Academic preparation

Jendi Samai

UCLA center helps community college students transfer

Center for Community College Partnerships guides students to UC and other four-year colleges.

Naja Barker and classmates

UC leaders head back to high school

UC leaders will deliver a college-going message to high school students around the state, as part of the annual Achieve UC effort.

kids in class with laptops

David Geffen donates $100M to launch school for grades 6-12

Geffen Academy at UCLA will serve as model for contemporary education, provide students access to campus learning opportunities and facilities.


UC offers community college students a clear path to transfer

Effort gives students a course to follow to be well-positioned for admission to a UC campus.

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Unequal schools: the perpetuation of poverty

A researcher's own experience with learning disabilities led to devoting his research and writing to identifying inequalities in education and community-organizing for school reform.

Eloy Ortiz Oakley and Tom Torlakson

UC regent: Transfer pipeline is key to harnessing human potential

A chat with Eloy Ortiz Oakley touches on how UC can work with community colleges to better serve transfer students and meet future workforce needs.

Janet Napolitano and Noah Brown

Napolitano: Transfer pathway is key to UC's success

Community college districts across the nation look to a partnership between UC and community colleges as a model for making a world-class education broadly accessible.

Obama Administration lauds UC's commitment to Latino student achievement

White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics salutes transfer program, CalTeach among '150 Commitments to Action.'

Graduate students

Initiative assists grad students for careers outside of academia

UC San Diego's Gradvantage seeks to prepare scholars for a range of jobs in a changing economy.

Edith Issakhanian explains assignment to Bryan Lima

Partnership makes algebra accessible north and south of the border

Online bilingual instruction is aligned with Mexican school requirements and Common Core, to help teachers keep immigrant students on track with math learning