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Study Finds Single Stop Increases Student Persistence

Social Innovation Fund Sponsored Study Finds Single Stop Increases Student Persistence The Social Innovation Fund-sponsored study was funded through New Profit and spearheaded by independent evaluators at RAND. The study observed low-income, first-time college students and tracked Single Stop programs at 11 community college campuses. Overall, the evaluators found that students who use Single Stop…

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Social Innovation at Work

Single Stop’s Impact on Retention and Student Outcomes Single Stop is thrilled to announce the results of a Social Innovation Fund sponsored study investigating Single Stop’s impact on student achievement and success. The study, spearheaded by independent evaluators at RAND, observed low-income first-time college students at four community college systems that included 11 college campuses…

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Single Stop is both Support System and Safe Haven

Since opening its doors at the Community College of Philadelphia in 2013, with the support of the Greenlight Fund, Single Stop has consistently exceeded its goals: the organization has served over 4,700 students, drawing down more than $10.8m in benefits and resources. Single Stop is making a real impact on the lives of the students that it serves, helping…

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Single Stop at Central Piedmont Community College

Since Central Piedmont Community College (CPCC) partnered in January with Single Stop, a free resource that connects students to the resources they need to succeed in college, obtain a good job and achieve financial stability through one-on-one meetings with experts representing the financial, tax and legal fields, more than 550 CPCC students and Charlotte residents…

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New Orleans, LA, May 1, 2009 – Hurricane Katrina’s floodwaters caused extensive damages across the Delgado Community College campus and the Moss Memorial Library’s learning resource center suffered the loss of much of its contents. FEMA obligated more than $20 million to help the college recover from the effects of Hurricane Katrina. FEMA/Manuel Broussard

Delgado Community College Sets Record High for Benefits Confirmations

The Single Stop office at Delgado Community College has achieved a 97% confirmation rate for the quarter ending December 2015. The confirmation rate measures the success of the office at providing services to those who apply and qualify for benefits. This is a record high across all Single Stop college partners nationally and a 79%…

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Wake Tech Celebrates New Partnership with Single Stop

Wake Tech Community College and Single Stop celebrated 6 months of a successful partnership that has already begun to improve student access to services and assistance. Wake Tech is one of four community colleges in North Carolina with a Single Stop program. The partnership was made possible by a generous grant from the John M.…

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Students Shouldn’t Have to Choose Between Books and Food

Senior Program Officer, Clare Cady, writes in The Chronicle of Higher Education “Students Shouldn’t Have to Choose Between Books and Food” Still, many argue that being a student is supposed to be hard. They point out that they themselves struggled and sacrificed in college, and that what we’re seeing now is whiny entitlement and not…

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Funding Opportunity for North Carolina Community Colleges and HBCU’s

Single Stop – North Carolina announced a funding opportunity for North Carolina Community Colleges and Historically Black Colleges and Universities. In partnership with the John M. Belk Endowment, Single Stop is offering a two-year grant as seed funding to bring its model to four additional schools starting in the 2016-2017 academic year. Selected schools will…

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Half of Community College Students Confront Mental Health Conditions

1 in 2 students surveyed in new study reveal current or recent mental health challenges The Wisconsin HOPE Lab, in collaboration with Single Stop, The Healthy Minds Study, and the Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT), announced the release of Too Distressed to Learn?, a new research report that assesses mental health among community college students. Authors Daniel Eisenberg, Sara Goldrick-Rab,…

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Single Stop Appoints Christy Reeves as CEO

Single Stop is proud to announce the appointment of Christy Reeves as CEO. Read more.

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