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By Nanette Asimov Published on June 25, 2012 in San Francisco Chronicle. Original article can be found here. Consider two very different college experiences: In one, freshmen at costly private schools sweep into a circle of like-minded students, benefit from … Continue reading
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Posted on March 16, 2012 by Eduardo Ochoa Original blog post can be found here. After watching Camille Jackson blossom in the Metro Academy program at City College of San Francisco, her mother was inspired to go back to school … Continue reading
Article published in City Currents March 21, 2012. By Vicki Legion Health Education Dept. of City College Co-principal investigator of the Metro Academies Initiative Full article available here. The City College Metro Academy program was presented as a national … Continue reading
Originally published at www.sfsu.edu. Original article can be found here. Mar. 7, 2012 — SF State officials were in Washington D.C. on March 1 for a Capitol Hill briefing on Metro Academies, an innovative program that is increasing college … Continue reading
By Ellie Ashford, Published March 7, 2012 Original article published in www.communitycollegetimes.com and can be accessed here. A partnership between a San Francisco community college and university that has improved at-risk students’ persistence and completion rates is gaining … Continue reading
By Carolyn Lochhead San Francisco State University President Robert Corrigan, who is retiring this year, and Provost Sue Rosser noted today in Washington that California is spending nearly as much money on prisons ($8.7 billion, or 9.45 percent of … Continue reading
by Dan Berrett, The Chronicle of Higher Education | Original Article Good teaching and exposure to students from diverse backgrounds are some of the strongest predictors of whether freshmen return for a second year of college and improve their … Continue reading
Persistence into fifth semester
The Metro Academy of Health at SF State is our most mature program. Metro helps students build momentum because 100% of core classes satisfy graduation requirements for associate's and bachelor's degrees—regardless of whether classes are taken at a community college or university. Metro puts students on a clear, fast track to graduation and success.