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Achieving the Dream

  • On February 27, 2014, Calhoun was selected as a member of the Achieving the Dream network.  Achieving the Dream is a national nonprofit organization leading the nation’s most comprehensive non-governmental reform network to improve student success in higher education.  By joining the Achieving the Dream network, Calhoun has committed to a Student-Centered Model of Institutional Improvement.  The Model frames the overall work of helping more students, particularly low-income students and students of color, stay in school and earn a college certificate or degree.

The Achieving the Dream 2014 Cohort is as follows:

  • Calhoun Community College (AL) 
  • Cowley College (KS) 
  • Georgia Northwestern Technical College (GA) 
  • Grayson College (TX) 
  • McLennan Community College (TX) 
  • Mohawk Valley Community College (NY) 
  • North Georgia Technical College (GA) 
  • Savannah Technical College (GA) 
  • West Georgia Technical College (GA) 
  • West Hills College Lemoore (CA) 
  • West Kentucky Community & Technical College (KY) 
  • Western Technical College (WI) 

The 2014-15 academic year is considered a planning year and focuses on data collection and analysis.  


Heather Congo,
(256) 890-4761

Chuck Holbrook
(256) 306-2737