If We Build It, Will They Come? Fielding Dreams of College Access

dc.contributor.author Bruna, Katherine
dc.contributor.author Sellers, Debra
dc.contributor.author Bruna, Katherine
dc.contributor.author Farley, Jennifer
dc.contributor.author McNelly, Carla
dc.contributor.author McNelly, Carla
dc.contributor.author Sellers, Debra
dc.contributor.author Johnson, Roberta
dc.contributor.department Extension and Outreach
dc.contributor.department Iowa State University Digital Repository
dc.date 2018-03-01T17:54:20.000
dc.date.accessioned 2020-06-29T23:44:36Z
dc.date.available 2020-06-29T23:44:36Z
dc.date.copyright Sun Jan 01 00:00:00 UTC 2017
dc.date.issued 2017-01-01
dc.description.abstract <p>This article describes the ISU 4U Promise, an innovative college access and affordability initiative. Through this early-commitment partnership program between Iowa State University and Des Moines Public Schools, youth from two urban elementary schools are eligible for tuition awards when they enroll as undergraduates at Iowa State University. Drawing on a review of promise programs in the educational scholarly literature, this article identifies what makes the ISU 4U Promise distinctive among promise efforts in terms of contextual antecedents, implementation processes, and potential institutional outcomes. Unique features include its early childhood focus; sole university sponsorship; “wide-net” reach; and collaborative, critical orientation to education and evaluation. With a bidirectional understanding of knowledge and a bivalent orientation to social justice, the ISU 4U Promise is a promising pathway for universities aspiring to update their approach to college access outreach.</p>
dc.description.comments <p>This article is published as Bruna,K.R.; Farley,J.; McNelly,C.A.; Sellers, D.M.; Johnson, R.L.;If We Build It, Will They Come? Fielding Dreams of College Access, <em>Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement; </em>2017 21(4); 51. Posted with permission.</p>
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dc.subject.disciplines Elementary Education
dc.subject.disciplines Higher Education and Teaching
dc.subject.disciplines Home Economics
dc.subject.disciplines Online and Distance Education
dc.subject.disciplines Student Counseling and Personnel Services
dc.subject.keywords college access
dc.subject.keywords affordability
dc.subject.keywords promise programs
dc.subject.keywords urban education
dc.subject.keywords university engagement
dc.title If We Build It, Will They Come? Fielding Dreams of College Access
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