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Center for Community College Student Engagement

Supporting student success through engagement.

The Center’s Mission
The Center for Community College Student Engagement, a research and service initiative of the Program in Higher Education Leadership in the Department of Educational Administration in the College of Education at The University of Texas at Austin, provides important information about effective educational practice in community colleges. The Center assists institutions and policymakers in using information to promote improvements in student learning, persistence, and attainment.

 

Please see the Center’s YouTube page page to watch community college students, faculty, and staff speak about their experiences.

If your college has any questions about the impact of COVID-19 on your CCSSE 2020 administration, please email surveyops@cccse.org. The Center is here to support you.

Re-Engaging Data October 2019

Center Releases Latest Issue of Re-Engaging Data

In Re-Engaging Data, the Center shares additional findings from national report data.

This issue explores the intersection of academic mindset and guided pathways.

Preserving Culture and Planning for the Future: An Exploration of Student Experiences at Tribal Colleges

Center Releases Report on Student Experiences at Tribal Colleges

Preserving Culture and Planning for the Future: An Exploration of Student Experiences at Tribal Colleges aims to share a narrative of the students who attend these unique institutions.

Over 1,000 students across 25 tribal colleges responded to the 2017 Survey of Entering Student Engagement (SENSE), which collects information from students about their experiences from the time they decide to enroll in college through the third week of their first term. Over 2,400 students across 22 tribal colleges responded to the 2018 Community College Survey of Student Engagement (CCSSE), which gathers information from students in the spring term about their experiences throughout the academic year.

A Mind at Work: Maximizing the Relationship Between Mindset and Student Success

Center Releases Report on Academic Mindset and Student Success

With survey findings collected from over 80,000 community college students across 159 institutions, A Mind at Work: Maximizing the Relationship Between Mindset and Student Success indicates that students who have more productive academic mindsets are more engaged and have higher GPAs.