Outcomes of USHE’s Outreach & Access College Access Challenge Initiative

Since 2008, the Commissioner’s Office of the Utah System of Higher Education has implemented the College Access Challenge Strategy focused on better informing students and parents on college and career preparation. The strategy consists of several initiatives aimed at increasing the number of students who are prepared to enter and succeed in postsecondary education, especially low-income and first-generation students. These […]

USHE and UHEAA “StepUp” efforts to increase college readiness in Utah

This past year, the Utah System of Higher Education’s outreach and access department, along with the Utah Higher Education Assistance Authority (UHEAA)’s outreach, have worked together to increase college readiness among Utah’s high school students through the StepUp to Higher Education social awareness campaign. StepUp encourages all Utah students to dream big about their futures, and then act […]