Additional Recommended Reading

You can make positive deposits in your own economy every day by reading and listening to powerful, positive, life-changing content and by associating with encouraging and hope-building people.
-Zig Ziglar


 

African Proverb of the Month. (November 2001) .

Alexander, B. C., Garcia, V., Gonzalez, L., Grimes, G., & O’Brien, D. (2007). Barriers in the Transfer Process for Hispanic and Hispanic Immigrant Students. Journal of Hispanic Higher Education, 6(2), 174-184.

Anderson, A. D. (2011). Engaging Resistance: How Ordinary People Successfully Champion Change. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press.

Bailey, T. & Smith Morest, V. (2006). Defending the Community College Equity Agenda. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.

Bailey, T. R.,  Jaggers, S. S., & Jenkins, D. (2015). Redesigning America’s Community Colleges. A Clearer Path to Student Success. Harvard University Press. Book Talk Livestream. CCRC.

Bensimon, E.M. (Fall 2005). Closing the Achievement Gap in Higher Education: An Organizational Learning Perspective. New Directions in Higher Education. No. 131. Wiley Periodicals, Inc.

Bensimon, E. M. & Dowd, A. C. (2012). Developing the Capacity of Faculty to Become Institutional Agents for Latinos in STEM. Los Angeles, CA: University of Southern California.

Bensimon, E.M., Dowd, A.C., & Witham, K. (Winter 2016). Five Principles for Enacting Equity by Design. Association of American Colleges & Universities. .

Bensimon, E.M., & Malcolm-Piqueux, L.E. (Spring 2015). Design Principles for Equity and Excellence at Hispanic-Serving Institutions. Perspectivas: Issues in Higher Education Policy and Practice, 4.

Bonner, F. A., King, T., (2014). Building on Resilience: Models and Frameworks of Black Male Success Across the P-20 Pipeline. Stylus Publishing.

Center for Community College Student Engagement. (2014). Aspirations to achievement: Men of color and community colleges (A special report from the Center for Community College Student Engagement). Austin, TX: The University of Texas at Austin, Program in Higher Education Leadership.

Cohen, A. (2003). The Community Colleges and the Path to the Baccalaureate. Berkeley: Center for the Study of Higher Education. University of California.

Cooper, K. J. (2014, February 27). Civil Rights Report Card: Whitman College has forged an innovative program to teach the Civil Rights Movement to youngsters. Diverse Issues in Higher Education, 31(2), 14-15.

Curry, C., et al. (2000). Deep in Our Hearts: Nine White Women in the Freedom Movement. Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press.

Cuyjet, M. J., Howard-Hamilton, M. F., & Cooper, D. L. (2011). Multiculturalism on Campus: Theory, Models, and Practices for Understanding Diversity and Creating Inclusion. Stylus Publishing, LLC.

Discussion Guidelines on Various Topics. CRLT. University of Michigan. .

Fredrickson, G.M. (1971). The Black Image in the White Mind: The Debate on Afro-American Character and Destiny, 1817-1914. (2nd ed.). New York, NY: Harper & Row, Publishers.

Gándara, P., Alvarado, E., Driscoll, A., & Orfield, G. (February 2012). Building Pathways to Transfer: Community Colleges that Break the Chain of Failure for Students of Color. The Civil Rights Project. Proyecto Derechos Civiles. Los Angeles, CA.

Gasman, M., Baez, B., & Turner, C. (2008). Understanding Minority-Serving Institutions. State University of New York Press.

Hagedorn, L., Cypers, S., & Lester, J. (2008). Looking in the Rear View Mirror: Factors Affecting Transfer for Urban Community College Students. Journal of Research and Practice, 32, 643-664.

Hagedorn, L., & Cepeda, R. (2004). Serving Los Angeles: Urban Community Colleges and Educational Success Among Latino Students. Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 28, 199-211.

Hubert, A. (January/February 2014). How to Escape the Community-College Trap: More than half of community-college students never earn a degree. Here’s how to fix that. The Atlantic.

Hurtado, S., & Carter, D. F. (1997). Effects of College Transition and Perception of Campus Racial Climate on Latino Sense of Belonging. Sociology of Education, 70, 324-345.

Isenberg, N. (2017). White Trash: The 400-Year Untold History of Class in America. New York, NY: Penguin Books.

Jenkins, D., & Cho, S.-W. (Winter 2013). Get With the Program… and Finish It: Building Guided Pathways to Accelerate Student Completion. New Directions for Community Colleges. Special Issue: The College Completion Agenda: Practical Approaches for Reaching the Big Goal. Volume 2013, Issue 164, 27–35.

Jenkins, D., & Fink, J. (2015). What We Know About Transfer. New York, NY: Columbia University, Teachers College, Community College Research Center.

Jensen, R., Giles, R. (2006). Insider’s Guide to Community College Administration. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.

Jerome, F., & Taylor, R. (2006). Einstein on Race and Racism. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press.

Jones-Kavalier, B., & Flannigan, S. L. (2008). The Hiring Game: Reshaping Community College Practices. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers

Keleher, R. (March 2014). An Introduction to Racial Equity Assessment Tools. Governing for Racial Equity. Race Forward

Learning Communities Research and Practice (LCRP). Washington Center at The Evergreen State College. The National Resource Center for Learning Communities.

Lee, V. E., & Frank, K. A. (1990). Students’ Characteristic that Facilitate the Transfer from Two-year to Four-year Colleges. Sociology of Education, 63(3): 178-193.

Melguizo, T., Hagedorn, L. S., & Cypers, S. (2008). The Need for Remedial/developmental Education and the Cost of Community College Transfer: Calculations from a Sample of California Community College Transfers. The Review of Higher Education, 31(4), 401-431.

Núñez, A., & Elizando, D. (Spring 2013). Closing the Latino/a Transfer Gap: Creating Pathways to the Baccalaureate. Perspectivas: Issues in Higher Education Policy and Practice, 2.

Ornelas, A. (2002). An Examination of the Resources and Barriers in the Transfer Process for Latino/a Community College Students: A Case Study Analysis of an Urban Community College. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, University of California, Los Angeles.

Rodriguez, O., Bowden, B., Belfield, C., & Scott-Clayton, J. (May 2015). Calculating the Costs of Remedial Placement Testing. CCRC (Community College Research Center) Analytics.

Rookstool, J. (2007). Fostering Civility on Campus. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.

RP Group. (2008). A Qualitative Study of Two-To-Four-Year Transfer Practices in California Community Colleges. (Directed by Andrea Serban, Santa Barbara City College). Sacramento: Center for Student Success of the Research and Planning Group for California Community Colleges.

Serban, A., Kozeracki, C., Boroch, D., Over, L., Malmgren, I., & Smith, B. (2008). Transfer Issues and Effective Practices. A Literature Review. Sacramento: Research and Planning Group, California Community Colleges.

“Six Blind Men and an Elephant” in Agin, F. (2009). Foundational Networking. Building Know, Like and Trust to Create a Lifetime of Extraordinary Success. Columbus, OH: AmSpirit Business Connections.

The Aspen Institute Roundtable on Community Change. (2013). “Ten Lessons for Taking Leadership on Racial Equity.” Washington, DC: The Aspen Institute.

The Business Case For Racial Equity. America Healing. (2013). A Racial Equity Initiative of the W.K. Kellogg Foundation.

Vance, J.D. (2016). Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis. New York, NY: HarperCollins Publishers.

Venezia, A., & Hughes, K. L. (Winter 2013).  Acceleration Strategies in the New Developmental Education Landscape. New Directions for Community Colleges. Special Issue: The College Completion Agenda: Practical Approaches for Reaching the Big Goal. Volume 2013, Issue 164, 37–45.

Wassmer, R., Shulock, N., & Moore, C. (2004). The Effect of Racial/Ethnic Composition on Transfer Rates in Community Colleges: Implications for Policy and Practice. Research in Higher Education, 45(6): 651-672.

Woods, S. (January 2014). “White History > Black History” in 5 Things no one is Actually Saying About Ani DiFranco or Plantations. Scott Woods Blog..