Higher Education
Volume 5 / Issue 3
November 2, 2016
In This Issue:
SPOTLIGHT: National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week
National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness week is coming up on November 12 through 22. Learn how these issues are impacting higher education students and what colleges and universities are doing to help. 


Food Insecurity Among Community College Students: Prevalence and Association with Grade Point Average
Maroto, Maya E., et al. (2015). Community College Journal of Research and Practice

Food Insecurity as a Student Issue
Cady, Clare L. (November 2014). Journal of College and Character

National Education Association  Today, October 26, 2017

The Daily Cougar (University of Texas) , October 26, 2016

PBS NewsHour , October 25, 2016

The State News , October 24, 2016

The Point News (St. Mary's College of Maryland) , October 24, 2016

Daytona Beach News-Journal, October 17, 2016

Campus News College Paper , October 16, 2016


On the Path to Success: Early Evidence About the Efficacy of Postsecondary Competency-Based Education Programs
American Institutes for Research

Opioid Prescribing in College Health
American College Health Association

Firearms on College Campuses: Research Evidence and Policy Implications
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Working Together to Strengthen America's Immigrant Workforce: Partnerships Between Community Colleges and Immigrant-Serving Organizations
Aspen Institute

Lumina Foundation

Student Debt and the Class of 2015
Institute for College Access and Success

2015-2016 Annual Report College Promise Campaign
College Promise Campaign

Achieving Success for Non-Traditional Students: Exploring the Changing Face of Today's Student Population
Barnes & Noble College

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Digital Health Education for the Fully Online College Student: An Exploratory Study
Armstrong, S. N. & Burcin, M. M. (October 2016). American Journal of Health Education

Integrated Planning and Advising for Student Success (iPASS): State of the Literature
Fletcher, J., et al. (October 2016). Community College Research Center

Influence of Student Characteristics and the Community College on Bachelor's Degree Attainment
Johnson, S. M. & King, S. B. (October 2016). Community College Journal of Research and Practice

University Students from Refugee Backgrounds: Why Should We Care?
Lenette, C. (October 2016). Higher Education Research & Development

Energy Drink Use Patterns Among Young Adults: Associations with Drunk Driving
Arria, A. M., et al. (September 2016). Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research

Prevalence and Predictors of Sexual Assault Among a College Sample
Conley, A. H., et al. (September 2016). Journal of American College Health

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


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Campus Safety Magazine

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Wednesday, November 30, 2016, 1-2:30 PM ET
Clery Center for Security on Campus


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