22 episodes

Florida College Access Network (FCAN) is at the heart of a movement to ensure all Floridians have the opportunity to achieve an education beyond high school and prosper in our dynamic economy. FCAN's podcast shines a light on the many ways Florida's communities are working together to boost college access and success in the state.

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Florida College Access Network (FCAN) is at the heart of a movement to ensure all Floridians have the opportunity to achieve an education beyond high school and prosper in our dynamic economy. FCAN's podcast shines a light on the many ways Florida's communities are working together to boost college access and success in the state.

    Summit Speaker Series — First Generation College Students: Practice and Research of Successful Retention Strategies

    Summit Speaker Series — First Generation College Students: Practice and Research of Successful Retention Strategies

    DeOnte Brown, Director of Retention at Clemson University, Rose-May Frazier, Director of Advising at Florida State University, and Dr. David Kenton, Senior Associate Director for OneStop at Florida International University, preview their session, "First Generation College Students: Practice and Research of Successful Retention Strategies," at the 2019 Florida College Access Network Summit. 

    • 22 min
    Summit Speaker Series — Why Do Students Leave College? Preliminary Results from a Research-Practice Partnership

    Summit Speaker Series — Why Do Students Leave College? Preliminary Results from a Research-Practice Partnership

    Justin Ortagus, Assistant Professor of Higher Education Administration & Policy and Director of the Institute of Higher Education at the University of Florida, previews his 2019 Florida College Access Network Summit session titled, "Why Do Students Leave College? Preliminary Results from a Research-Practice Partnership."

    • 10 min
    Summit Speaker Series — State of Students Report: Parent Perception on College

    Summit Speaker Series — State of Students Report: Parent Perception on College

    Chris Laney, Director of Education & Community Investment at CareerSource Suncoast, previews his 2019 Florida College Access Network Summit session titled, "State of Students Report: Parent Perception on College."

    • 13 min
    Summit Speaker Series — Adam Fenderson

    Summit Speaker Series — Adam Fenderson

    Adam Fenderson, co-director of the documentary "Unlikely," discusses the inspiration for his film and America's college dropout crisis. The film will be screened during the 2019 FCAN Summit on May 7, and Adam will take part in a filmmaker discussion. 

    • 13 min
    Summit Speaker Series — Anthony Jack

    Summit Speaker Series — Anthony Jack

    Anthony Jack, sociologist and Assistant Professor of Education at Harvard University, discusses his new book, "The Privileged Poor: How Elite Colleges Are Failing Disadvantaged Students." He also previews his "Awards Luncheon" keynote address at the 2019 Florida College Access Network Summit. 

    • 15 min
    Summit Speaker Series — Dr. Russell Lowery-Hart

    Summit Speaker Series — Dr. Russell Lowery-Hart

    Dr. Russell Lowery-Hart, President of Amarillo College, previews his "Welcome Luncheon" keynote address at the 2019 Florida College Access Network Summit. 

    • 9 min

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