Overcoming Social Barriers to Postsecondary Education

Attending college is no easy task, especially for nontraditional and first-generation students. While attaining a postsecondary degree is tough for everyone, these students face an even bigger uphill battle to completing their degrees. As states work to increase the number of residents with college degrees, anticipating and meeting the needs of nontraditional and first-generation students are essential steps.

This webinar focused on attracting and retaining nontraditional and first-generation students by removing several social barriers to success.

Presenters:

Cynda Alexander
Nontraditional Student Programs Coordinator, University of Arkansas at Little Rock

Marcie Foster
Policy Analyst, Center for Law and Social Policy

Ashley Gonzales
Associate Director, Texas Tech University PEGASUS Program

SocialBarriers_Education_Webinar.pdf

Overcoming Social Barriers to Postsecondary Education
CSG Policy Webinar Series

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