Community College Research Initiatives


February 3, 2020

CCRI at NISTS 2020

We’re looking forward to having some of our teammates attend the NISTS 2020 conference this February in Atlanta, Georgia. Check out the catalog for the conference below! Lia Wetzstein, CCRI Associate Research Director (pages 22 & 45)

December 3, 2019

ASHE Conference Presentations

Our team’s research was well-received at this year’s Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE) conference in Portland, November 13th – 16th, 2019. Learn more about each presentation CCRI was involved in below and click on the titles to open their respective slide deck: >>Advancing Evidence-Based Policy: Meta-Analysis Findings from TAACCCT<< Presented by Grant…

November 24, 2019

Keynote on the Equity Imperative at the NWCCU Annual Conference

Bragg, D. D. (2019, November 20). The equity imperative for higher education. Keynote presented at the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU) annual conference, Seattle, WA.  Debra Bragg presented a distinguished lecture for the NWCCU annual conference. The keynote focused on systemic inequities in higher education that detrimentally impact students of color. She spoke…

October 22, 2019

Upcoming conferences to hear from CCRI!

Competency-Based Education Network’s (C-BEN) CBExchange 2019 Conference, Palm Springs, CA, October 24, 2019. Learning and Leading Forward: Research-based Lessons to Enhance CBE 2.0 for Working Adults at Salt Lake Community College, Eric Heiser, Dean, Salt Lake Community College, Debra Bragg, President, Bragg & Associates, Inc. This session presents evaluation results from a Department of Labor Trade Adjustment…

March 15, 2019

CCRI at NISTS 2019

At the NISTS 2019 conference our very own Lia Wetzstein, Ling Yeh, and Debra Bragg led a session on understanding the multiple ways partnerships are enacted and what policy, practice, and cultural norms promote or inhibit these collaborations. Our team drew upon qualitative data from one of our larger multi-state, mixed-methods studies of two and four-year…