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ASAP News 2013-14

 


ASAP Cited by The Center for Community College Student Engagement in the release of its newest report, A Matter of Degrees: Practices to Pathways. More >> <pdf>


ASAP Cited by Center for an Urban Future as one of Mayor Bloomberg’s Most Successful Social Policy Innovations! More >>


ASAP cost benefits cited in Washington Post More >>


Change Magazine article on ASAP Key Strategies.  More >>


The Center for Benefit-Cost Studies in Education, Teachers College, Columbia University cost-benefit study suggests ASAP is a very productive public and private investment.  More >> <pdf>


Dr. Henry Levin, Center for Benefit-Cost Studies in Education, Teachers College, Columbia University releases a cost effectiveness report that shows ASAP increases community college graduations while reducing costs.  More >> <pdf>


Article on ASAP Student Retention Published in Peer-Reviewed Conference Proceedings of the 8th Annual National Symposium on Student Retention.  More >> <pdf>

CUNY and Deputy Mayor Linda I. Gibbs Announce that ASAP Saves Nearly $6,500 Per Graduate.  More >>


ASAP cited by USDOE as Promising and Practical Strategy to Increase Postsecondary Success.  More >>


BMCC ASAP Student Profiled by New York Times and Receives NYT Grant.  More >>

ASAP Cited as Template for CUNY's NCC in Community College Week.  More >>


Lumina Foundation’s Focus Magazine Profiles ASAP Students and Success Rates.  More >>


Military Advanced Education Journal Spotlights MDRC Report on ASAP.  More>>


CUNY's New Community College Opens on the Model of ASAP.  More >>

Accelerated Study Program Improves Outcomes for Developmental Education Students.  More >> <pdf>


ASAP: Higher Education Reform in Motion.  More >>

ASAP Cited by New York Times as Highly Successful Model that Helped Inform the Design of New Community College.  More >>


CUNY Chancellor Matthew Goldstein Cites ASAP Success and Recognizes Graduate Loukman Lamany (Bronx, 2011; Baruch, 2013) at Education Update Breakfast.  More >>


 

 

ASAP News 2013

 

 

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ASAP News 2012

 

 

BMCC ASAP Student Wins New York Times Grant

December 27, 2012  |  New York Times  |  Read the Article >>

 


 

CUNY and Deputy Mayor Gibbs: ASAP Saves Nearly $6,500 Per Graduate

October 25, 2012  |  CUNY Newswire  |  Read the Article >>

 


 

Cost-Benefit Study Finds that ASAP Saves Thousands Per Graduate

September, 2012  |  Center for Benefit-Cost Studies in Education, Columbia University  |  Read the Report >> <pdf>

 


 

CUNY's Accelerated Program a Success

September, 2012  |  Military Advanced Education  |  Read the Article >>

 


 

ASAP as Higher Education Reform in Motion

August 27, 2012  |  Huffington Post  |  Read the Article >>

 


 

CUNY: Reshaping Community College on the Model of ASAP

August 23, 2012  |  New York Post  |  Read the Article >>

 


 

CUNY's New Community College: From the Ground Up, with ASAP as a Template

August 20, 2012  |  Community College Week  |  Read the Article >>

 


 

ASAP a Highly Successful Model for the Design of the New Community College

July 20, 2012  |  New York Times  |  Read the Article >>

 


 

Accelerated Study Program Improves Outcomes for Developmental Education Students

July 19, 2012  |  OVAE Connection  |  Read the Article >> <pdf>

 


 

Chancellor Goldstein Recognizes Bronx ASAP Alum Loukman Lamany

June 25, 2012  |  News from the Chancellor  |  Read the Address >>

 


 

ASAP Study Highlighted for Demonstration of Efficacy

June 13, 2012  |  Inside Higher Ed  |  Read the Article >>

 


 

MDRC Report on ASAP Is Spotlighted as Important Education and Poverty Research

June,  2012  |  Spotlight on Poverty and Opportunity  |  Read the Article >>

 


 

MDRC Preliminary Report on ASAP Random Assignment Study Finds Significant Gains for Full-Time Enrollment, Retention, Credit Accumulation, and Movement Through Remedial Course Work

June, 2012  |  MDRC  |  Read the Report >>

 


 

ASAP's Innovation in Higher Education and Its Thriving Students

Summer, 2012  |  Lumina Foundation Focus Magazine  |  Read the Article >>

 


 

BMCC ASAP Student: The Scholarship Sleuth

May 7, 2012  |  BMCC News  |  Read the Article >>

 


 

BMCC ASAP Student on National Partnerships for Latino Education Success Panel

February 1, 2012  |  CUNY Newswire  |  Read the Article >>

 


 

ASAP Cited as Key to NYC Efforts to Boost College Completion Rates

January 30, 2012 | Nation's Cities Weekly  | Read the Article >>

 



LaGuardia ASAP Student Finds Focus Through Deaf Studies Program

January 18, 2012 | NY Daily News  | Read Heather Bennett's Profile >> <pdf>

 


 

 

 

ASAP News 2011

 

Hostos ASAP Alumna Aims for Success

December 2, 2011 | CUNY Matters  | Read Sinai Cuahutenco's Profile >>

 



New Efforts Speed Remedial Students’ Progress

December 2, 2011 | CUNY Matters  | Read the Article >>

 



ASAP Cited as a Mobility Maker in a Major Report

November, 2011 | Center for an Urban Future  | Read the Report >> <pdf>

 


 

LaGuardia Students Adjust 'ASAP' to College

October 13, 2011  |  Times Newsweekly  | Read the Article >>

 


 

Older Adults Find LaGuardia's ASAP a Good Starting Point

October 6, 2011  |  CUNY Newswire  |   Read the Article >>

 


 

Former ASAP Student Profiled in LaGuardia Student News

October, 2011  |  LaGuardia Student News  |     Read Indra Bohara's Profile >> <pdf>

 


 

As College Graduation Rates Stagnate, ASAP Helps Students Complete Associate Degrees

September 27, 2011  |  New York Times  |  Read the Article >>  

 


 

Chancellor Goldstein Recognizes Six ASAP Alumni at National Community College Colloquium

September 26, 2011  |  News from the Chancellor  |  Read Chancellor Goldstein's Remarks >>

 


 

ASAP Cited for Innovative Approach to Improving Retention Rates

September 9, 2011  |  Education Week  |  Read the Article >>  <pdf>

 


 

ASAP Cited for Success in "Time is the Enemy" Report

September, 2011  |  Complete College America  |  Read the Report >>  <pdf>

 


 

ASAP Aims to Raise College Graduation Rates

July 11, 2011  |  Hechinger Report  |  Read the Article >> 

 


 

Under Secretary of Education Martha J. Kanter Highlights ASAP's Program and Graduation Rates

May / June, 2011  |  Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning  |  Read the Article >> 

 


 

Report Cites ASAP's Successes and Profiles Hostos ASAP Alumna

May, 2011  |  NYC Center for Economic Opportunity  |  Read the Report >>  <pdf>

 


 

ASAP Student Discusses the CUNY Catch Program in NY1 Report

March 30, 2011  |  NY1  |  Watch the Video >> 

 


 

Three Faculty and Staff Receive Award for Their Work in Academic Advising at LaGuardia

February 18, 2011 | LaGuardia News  | Read the Story >>

 


 

ASAP Successfully Addresses the Challenges of Student Retention

January / February, 2011  |  Trusteeship  |  Read the Article >>  <pdf>

 


 

ASAP Cited in Demos Report on Postsecondary Success

January 11, 2011  |  Demos: Ideas and Actions to Promote the Common Good  |  Read the Report >>  <pdf>

 


 


 

ASAP News 2010

 

ASAP Noted in Policy Brief to the White House Working Group for the President's Summit on Community Colleges

August 31, 2010  |  Complete College America  |  Read the Brief >> <pdf>

 


 

ASAP Program Helping LaGuardia Students

August 12, 2010  |  Queens Tribune  |  Read the Article >> <pdf>

 


 

Hispanic Students Soar in CUNY ASAP

July 23, 2010  New York Times  |   Read the article >>

 


 

ASAP: A Home Away From Home

June / July, 2010  LaGuardia Livewire  |   Read the Article >> <pdf>

 


 

Mayor and Chancellor Recognize ASAP Graduation Success at Major Event at BMCC

June 22, 2010  |  News from the Blue Room   |  Read the Report >>

 


 

One-on-One Attention Was Crucial to My Success  

May 16, 2010 The Chronicle of Higher Education  |   Read Ebony Childs' Letter to the Editor >>

 


 

ASAP Provides a Model for Community College Success

April 18, 2010  |  The Chronicle of Higher Education   |  Read the Article >> <pdf>

 


 

ASAP: A National Model for Community Colleges

March 11, 2010  |  CUNY Newswire   |  Read Chancellor Goldstein's Remarks >>

 


 

ASAP Student Receives Grant to Improve Academic Success and Retention Rates for Latino Students

Spring, 2010  |  LaGuardia ACE Profiles Read Caroline Zapata's Story >>

 


 

ASAP Leadership Program Inspires A Bronx Participant To Pursue A New Major And Career Interest

Spring, 2010  |  Bronx Community College News & Events  |   Read Aliza Koszuk's Story >>

 


 

Center for Economic Opportunity Releases Evidence and Impact Report Highlighting ASAP's Impact

January, 2010  |  NYC Center for Economic Opportunity  |  Read the Report >> <pdf>

 


 

NYT Profile: Serious About His Studies and Helping Out at Home

January 25, 2010  |  New York Times  |    Read ASAP Leadership Team Member Emilio Lora's Story >>

 


 

ASAP Cited as Key Component to Closing the Skills Gap in New York City

January, 2010   |  Center for An Urban Future and The Community Service Society of New York   |  Read the Report >> <pdf>

 


 

 

 

 

ASAP News 2009


ASAP Projected to Exceed Goal of Graduating Students

December 15, 2009  |  CUNY Newswire  |    Read the Article >>

 


 

An Inspired Vet Finds Himself, And Much More

December, 2009  |  CUNY Salute to Scholars  |  Read Patrick Saladrigas' Profile >>

 


 

ASAP Featured as "A Pathway Out of Poverty"

November 30, 2009  |  Spotlight on Poverty and Opportunity  |  Read the Article >>

 


 

Mayor Bloomberg Calls for More Investment in ASAP

September, 2009  |  Clarion  |  Read the Article >> <pdf>

 


 

Mayor Bloomberg: ASAP is a Centerpiece of the "Gateway to the Middle Class" Initiative

August 26, 2009   |  "Gateway to the Middle Class" Community College Initiative   |     Watch the Video >>

 


 

Hostos ASAP Alumna Earns Full Scholarship to Ivy League University

August 6, 2009  |  Columbia University SGS Press Office  | Read Jessica Rivera's Profile >>

 


 

ASAP Increases Graduation Rate

 July 9, 2009  |  Queens Chronicle  |  Read the Article >>




Mayor Bloomberg Announces 11 Successful or Promising Initiatives, Including ASAP

April 21, 2009  |  News from the Blue Room  |  Read the Article >>

 


 

No Jobs Without College as Employers Treat Degree as a Minimum

March 27, 2009  |  U.S. News and World Report  |  Read the Article >>

 


 

ASAP: Accelerating the Associate Degree

March 19, 2009  |  Inside Higher Education  |  Read the Article >>

 


 

CUNY Rethinks the Community College

January 26, 2009  |  The Chronicle of Higher Education  |  Read the Article >>

 


 

CUNY Plans New Approach to Community College

January 25, 2009  |  The New York Times  |  Read the Article >>

 


 

Queensborough Winner of NCIA Competition, Calling ASAP "The Spark that Ignited the Transformation"

January 22, 2009  |  CUNY Newswire  |  Read the Article >>

 


 

 

 

 

ASAP News 2007 - 2008


CUNY Hosts National Conference on Community Colleges as "Beacons of Hope"

October 29, 2008  |  CUNY Newswire  |  Read the Article >>

 


 

New Program Aims to Help the Poor Juggle Education and Jobs

April 17, 2007  |  New York Times  |  Read the Article >>

 


 

Mayor Bloomberg and Chancellor Goldstein Unveil Tailor-Made Programs for Working New Yorkers

April 16, 2007  |  News from the Blue Room  |  Read the Article >>

 


 

A Cutting-Edge Formula for Student Success

April 9, 2007  |  Community College Week  |  Read the Article >> <pdf>




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