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ERIC Number: ED544671
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Apr
Pages: 20
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: N/A
Pathway to the Baccalaureate: How One Community College is Helping Underprepared Students Succeed
Whitmire, Richard; Esch, Camille
New America Foundation
This report is an in-depth case study of the Pathway to the Baccalaureate program at Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA). The purpose of the case study is to describe in vivid detail the struggles of nontraditional college students and to show one college's innovative ideas for assisting these students. The Pathway to the Baccalaureate program was chosen for its strong leadership, student-centered program design, and demonstrated success with students.(Contains 3 tables, 1 pie chart and 7 notes.)
New America Foundation. 1899 L Street NW Suite 400, Washington, DC 20036. Tel: 202-986-2700; Fax: 202-986-3696; Web site:
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education; Two Year Colleges
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: William and Flora Hewlett Foundation; Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Authoring Institution: New America Foundation
Identifiers - Location: Virginia