President of NPU was invited to join at White House final Community College Convening and for the reception at the Vice President’s and Dr. Biden's residence at the Naval Observatory. American College Promise - Community College Program is President Obama's vision for America’s College Promise, which would make two years of community college free for hard-working students.
NPU made its commitment to Support President Obama's Initiative -American College Promise.
The Even highlighted best practices to strengthen community college reform and partnerships to make progress on shared goals of college opportunity and college affordability. Attendees—included college Presidents, policymakers, elected officials, foundations, business leaders, researchers, and students—who described effective solutions that can improve college-readiness strategies like dual enrollment, and pathways to a college degree and good-paying job.
Since the President announced America’s College Promise in 2015, over 36 new programs have launched in states, communities, and schools across the country.