The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is supporting three cadres of colleges in Florida, North Carolina, and Ohio to implement comprehensive changes to the student experience.
Completion by Design, a competitive grant program, provides nearly $35 million over five years to these cadres of community colleges. Each group identified a lead college, known as a managing partner. Managing partners are responsible for convening the participating community colleges or campuses in their state to design and implement pathways for student completion. The managing partner will also build relationships with other partner organizations, including a policy lead in their state responsible for designing and leading supportive public policy initiatives.
The implementation phase of Completion by Design is two years. During these two years, colleges will reshape their processes and programs to enable dramatic improvements in student completion.
The three cadres of participating colleges are:
- Managing Partner: Miami Dade College, Miami, Florida
- Hialeah Campus
- Homestead Campus
- InterAmerican Campus
- Kendall Campus
- Medical Center Campus
- North Campus
- MDC West
- Wolfson Campus
- Managing Partner: Guilford Technical Community College, Guilford County, North Carolina
- Central Piedmont Community College, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina
- Davidson County Community College, Davidson and Davie Counties, North Carolina
- Martin Community College, Martin County, North Carolina
- Wake Technical Community College, Wake County, North Carolina
- Managing Partner: Sinclair Community College, Dayton and Courseview Campuses, Dayton and Mason, Ohio
- Lorain County Community College, Elyria, Ohio
- Stark State College, North Canton, Ohio
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