Featuring Dr. Sara Goldrick-Rab
Montgomery County Community College Deans’ Lecture Series Presents Addressing Students’ Basic Needs: Why, How, and What Now? with Dr. Sara Goldrick-Rab.
Dr. Sara Goldrick-Rab is Professor of Higher Education Policy and Sociology at Temple University, and Founder of the Wisconsin HOPE Lab, the nation’s only action research laboratory seeking ways to make college more affordable. She is also known for her innovative research on food and housing insecurity in higher education, having led the three largest national studies on the subject.
Please join us
Monday, November 5 at 12:20 p.m.
Science Center, room 213 at Central Campus in Blue Bell
Meet & greet at 1:30 p.m. in the lobby
The lecture is free and open to the community. View a live simulcast in North Hall, room 218 at West Campus in Pottstown and at The Culinary Arts Institute in room 217. For more information, call 215-641-6518.
Tickets are required for this free event.
About Dr. Sara Goldrick-Rab
Sara Goldrick-Rab is the recipient of the William T. Grant Foundation’s Faculty Scholars Award and the American Educational Research Association’s Early Career Award, and in 2016 POLITICO magazine named her one of the top 50 people shaping American politics.
Her latest book, Paying the Price: College Costs, Financial Aid, and the Betrayal of the American Dream (University of Chicago, 2016), is an Amazon best-seller and a 2018 winner of the Grawemeyer Award, and has been featured on The Daily Show with Trevor Noah.
The Chronicle of Higher Education calls her “a defender of impoverished students and a scholar of their struggles,” she is ranked 7th in the nation among education scholars according to Education Week, and in April 2018 the Carnegie Corporation awarded her the Carnegie Fellowship.