While the definition of a “nontraditional student” varies, we can agree that the number of students who fit into this broad category is on the rise. In fact, students described as “nontraditional,” such as adult learners, parents, and individuals working full-time, now outnumber “traditional” students who enter higher education directly after high school.
With student backgrounds and circumstances varying immensely, education institutions are tasked with finding new ways to support holistic student success and advance equity in education.
Through Salesforce.org Impact Labs, Community Fellows from across sectors are working to co-design a solution to support Black and Latinx learners on nontraditional pathways as they navigate postsecondary education and move into the workforce. Dr. Glenda Evans, assistant professor and chair of the department of business administration at Hampton University, and Dr. Beatriz Joseph, vice chancellor of student success at Dallas College, are two of the Community Fellows … Read more