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University Awarded Grant to Aid Student Success
UNC Charlotte’s retention rates for first-year students have steadily increased during the past five years, and now University leaders look to build upon that success through a special grant from EDUCAUSE.
The University is one of 24 recipients of a three-year, $225,000 Integrated Planning and Advising for Student Success (IPASS) grant funded by the Gates Foundation and the Helmsley Charitable Trust. EDUCAUSE is a nonprofit association comprised of IT leaders and professionals who are committed to advancing higher education.
According to EDUCAUSE, IPASS recipient institutions will research how to utilize current software and/or technology to improve educational planning, counseling and advising to promote an integrative approach to student success through "shared ownership for educational progress among students, faculty and staff."
Charlotte Data Day 2015
The UNC Charlotte Urban Institute and the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond present Charlotte Data Day, October 6 - 7, 2015. Marking its third consecutive year, this year's two-day event focuses on current demographic trends in the Charlotte region.
This event is free and open to the public, but registration is required.