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An exploration of professional development related topics by and for faculty at Mt. San Antonio College. A frequent theme of the podcast is improving the success of students from designated campus equity populations.




Mar 9, 2021

In case you missed Spring Flex Day 2021, we are featuring the keynote speaker Dr. Sara Goldrick-Rab. She is a Professor of Sociology and Medicine at Temple University, President and Founder of The Hope Center for College, Community, and Justice, and author of Paying the Price: College Costs, Financial Aid, and the Betrayal of the American Dream.

Dr. Goldrick-Rab's research on the basic needs among college students sparked the #RealCollege movement, legislation addressing food and housing insecurity, and a growing understanding of and support for meeting students' basic needs at colleges across the country. 

In this part One segment, Dr. Goldrick-Rab outlines the  misnomers we as institutes have regarding expectations of students and the difficulties they face as they aim for completion. Make sure to stay tuned next week for the outline of solutions in Part 2. 


Keynote Powerpoint

The Hope Center for College, Community, and Justice

California Community Colleges #RealCollege Survey

Mt. SAC Basic Needs Resources

Mt. SAC Counseling

Mt. SAC Library

Mt. SAC Student Health Center

Mt. SAC Tutoring Centers

Run Time: 34 min, 22 sec

To find the full transcript for this episode, click HERE