Single Moms Success Design Challenge

2019 graduates with the single moms success design challenge
Education Design Lab uses a human-centered design process in combination with tools from other industries to help schools, employers, government agencies, foundations, nonprofits, and innovators to design, test, and implement new higher education models that improve opportunity for historically underserved learners.

Delgado Community College was selected by Education Design lab as one of four community colleges to participate in the Single Moms Success Design Challenge which is generously supported by the ECMC foundation.. Click here to read more about the challenge and its implementation. Contact us by email: singlemoms@dcc.edu for additional information.

Timeline + Critical Milestones

  • March 2019: Design Challenge Starts (Project initiation calls)
  • April-May 2019: On-Site Sessions (Kick Off + Understand)
  • June 2019: Convening (Gallery Walk + Early Ideation)
  • September 2019: On-Site Sessions (Campus Gallyer Walk + Prototype Development)
  • November-December 2019: Virtual Session (Prototype Selection + Launch Plan)
  • January-May 2020: Prototype Testing (Knowledge Sharing + Pilot Iteration)
  • Summer 2020: Convening (Knowledge Sharing + Pilot Iteration)

timeline graphic with the information listed above

Core Team

brian auritiBrian Auriti
Institutional Research

baurit@dcc.edu

  

brian auritiTheresa DeGruy, Ph.D.
Assistant to the Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs

tdegru@dcc.edu

 

brian auritiGilda Ebanks
Coordinator, Single Stop

gebank@dcc.edu

 

brian auritiMichelle Greco
Director, Enrollment Management

mgreco@dcc.edu

 

brian auritiTina Hunter
Senior Analyst, Office of information Technology

tarmst@dcc.edu

 

brian auritiAlexis Parent
Faculty Representative

aparen@dcc.edu

 


Important Dates

march 15th calendar iconMarch 15, 2019 
Session 1: Kickoff Call

april 29th calendar iconApril 29, 2019 
Session 2: Onsite – Understand

april 29th calendar iconJune 17-18, 2019 
Session 3: Cohort Convening - Gallery Walk & Ideation Session (Indianapolis, Indiana)

april 29th calendar iconSeptember 23-24, 2019
Session 4: Designing on Your Campus - Gallery Walk + Concept/Prototype Development

 

Session 2 Photo Gallery

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Related Articles and Research

How to Pay for College as a Single Mom

Single Mothers with College Degrees Much Less Likely to Live in Poverty

Investing in Single Mothers’ Higher Education: Costs and Benefits to Individuals, Families, and Society

Time Demands of Single Mother College Students and the Role of Child Care in their Postsecondary Success

Single Mothers in College: Growing Enrollment, Financial Challenges, and the Benefits of Attainment