More than 100 colleges and universities and 40 organizations announced new commitments at the White House summit on college opportunity in Washington on January 16. At the summit, the College of the Holy Cross committed to several programs and initiatives to increase access for low-income and minority students.
Holy Cross committed to further expanding its already robust partnerships with community-based agencies that address issues of access for low income and underrepresented students both locally and nationally. Other initiatives include:
Existing efforts at Holy Cross supporting opportunity and access include:
Read more at Commitments to Action on College Opportunity. Holy Cross’ commitment can be found on page 17.
For additional information, please contact Cristal Steuer at 508-793-2419.
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