Research & Publications

With our mission in mind, CCBA proudly shares new baccalaureate research and publications with the goal of helping Community Colleges present accurate data.

The Community College landscape is continuously changing. This page is updated often to reflect new legislation, new curriculum developments, and most importantly, new resources which you and your team can use to push for the creation of workforce baccalaureate programs.

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Scaling Up Community College Baccalaureates in Washington State: Labor Market Outcomes and Equity Implications for Higher Education (2022)

Abstract Summary: Community and technical colleges in Washington state were early adopters in the growing trend to offer bachelor’s degrees, actively expanding these degrees over the last 15 years. This study describes the evolving state policy landscape on community college …

Pioneering the Community College Baccalaureate in California The Experience of West Los Angeles College

Abstract Summary: Not available. Review The Full Research Document Here Aguiar, A., Dones, C., Quiñones, P., Rios-Aguilar, C., Chavac, L., & Cruz, P. (August 2022). Pioneering the community college baccalaureate in California. The experience of West Los Angeles College. UC …

Benefits and Opportunities California’s Community College Baccalaureate Programs

Abstract Summary: Not Available Review The Full Research Document Here Hoang, H., Vo, D., & Rios-Aguilar, C. (August 2022). Benefits and opportunities. California’s community college baccalaureate programs. UC Davis Wheelhouse. The Center for Community College Leadership and Research. 7(1).

A Comparative Perspective on the Community College Baccalaureate Focusing on the Scale of the Degree

Abstract Summary: With nearly half the states having authorized community colleges to award baccalaureate degrees, the community college baccalaureate (CCB) has become an increasingly common feature of the landscape of American higher education. While there has been an expansion of …

Improving the local nursing workforce through creation of an RN-BSN program

Abstract Summary: Research consistently shows that BSN degree preparation is associated with improved patient outcomes. However, in Southeast Washington, the number of BSN-prepared nurses is far below the national average. To provide a seamless pathway for nurses to earn a …

Responding to a Time of Disruption and Opportunity

Abstract Summary: Not available Review The Full Research Document Here Cannon, B. (2022, June). Responding to a Time of Disruption and Opportunity. HECC Collaborations.

Community College Baccalaureate Association and Bragg & Associates Publish Groundbreaking eBook

20 Promising Practices to Advance Quality, Equity, and Success in Community College Baccalaureate Degree Programs ORLANDO, Fla. (July 13, 2022) – With the support of ECMC Foundation, the Community College Baccalaureate Association (CCBA), in partnership with Bragg & Associates, recently …

June 2022 – CCBA Newsletter

The CCBA Board is thrilled to announce these higher education innovators will join us as keynote speakers for CCBA Conference 2023 in Palm Springs, CA February 15-17: Dr. Eboni Zamani-Gallaher is Professor of Higher Education and Community College Leadership, Director of the …

FREE WEBINAR EVENT: Lessons from the Field: Scaling Up Student-Centered CCB Programs

What practices contribute to student success in Community College Baccalaureate (CCB) programs? Led by Moderator Dr. Angela Kersenbrock, president of CCBA, this free webinar will include the results of a national study of promising practices funded by the ECMC Foundation. Rosario …