On October 1, 2012, Central Carolina Community College was awarded a five-year, $1.65 million Title-III Strengthening Institutions Program grant by the U.S. Department of Education. The title of the grant project is The MAP to Higher Achievement: Maximizing Academic Persistence with a College Success Center.
This page is designed to deliver regular updates on progress with the grant project.
2012-2017 Project Overview
To positively impact retention, persistence, and graduation by proactively identifying students’ needs early and enhancing the College’s capacity to provide intentional support methods.Institutional Goals
(1) To maximize student access and success with creation of the College Success Center
(2) To develop and sustain high-performing employees who utilize technology to improve student achievement
(3) To champion the implementation of effective technologies such as advising/early-alert (EA) software.
Each goal is aligned with CCCC's 2010-2013 Strategic Plan.
1a) 50% of curriculum students participate in College Success Center activities
2b) 100% of targeted faculty/staff trained in new advising/early-alert software and faculty in teaching technologies
2c) 100% of peer tutors trained in teaching technologies
3a) 75% of Faculty Advisors use advising/early-alert software to communicate with advisees and approve Success Plans
3b) 75% of targeted program students create an online Success Plan
3c) 10% retention increase for first-year, full-time retention students who complete the online Success Plan process