Making College Accessible to Everyone: A Q&A with Russell Lowery-Hart, President Amarillo College

June 26, 2018

Amarillo College President Dr. Russell Lowery-Hart, a partner in MDC’s Partners for Postsecondary Success initiative, is becoming a national model for how to infuse a community college’s culture with the understanding that poverty is a major barrier to student completion and success.Continue reading Making College Accessible to Everyone: A Q&A with Russell Lowery-Hart, President Amarillo College

MDC’s State of the South 2018 calls for Southerners to “recover their courage” and build a region where all can belong, thrive, and contribute

April 10, 2018

MDC marks its 50th anniversary with the release of its 2018 State of the South report, “Recovering Our Courage,” a look back at where we’ve been since MDC’s founding and ahead at where we need to go.Continue reading MDC’s State of the South 2018 calls for Southerners to “recover their courage” and build a region where all can belong, thrive, and contribute

MDC advises My Future NC leaders on educational attainment initiative

Oct. 27, 2017

MDC is advising leaders of the North Carolina public education systems, including the President of the University of North Carolina, the Acting President of the North Carolina Community College System, and the State Superintendent of Public Instruction, who have partnered to create My Future NC, a new statewide commission on educational attainment.Continue reading MDC advises My Future NC leaders on educational attainment initiative