Aspen Prize Honors Two Community Colleges for Students’ Successes

Two community colleges, one perched over a coastal city in California and the other nestled in rural Washington, are both winners of this year’s Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence, Aspen Institute officials announced in a ceremony here on Tuesday.

Santa Barbara City College, with an enrollment of about 29,000, was recognized for its success in preparing students to transfer to and graduate from four-year colleges. And Walla Walla Community College, with 8,600 students, was commended for tracking work-force trends and training students for emerging jobs in fields as diverse as wine making, wind energy, and watershed ecology…”



Aspen Prize Honors 2 Community Colleges for Students’ Successes – Students – The Chronicle of Higher Education.