Education and Community Development

Quality education and economic growth go hand-in-hand and provide a foundation for a society that can thrive for generations to come. Here, we share the stories of our partner schools, educators, students and business leaders who care about their communities, love helping others and want to drive positive change from inside and outside the classroom.

University of the Cumberlands Offers Free Textbooks to On-Campus Undergraduates

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The loaner textbook policy is part of the Cumberlands Commitment, which also reduced on-campus tuition by 57 percent this year.
Randolph-Macon College

Randolph-Macon College Breaks New-Student and Overall Enrollment Records

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For the first time in R-MC's history, the total enrollment number will exceed 1,500 when classes start on Sept. 2.
Bekah Howard

Mercer University Students Make Reading Fun for Kids in Freedom School Program

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The Freedom School program helps rising first- through third-graders improve their reading skills and learn self-empowerment.

Berea College, Alice Lloyd College Recognized as Tuition-Free Work Colleges

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The Sullivan partner schools are two of only three colleges that offer free tuition in exchange for working.

Rollins Named No. 1 College in the South

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College Consensus recognized Rollins as one of the best colleges in Florida for its study-abroad experiences and emphasis on service and community engagement.