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Great Lakes Shares Lessons Learned from 2014-2015 Career Ready Internship Grant Partners

FUNDING PAID INTERNSHIPS FOR LOW-INCOME STUDENTS NARROWS THE EXPERIENCE AND EMPLOYMENT EQUITY GAP

Madison, Wis., April 21, 2016—Great Lakes Higher Education Guaranty Corporation believes students truly realize the value of their college degrees only after they put them to work. That's why Great Lakes created Career Ready Internship grants, and why it's now releasing a report on lessons learned from the 2014-2015 grant period.

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New Great Lakes Grant Opportunity Invites Applicants to Address Barriers Preventing Near-Completers from Earning Degrees

INTERVENTIONS WILL HELP CLOSE EQUITY GAPS IN GRADUATION RATES FOR HIGH-DEMAND CAREER FIELDS

Madison, Wis., April 5, 2016—When it comes to promoting student success, much attention from colleges and universities is rightly focused on students early in their academic careers. Yet students who are within striking distance of graduation also are at risk of dropping courses, withdrawing from academic programs, and stopping out. Students approaching the finish line can fall short for a variety of reasons: increasing textbook and supply costs, class scheduling conflicts, maxing out on their financial aid, and other life challenges.

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Great Lakes Releases 2015 Philanthropy Report Detailing $28.5 Million in Commitments

HIGHLIGHTS PROGRAMS, RESEARCH DESIGNED TO GET MORE AT-RISK STUDENTS TO AND THROUGH COLLEGE

Madison, Wis., March 31, 2016—Great Lakes Higher Education Corporation & Affiliates releases its 2015 Philanthropy Report today, highlighting its work over the past year to close the college completion gap faced by students of color, low-income students and first-generation students.

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