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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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 …

May 2022 – CCBA Newsletter

CCBA Institute Webinar Series Presents: Employer Partnerships Essential to High-Quality CCB Programs How do we build and implement community college baccalaureate programs that have strong employer and industry partnerships?  Moderated by CCB researcher Tim Harmon, president of Workforce Enterprise Services, this webinar will explore …

Congratulations Aspen Prize Semifinalists: Seven CCB Conferring Colleges Selected

The $1 million Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence, awarded every two years, is the nation’s signature recognition for community colleges. Honoring colleges with outstanding achievement in five critical areas: teaching and learning, certificate and degree completion, transfer and bachelor’s attainment, workforce …

FREE WEBINAR EVENT: Employer Partnerships Essential to High-Quality CCB Programs

How do we build and implement community college baccalaureate programs that have strong employer and industry partnerships? Moderated by CCB researcher Tim Harmon, president of Workforce Enterprise Services, this webinar will explore employer partnerships as an important element of effective …

Post-secondary Higher Education Pathways to Workforce Credential Attainment in the United States of America (2022)

Abstract Summary: Not available Review The Full Research Document Here Floyd, D.L., Garcia Falconetti, A., Camacho, L. (2022). Post-secondary Higher Education Pathways to Workforce Credential Attainment in the United States of America. In: Knight, E., Bathmaker, AM., Moodie, G., Orr, …

An update on the impacts of community college baccalaureates (2022)

Abstract Summary: Not available Review The Full Research Document Here Wright-Kim, J. (2022). An update on the impacts of community college baccalaureates. In C. Cutler’s (Ed.), Advocacy for change: Positioning community colleges for the next 75 years. New Directions for …

Chasing the American Dream: Understanding What Shapes Our Fortunes (2004)

Abstract Summary: Not available Review The Full Research Document Here Rank, M., & Hirschl, T. A. (2004). Chasing the American dream: Understanding what shapes our fortunes. Oxford, England: Oxford University Press.

Development of the Applied Baccalaureate (2009)

Abstract Summary: Increasing demands for economic competitiveness and educational effectiveness have led states and institutions to implement new approaches to facilitating baccalaureate completion. This study examined one of these approaches, the applied baccalaureate degree, which is designed to incorporate applied …