How One College Used a Faculty-Led Project to Connect their Students to Basic Needs Resources

In a recent guest blog post for CAEL, we describe the stellar work done by a team at Chemeketa Community College to connect students to basic needs resources available at their college. As a participant in our Benefits for Success Career and Technical Education (CTE) Academy, the Chemeketa team (consisting of five business faculty, their dean, and a student services director) set a goal of improving their business students’ access to financial and basic needs resources at the college. Check out the blog post to learn how they reached this goal by progressing through the key phases of the Academy: identifying a need, conducting research (validating the need), and engaging in collaborative solution design. Read the blog post here.