86% of college students now successfully going through college
To increase postsecondary success for all persons, particularly first generation college students and persons of color, and thereby increase the educational attainment and talent pool for the city and region. The T2C Studio: Grand Rapids Center for College Success is a community place-based response that engages higher education and the community in breaking down barriers to student success.
A Grand Rapids Mission
123 college success workshops and events
We the Grand Rapids Center for College Success, aim to give students the tools to succeed in college and improve educational attainment for our community’s children. We aim to increase postsecondary credentials, Associate’s and Bachelor’s degrees through a collective and aligned community response.
A Grand Rapids Goal
40% of all GRPS graduates attain their college degree
Hand in hand with our community partners, the T2C Studio in focused on increasing the number of GRPS students who attain a college degree. We strive to close the attainment gap in communities of color. Increase the number of GRPS students who attain a college degree from a current 18% to 40% with a sub-goal of closing retention gaps for students of color.
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