Higher Education
Volume 4 / Issue 25
September 21, 2016
In This Issue:
September is Hunger Action month. Check out some of the available resources and recent news clips about food insecurity on campuses. 



Closing the College Graduation Gap: 2016 National College Access and Success Benchmarking Report
National College Access Network


National Institute on Drug Abuse and the University of Michigan Institute for Social Research

Child Care for Parents in College: A State-by-State Assessment
Institute for Women's Policy Research

Resources for Campus Leaders Crafting Messages in Response to Issues of Racial and Social Justice
Association of American Colleges and Universities

Veterans' Program Seeking Applicants Interested in Fall 2017 College Enrollment
Posse Foundation, Inc.

30 Safest College Towns in America 2016

Diverse Pathways to STEM Degree Completion: Connecting Minority Males to Student Success
Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities

For more news clips, visit  Stay Connected on the NCSSLE website!

Campaign Aims to Bring College Student Voices and Issues to Presidential Debates
Inside Higher Ed , September 13, 2016

Education Department Releases America's College Promise Playbook
U.S. Department of Education, September 13, 2016

How to Look After Your College Student's Health
U.S. News & World Report , September 12, 2016

Enrollments Surge at Historically Black Colleges Amid Rise in Racial Tensions
The Washington Post , September 11, 2016

Better Advising Leads to Improved Student Success
Community College Daily , September 8, 2016

Bystander Intervention Programs: Do They Curb Campus Sexual Assault?
U.S. News & World Report, September 7, 2016

Why Making College Free Isn't Enough for First-Generation Students
The Atlantic , September 5, 2016

Community College Student Dropouts from Higher Education: Toward a Comprehensive Conceptual Model
Davidson, J. D., & Wilson, K. B. (September 2016). Community College Journal of Research and Practice

Factors Related to Meeting Physical Activity Guidelines in Active College Students: A Social Cognitive Perspective
Farren, G. L., et al. (September 2016). Journal of American College Health

Community Colleges: Rethinking STD Prevention for the Nontraditional College Campus
Habel, M. A., et al. (September 2016). Community College Journal of Research and Practice

Perceived Norms and Alcohol Use Among First-Year College Student-Athletes' Different Types of Friends
Massengale, K. E. C., et al. (September 2016). Journal of American College Health

Understanding the Adult Transfer Student: Support, Concerns, and Transfer Student Capital
Rosenberg, M. J. (September 2016). Community College Journal of Research and Practice

Protective Factors for the College Years: Establishing the Appropriateness of the Developmental Assets Model for Emerging Adults
Pashak, T. J., Handal, P. J., & Scales, P .C. (August 2016). Current Psychology

"Consent is Good, Joyous, Sexy": A Banner Campaign to Market Consent to College Students
Thomas, K. A. (July 2016).  Journal of American College Health



November 6-9, 2016, Kansas City, MO

November 16-17, 2016, Chicago, IL
U.S. Department of Homeland Security

37th Annual National Conference on Law and Higher Education
February 9-13, 2017, Orlando, FL
Stetson University Center for Excellence in Higher Education Law and Policy

National Campus Safety Summit
February 22-24, 2017, Las Vegas, NV
Safe Campus

This is an ongoing initiative.  See events below. For more information, contact  Dana West .

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