school to the future prospects of Arizona’s young people. Earning a college certificate or degree can empower them to seize opportunities in our dynamic and increasingly high-tech economy that would otherwise be out of reach. This is more than a matter of concern for […]

read post

Stay Engaged

Receive the latest news & information on education and college attainment from College Success Arizona by signing up for our mailing list.