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Community College Path

Community College Path features interviews with community college researchers and practitioners. The third season will air on Fall 2017. This podcast is from the Community College to PhD Association at UCLA (www.cc2phd.com). If you like what you hear, subscribe on your podcast app and rate us on iTunes. It helps new listeners find our show.
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Mar 21, 2017

Dr. Mary Utter and Dr. Linda DeAngelo’s research projects investigate vertical and lateral transfer students’ experiences with living on campus and/or commuting to campus. Their co-authored research article is titled “Lateral Transfer Students: The Role of Housing in Social Integration and Transition.” Dr. Utter’s dissertation is titled “An Exploration of How Previous Collegiate Experience Influences the Social Integration Experiences of Vertical and Lateral Transfer Students at the Transfer Institution.” 

Dr. Utter is an Assistant Dean of Students at Chatham University. Dr. DeAngelo is an Assistant Professor of Higher Education at the University of Pittsburgh. 

The UCLA transfer students that we featured on this episode are Aurora Ruvalcaba, Elan Bradford, Noël Hong, and Zanetha Matisse.

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Mar 8, 2017

Dr. Moumita Mukherjee is a Manager for Services Assessment and Evaluation at the University of Houston. Her coauthored research article is titled “Stretching Every Dollar: The Impact of Personal Financial Stress on the Enrollment Behaviors of Working and Nonworking Community College Students.”

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Jan 4, 2017

Today, we talk about underrepresented minority students with Dr. Gloria Crisp, an Associate Professor at Oregon State University. Her coauthored research article is titled “Understanding the Racial Transfer Gap: Modeling Underrepresented Minority and Nonminority Students’ Pathways from Two-to Four-Year Institutions.”

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Jan 1, 2017

Today, we talk about student-parents with Dr. Sally Peterson, Founder of Learning Solutions. Her research article is titled “Community college student-parents: priorities for persistence.”

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Dec 27, 2016

Today, we talk about urban students with Dr. Amalia Dache-Gerbino, Assistant Professor at the University of Missouri. Her coauthored research article is titled “College Students or Criminals? A Postcolonial Geographic Analysis of the Social Field of Whiteness at an Urban Community College Branch Campus and Suburban Main Campus.”

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Nov 19, 2016

Today, we talk about LGBTQ students with Dr. Eboni Zamani-Gallaher, a Professor at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Director of the Office of Community College Research and Leadership. Her coauthored research article is titled “Tracing LGBTQ Community College Students’ Experiences.”  

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Nov 2, 2016

Today, we talk about Asian American students with Dr. Amanda Assalone, Postdoctoral Research and Policy Analyst at the Southern Education Foundation. Her coauthored research article is titled “Understanding the Influence of Model Minority Stereotypes on Asian American Community College Students.”  

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Oct 25, 2016

Today, we talk about food insecure students with Dr. Maya E. Maroto, Nutritionist at the USDA Food and Nutrition Service. Her coauthored research article is titled Food Insecurity Among Community College Students: Prevalence and Association With Grade Point Average.”

This interview was prepared or accomplished by Dr. Maya E. Maroto in her personal capacity. The opinions expressed in this interview are the author’s own and do not reflect the view of the United States Department of Agriculture, the Food, Nutrition, & Consumer Services Agency, or the United States Government.

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Oct 19, 2016

Welcome to season 2 of Community College Path. Today, we talk about students on parole with Dr. Kristi Potts, Program Auditor at W.E. Upjohn Institute. Her coauthored research article is titled “Voices of Parolees Attending Community College: Helping Individuals and Society.”  

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Jul 1, 2016

Today’s guest is Richard Wagoner, an Associate Professor of Educational Leadership at Idaho State University. Carrie Kisker, Richard Wagoner, and Arthur Cohen’s report comes from the Center for the Study of Community Colleges and is titled "Implementing Statewide Transfer & Articulation Reform: An Analysis of Transfer Associate Degrees in Four States." 

The report can be read at http://centerforcommunitycolleges.org/index.php/projects-and-publications/current-projects/

 

Jun 25, 2016

Cecilia Rios-Aguilar is an Associate Professor of Education and Director of the Higher Education Research Institute at UCLA. Her co-principal investigator is Regina Deil-Amen, a Professor of Higher Education at the University of Arizona. Their study is titled "Getting Connected: Harnessing the Power of Social Media Technology to Enhance Community College Student Success." 

You can read more about their study at http://gettingconnectedresearch.com 

Jun 1, 2016

Julia Kaufman is a policy researcher at the RAND Corporation and Sarah Ryan is a researcher in the Research, Evaluation and Policy unit at the Education Development Center. Co-authors on this research article also include Joel Greenhouse, Ruicong She and Judy Shi. Altogether, their co-authored article was published in Community College Journal of Research and Practice and is titled “The effectiveness of blended online learning courses at the community college level.” 

The abstract and article can be read at http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10668926.2015.1044584 

The original report for this study can be read at http://www.hewlett.org/library/open-learning-initiative-courses-community-colleges-evidence-use-and-effectiveness 

May 31, 2016

Dr. Alan Webb is an Adjunct Faculty Member and Educational Researcher at the University of Alabama. His co-authored research article was published in Community College Journal of Research and Practice and is titled “The Influence Theory: Factors That Influence the Transfer Advising Process.” His coauthors include Dr. John Dantzler and Dr. David Hardy.

The abstract and article can be read at http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10668926.2013.872060 

May 18, 2016

Jason Taylor is an Assistant Professor of Higher Education in the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy at the University of Utah. His research article is published in Community College Review and is titled “Accelerating Pathways to College: The (In)Equitable Effects of Community College Dual Credit.”

 The abstract and article can be read at http://crw.sagepub.com/content/43/4/355 

May 10, 2016

John Levin is a Professor of Higher Education at the University of California, Riverside and the Director and Principal Investigator of the California Community College Collaborative (C4). His co-authored article was published in Community College Journal of Research and Practice and is titled “‘Dangerous Work’: Improving Conditions for Faculty of Color in the Community College.” His coauthors are Adam Jackson-Boothby, Zachary Haberler, and Laurencia Walker. This research was the product of the California Community College Collaborative (C4) at UC Riverside.

The abstract and article can be read at http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/10668926.2014.917596?journalCode=ucjc20 

 

May 3, 2016

Dr. David Monaghan, Postdoctoral Researcher at the Wisconsin HOPE Lab at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, discusses his research article that he co-authored with Dr. Paul Attewell, a Distinguished Professor of Sociology at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. Their article was published in Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis and is titled “The Community College Route to the Bachelor’s Degree.”

 The abstract and article can be read at http://epa.sagepub.com/content/37/1/70 

May 3, 2016

Dr. David Monaghan, Postdoctoral Researcher at the Wisconsin HOPE Lab at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, discusses his research article that he co-authored with Dr. Paul Attewell, a Distinguished Professor of Sociology at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. Their article was published in Research in Higher Education and is titled “How Many Credits Should an Undergraduate Take?”

The abstract and article can be read at http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11162-015-9401-z 

Apr 30, 2016

Dr. Elisabeth Barnett is a Senior Research Associate at Community College Research Center at Teachers College at Columbia University. She discusses her research article published in The Review of Higher Education and titled “Validation Experiences and Persistence among Community College Students.”

 The abstract and article can be read at https://muse.jhu.edu/article/406137 

Apr 30, 2016

Dr. Pamela Hutto, who received her Doctorates in Education, discusses her research article published in the Community College Journal of Research and Practice and titled “The relationship between student retention in community college courses and faculty employment status.”

The abstract and article can be read at http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/10668926.2015.1069227?journalCode=ucjc20 

Apr 30, 2016

Dr. Lyle McKinney, Assistant Professor of Higher Education at the University of Houston, discusses his article that he co-authored with Dr. Heather Novak, research manager in the Office of Institutional Research at Colorado State University. Their article was published in Research in Higher Education and is titled “FAFSA Filing Among First-Year College Students: Who Files on Time, Who Doesn’t, and Why Does it Matter?”

The abstract and article can be read at http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs11162-014-9340-0 

Apr 30, 2016

Matthew Zeidenberg, Senior Associate at Abt Associates, discusses his research article published in Community College Review and titled “Valuable Learning or ‘Spinning Their Wheels’? Understanding Excess Credits Earned by Community College Associate Degree Completers.”

The abstract and article can be read at http://crw.sagepub.com/content/43/2/123.abstract 

Apr 12, 2016

Jaime Lester, Associate Professor of Higher Education at George Mason University, discusses her article that she co-authored with Dr. Jeannie Brown Leonard, Dean of Student Academic Affairs, Advising, Retention, & Transition at George Mason University, and David Mathias, graduate student at George Mason University. Their research article was published in Community College Review and is titled “Transfer Student Engagement: Blurring of Social and Academic Engagement.”

The abstract and article can be read at http://crw.sagepub.com/content/41/3/202.abstract    

Apr 12, 2016

Dr. Trudy Bers, President of the Bers Group, discusses her article that she co-authored with Pam Schuetz, an adjunct faculty member at Northwestern University. Their research article was published in Community College Review and is titled “Nearbies: A Missing Piece of the College Completion Conundrum.”

The abstract and article can be read at http://crw.sagepub.com/content/42/3/167.abstract  

Apr 12, 2016

Leaf Zhang, Assistant Professor at the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies at the University of Texas at Arlington, discusses her article that she co-authored with Joyce Lui, a research analyst for San Jose Evergreen Community College District, and Linda Hagedorn, Associate Dean in the College of Human Sciences and Professor in the School of Education at Iowa State University. Their research article was published in The Journal of Applied Research in the Community College and is titled “Post Transfer Experiences: Adult Undergraduate Students at a Research University.”

The abstract and article can be read here

Apr 12, 2016

Kelly Nielsen, a Sociology PhD candidate at UC San Diego, discusses his research article published in Sociology of Education and titled “‘Fake It ’til You Make It’: Why Community College Students’ Aspirations ‘Hold Steady.’”

The abstract and article can be read at http://soe.sagepub.com/content/88/4/265   

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