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  • CUNY ASAP is a Model for a National Policy to Fight Poverty Through Education; Russell Sage Foundation Journal of Social Sciences Publishes Article. Read more>>

  • The Russel Sage Foundation Journal of the Social Sciences published “Postsecondary Pathways Out of Poverty: City University of New York Accelerated Study in Associate Programs and the Case for National Policy” in their February 2018 journal. The entry discusses “the ASAP model as a national higher education policy addressing poverty though increased educational attainment.” Written by Director of Research and Evaluation for ASAP, Diana Strumbos, Dean for Student Success Initiatives and Executive Director for ASAP, Donna Linderman, and Carson C. Hicks, Deputy Executive Director of the New York City Mayor’s Office for Economic Opportunity. Read more>>

  • Wall Street Journal’s “Student Debt in America and the Hope of Affordable Education” video addresses student debt in the United States, and how the debt has reached record levels. Wall Street Journal Mentions ASAP as a program “gaining national attention for helping students earn a college degree and escape the burden of loans they would struggle to repay.”  Watch here>>

  • Forbes published “The Skyline College Promise Is Helping More Students Complete Their Education. Here’s How,” on January 31, 2018. The article states, “Skyline College found inspiration in the incredible work being done at CUNY through ASAP.” Skyline College adopted the ASAP model into their school beginning in the Fall 2017. Skyline College “didn’t need to reinvent the wheel,” and used the ASAP model “to fit the needs of their institution.” Read more>>

  • On Thursday, January 2018, The U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education Labor & Pensions held a full committee hearing on the topic “Reauthorizing the Higher Education Act: Access and Innovation. University Dean for Student Success Initiatives and ASAP Executive Director, Donna Linderman [41:46-46:26] provides testimony on the benefits and success of ASAP as a strong evidence-based model for increasing graduation rates in higher education. Watch here>>

  • John Jay College of Criminal Justice’s Justice Matters publication featured CUNY ACE in the article “More Students Graduate On Time with Ace” written by Sam Anderson. Read more>>

  • New York Daily News published “College completion: an inequality crisis” where  “the CUNY ASAP initiative has more than doubled graduation rates among participating students.” Read more>>

  • The Center for an Urban Future published “Degrees of Difficulty: Boosting College Success in New York City” (December 2017) citing CUNY ASAP as an “initiative that has supported student success.” Read more>>

  • CUNY ASAP is featured in Matter of Fact with Soledad O’Brian’s recent video “A Little Help Goes a Long Way in Doubling the Community College Grad Rates. Watch here>>

  • The Accelerated Study in Associate Programs (ASAP) Free Metro Card incentive was mentioned in Inside Higher ED‘s thought exercise “If You Had $500,000 to Spend…” Read more>>