Publications and Resources

Publications

National Reports

Featured Articles

Book

Newsletters

Re-Engaging Data

 

National Report Orders

Professionally-printed copies of national reports, if available (indicated in the list), may be purchased from the Center in packages of 25.

Package price: $15

National Reports

Even One Semester: Full-Time Enrollment and Student Success
(spring 2017) Copies available
Supporting Materials

Making Ends Meet: The Role of Community Colleges in Student Financial Health
(spring 2017) Copies available
Supporting Materials

Expectations Meet Reality: The Underprepared Student and Community Colleges
(spring 2016)
Supporting Materials

See reports from previous years...

Engagement Rising: A Decade of CCSSE Data Shows Improvements Across the Board
(spring 2015) Copies available
Supporting Materials

A Matter of Degrees: Practices to Pathways
(fall 2014)
Supporting Materials

Contingent Commitments: Bringing Part-Time Faculty Into Focus (spring 2014)
Supporting Materials

Aspirations to Achievement: Men of Color and Community Colleges (spring 2014) Copies available (Report includes DVD.)
Supporting Materials

A Matter of Degrees: Engaging Practices, Engaging Students (fall 2013)
Supporting Materials

A Matter of Degrees: Promising Practices for Community College Student Success (A First Look) (spring 2012)

The Heart of Student Success: Teaching, Learning, and College Completion (2010 CCCSE Findings) (fall 2010)
Executive Summary

Benchmarking & Benchmarks: Effective Practice with Entering Students (spring 2010)

Making Connections: Dimensions of Student Engagement (CCSSE 2009 Findings) (fall 2009)
Executive Summary

Imagine Success: Engaging Entering Students (2008 SENSE Field Test Findings) (spring 2009)

High Expectations and High Support (fall 2008)
Executive Summary

Starting Right: A First Look at Engaging Students (2007 Preliminary Findings) (spring 2008)

Committing to Student Engagement: Reflections on CCSSE's First Five Years (2007 Findings) (fall 2007)
Executive Summary

Student Engagement and Student Outcomes: Key Findings from CCSSE Validation Research (spring 2007)

Exploring Relationships Between Student Engagement and Student Outcomes in Community Colleges: Report on Validation Research (fall 2006)

Act On Fact: Using Data to Improve Student Success (2006 CCSSE Findings) (fall 2006)
Executive Summary

Engaging Students, Challenging the Odds (2005 CCSSE Findings) (fall 2005)
Executive Summary

Engagement by Design (2004 CCSSE Findings) (fall 2004)
Executive Summary

Engaging Community Colleges: National Benchmarks of Quality (2003 CCSSE Findings) (fall 2003)
Executive Summary

Engaging Community Colleges: A First Look (2002 CCSSE Findings) (fall 2002)

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Featured Articles

"Timely Guidance for Community College Leaders," InsideTrack, May 17, 2016

"Engaging Latino Students for Transfer and Completion," Diverse: Issues In Higher Education, April 5, 2016

 

Students Speak – Are We Listening?
Center's Book Available to Order

Students Speak – Are We Listening?

Who best can inform community college leaders' understanding of what really matters in promoting student success? Since 2002, the Center for Community College Student Engagement has highlighted student voices as the best source of information about students' own experiences.

Students Speak – Are We Listening? Starting Right in the Community College, a book and companion DVD, is available for purchase through the American Association of Community College’s publishing partner, Rowan & Littlefield.

 

Newsletters

Engagement Matters (formerly CCSSE Highlights)

Volume 14, Issue 2 introduces new Center-created focus group discussion guides, explores the rationale for including student success courses in the SENSE sampling frame, and highlights a member college examining student enrollment patterns in a similar manner as Center researchers did for the Even One Semester report.

Volume 14, Issue 1 previews a special report on student financial health the Center is releasing in February 2017, features the new Center-created Pathways Toolkit, and highlights a member college using Center data for accreditation purposes.

Volume 13, Issue 2 features the Center’s newly updated Accreditation Guide, describes the importance of conducting cognitive interviews, and highlights a member college working to provide professional development to help faculty engage students beyond the classroom.

Volume 13, Issue 1 previews the Center's upcoming national report and features a college using CCSSE results in its assessment of general learning outcomes.

See previous issues of Engagement Matters...

Volume 12, Issue 2 highlights encouraging news about student aspirations and features a member college using CCSSE data as a measure of critical thinking.

Volume 12, Issue 1 previews an upcoming Center report that reviews a decade of CCSSE data and also offers an in-depth discussion of the Custom Report Requests page of the online reporting system.

Volume 11, Issue 2 announces two new Center leaders and highlights an initiative focused on the successful transfer and college completion of Latino students.

Volume 11, Issue 1 announces major transitions at the Center, including the retirement of its founding director and the wrapping up of several grant-funded projects.

Volume 10, Issue 2 features Academic Advising: The Key to Student Success, a monograph edited by Terry O’Banion that includes Center data and reporting, and celebrates Center leader Angela Oriano for her new role.

Volume 10, Issue 1 announces the Center’s partnering with Excelencia in Education and introduces a new grant-funded Center project exploring the role of part-time faculty.

Volume 9, Issue 2 features Students Speak — Are We Listening? Starting Right in the Community College, a book and accompanying DVD capturing student voices from years of Center focus groups.

Volume 9, Issue 1 introduces the Center’s High-Impact Practices Initiative.

Volume 8, Issue 3 highlights the Center’s commitment to the college completion agenda.

Volume 8, Issue 2 includes tips on using Center survey results in the accreditation process.

Volume 8, Issue 1 announces the transition to the Center’s new name.

Volume 7, Issue 4 features findings from focus groups conducted with entering students at SENSE pilot colleges.

Volume 7, Issue 3 previews the year’s upcoming presentations and workshops.

Volume 7, Issue 2 introduces the Starting Right work.

Volume 7, Issue 1 reports on the 2007 CCSSE Workshop.

Volume 6, Issue 4 provides an update on Achieving the Dream from Project Director Byron McClenney.

Volume 6, Issue 3 recognizes four MetLife Foundation Best-Practice Colleges for their exemplary performance in fostering students’ relationships with faculty, staff, and their peers.

Volume 6, Issue 2 recognizes 2006 CCSSE high-performing colleges.

Volume 6, Issue 1 reports on the 2006 CCSSE Workshop.

Volume 5, Issue 7 recognizes Sinclair Community College, a 2005-2006 MetLife Foundation Best-Practice College.

Volume 5, Issue 6 recognizes St. Philip's College, a 2005-2006 MetLife Foundation Best-Practice College.

Volume 5, Issue 5 recognizes Parkland College, a 2005-2006 MetLife Foundation Best-Practice College.

Volume 5, Issue 4 recognizes Gainesville State College, a 2005-2006 MetLife Foundation Best-Practice College.

Volume 5, Issue 3 promotes the 2006 CCSSE Workshop and new resources.

Volume 5, Issue 2 recognizes the four 2005-2006 MetLife Foundation Best-Practice Colleges for their exemplary performance in student retention.

Volume 5, Issue 1 provides descriptive results from the first national administration of CCFSSE.

Volume 4, Issue 9 offers a preliminary look at the relationship between student engagement results and student outcomes in Florida community colleges.

Volume 4, Issue 8 recognizes Valencia Community College, a 2004-2005 MetLife Foundation Best-Practice College.

Volume 4, Issue 7 recognizes Santa Fe Community College, a 2004-2005 MetLife Foundation Best-Practice College.

Volume 4, Issue 6 recognizes San Juan College, a 2004-2005 MetLife Foundation Best-Practice College.

Volume 4, Issue 5 promotes the 2005 CCSSE Workshop and upcoming conference sessions.

Volume 4, Issue 4 recognizes Housatonic Community College, a 2004-2005 MetLife Foundation Best-Practice College.

Volume 4, Issue 3 recognizes the four 2004-2005 MetLife Foundation Best-Practice Colleges for their exemplary performance in student retention.

Volume 4, Issue 2 responds to feedback from the field regarding CCSSE.

Volume 4, Issue 1 describes how Oakton Community College collected faculty perspectives about student engagement and experiences and announces the availability of CCFSSE.

Volume 3, Issue 7 recognizes Skagit Valley College, a 2003-2004 MetLife Foundation Best-Practice College.

Volume 3, Issue 6 examines how colleges and the field at large are using CCSSE data to focus conversations and target improvement initiatives.

Volume 3, Issue 5 recognizes Northwest Vista College, a 2003-2004 MetLife Foundation Best-Practice College.

Volume 3, Issue 4 recognizes Muskingum Area Technical College, a 2003-2004 MetLife Foundation Best-Practice College.

Volume 3, Issue 3 recognizes LaGuardia Community College, a 2003-2004 MetLife Foundation Best-Practice College.

Volume 3, Issue 2 recognizes the four 2003-2004 MetLife Foundation Best-Practice Colleges for their exemplary performance in student retention.

Volume 3, Issue 1 describes how Surry Community College incorporated its CCSSE results into the accreditation process.

Volume 2, Issue 7 announces the launch of the new CCSSE website and highlights a new national report.

Volume 2, Issue 6 recognizes Montgomery College, a 2002-2003 MetLife Best-Practice College.

Volume 2, Issue 5 recognizes Maui Community College, a 2002-2003 MetLife Best-Practice College.

Volume 2, Issue 4 recognizes Community College of Denver, a 2002-2003 MetLife Best-Practice College.

Volume 2, Issue 3 describes Richland College’s experience with the Appreciative Inquiry approach for examining CCSSE results and other data.

Volume 2, Issue 2 recognizes Central Piedmont Community College, a 2002–2003 MetLife Foundation Best-Practice College.

Volume 2, Issue 1 recognizes the four 2002-2003 MetLife Foundation Best-Practice Colleges for their exemplary performance in student retention.

Volume 1, Issue 2 introduces the MetLife Foundation Best-Practice College series.

Volume 1, Issue 1 provides introductory information about CCSSE.

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CCSSE Bulletin

Volume 5, Issue 2 features The Data Narrative: Making Results Relevant to a Greater Audience.

Volume 5, Issue 1 features Building Connections, Building Success.

See previous issues of CCSSE Bulletin...

Volume 4, Issue 2 features using focus group work to dig deeper into the student experience.

Volume 4, Issue 1 features CCSSE Texas Small Colleges Consortium members sharing stories of progress.

Volume 3, Issue 2 highlights results from Clarendon College.

Volume 3, Issue 1 highlights CCSSE's ongoing work with the Texas Small Colleges Consortium.

Volume 2, Issue 2 highlights results from Texas State Technical College West Texas.

Volume 2, Issue 1 welcomes Texas Small Colleges back for CCSSE 2006.

Volume 1, Issue 6 highlights results from Hispanic serving colleges for CCSSE 2004.

Volume 1, Issue 5 invites Texas small colleges back for CCSSE 2006.

Volume 1, Issue 4 highlights upcoming CCSSE presentations at the TAIR conference.

Volume 1, Issue 2 highlights the HSI/HACU consortium for CCSSE 2004.

Volume 1, Issue 1 highlights the Texas Small Colleges consortium for CCSSE 2004.

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Talking SENSE

Volume 3, Issue 2 provides information about a special study and related survey discounts.

Volume 3, Issue 1 reports on the 2010 Entering Student Success Institute.

See previous issues of Talking SENSE...

Volume 2, Issue 3 presents 10 resolutions for 2010.

Volume 2, Issue 2 announces SENSE online reporting system expansion.

Volume 2, Issue 1 recognizes colleges' progress on their 2009 Entering Student Success Institute action plans.

Special Edition Fall 2008 highlights the first Entering Student Success Institute.

Volume 1, Issue 2 announces the qualitative portion of the entering student survey project.

Inaugural Issue, Volume 1, Issue 1 introduces the Survey of Entering Student Engagement (SENSE).

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Re-Engaging Data


Filling the Gap Between Pell Grants and Need
October 2017

 

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