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Pilot program aims to boost college access programs

Pilot Program Aims to Boost College Access Programs
Clockwise from upper left: Tia McNair of the National College Access Network, Estela Mara Bensimon of USC’s Center for Urban Education, Catherine Carney of East Boston High School and Claudia Gutierrez of the Community Academy of Science and Health

A new initiative launched over the summer by the National College Access Network and the Center for Urban Education has been working to improve the quality and reach of college access programs to minority high school students.

USC Rossier’s Dowd Testifies Before Congress

USC Rossier’s Dowd Testifies Before Congress
Alicia C. Dowd spoke to members of the House Subcommittee on Research and Science Education in Washington.

Alicia C. Dowd, co-director of the USC Rossier School of Education‘s Center for Urban Education, was one of the five participants invited to testify before members of Congress during a hearing on broadening participation for underrepresented students interested in pursuing degrees in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).