The innovative initiatives advanced by ACE member colleges and universities are changing the landscape of higher education. Read about a selection of these initiatives below. If your campus has a program you’d like to share, please contact us.

If your institution is not a member of ACE, consider joining the nearly 1,800 organizations that collectively promote, protect and advocate for students, faculty and administrators in higher education. In addition, you will have access to some of the best leadership development programs, policy analysis, research briefs and peer-to-peer seminars and meetings, all of which will help you become a more effective campus leader.

Read more about the benefits of membership on the ACE website.

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Cuyahoga Community College Brings Class on Wheels to Working Professionals

Cuyahoga Community College, also known as Tri-C, is increasing workers’ access to skills training throughout Northeast Ohio’s manufacturing sector by bringing a mobile classroom directly to the workplace.

Research Meets Practice at UW-Madison Student Success Lab

The University of Wisconsin-Madison this month celebrated the grand opening of its Student Success Through Applied Research Lab, an initiative that brings research and practice together through projects that address specific needs on campus in collaboration with staff who work directly with students.

KSU Center Provides Resources for Homeless, Food Insecure, and Foster Care Students

Kennesaw State University supports students dealing with issues like homelessness, food insecurity, and experience in the foster care system through their Campus Awareness, Resource & Empowerment Services Center.

Student Initiative Makes Sure a Generation of Refugees Receives an Education

The No Lost Generation Student Initiative founded at George Washington University aims to ensure that a generation of displaced youth is not deprived of the universal right to education.

Northwestern University Expands Native American Initiatives

New fellowship opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students conducting research relevant to Native American communities and organizations is the latest result of Northwestern University’s (IL) efforts to address and rectify the historical mistreatment of Native Americans.

ACE Members Use Technology to Expand Access to International Education

A group of American and Japanese colleges and universities are coming together through an ACE initiative to design courses that bridge the borders between their classrooms using technology.

FSU Launches Interactive Toolkit to Bolster Student Mental Health

Florida State University launched a program this fall for all incoming freshman and transfer students to help them adjust to and thrive at college. The interactive, multimedia Student Resilience Project is an evidence-informed toolkit designed to strengthen student emotional and academic coping skills.

University Consortium Addresses History of Slavery and Its Continuing Impact

The University of Virginia has organized a consortium called Universities Studying Slavery that brings together over 40 colleges and universities across the country and world to share resources as they confront the role of slavery and racism in their histories and its impact today.

Morgan State Preservation Project Encourages African Americans in Architecture

This summer, six students from Morgan State University, a historically black university in Maryland, participated in a hands-on historical preservation project called “Touching History: Preservation in Practice” as part of a pilot program to increase African American representation in architecture and related career paths.