The Top Community College in the Nation
This is Valencia’s resource for faculty and staff featuring background material on the award that elevated Valencia to the forefront of the national conversation on higher education.
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The purpose of the Aspen Prize is to recognize community colleges with outstanding academic and workforce outcomes in both absolute performance and improvements over time. By focusing on student success and lifting up models that work, the Aspen Prize will honor excellence, stimulate innovation, and create benchmarks for measuring progress.
2011 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence
Read more about how the Winner and the Finalists with Distinction of the Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence strive for and achieve exceptional levels of success for all students, while they are in college and after they graduate.