Data Tells, Stories Sell: How a Community College Leverages Good Works
Any number of socioeconomic roadblocks may prevent underserved college students from fulfilling their higher education dream. As someone with a disadvantaged upbringing himself, Galen Dehay, President of Tri-County Technical College, believes circumstances shouldn’t define potential.
His administration has partnered with multiple nonprofits to give under-resourced students a chance at meaningful careers.
Galen shares how community collaboration and authentic engagement are setting up under-resourced students for success.
Join us as we discuss:
- Wraparound services, I-BEST, and SC Thrive(8:03)
- DACA and other policies impacting underserved students (21:04)
- Designing an educational experience that benefits students (29:03)
Check out these resources we mentioned during the podcast:
- Tri-County Technical College
- Integrated Basic Education and Skills Training (I-BEST)
- Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)
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