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Complete College Georgia

Georgia's Future...

The Georgia of the future is a state where a majority of the available jobs are out of reach to a majority of its people.  

New employers and new job creation are lost to other parts of the world. Existing  employers begin to question the benefit of staying with a workforce that falls  near the bottom of states inside a nation that lags behind most other developed  countries in terms of education. This future is not distant, but eight years near.

By 2025, it is projected that over 60 percent of jobs in Georgia will require some  form of a college education, whether a certificate, associate’s degree, or bachelor’s  degree. Today, only 47.9 percent of the state’s young adults, its burgeoning  workforce, qualify. Georgia’s level of higher education attainment is not expected  to notably increase in this time period.  

Under the direction of Governor Nathan Deal’s Complete College Georgia initiative, the University System of Georgia and the Technical College System of Georgia address this critical need in Georgia’s Higher Education Completion Plan. The two Systems emphasize the consequences of inaction, identify what must be done, and outline a collaborative process to guide the work of their respective institutions of higher education to rapidly increase the proportion of young adults with a certificate or degree, while maintaining a commitment to quality. 

 

Recent Items


Momentum Summit II

December 17, 2018

Building on the experience and successes of the past year, the Summit will provide institutional teams with an opportunity to reflect upon their Momentum Year plans and the work they have accomplished to date and identify what remains to be done...


CCG Campus Updates for 2018

November 30, 2018

Each year, Institutions across the University System of Georgia report on their progress toward meeting the governor's college attainment goals for the state.  In 2017-2018 Institutions across the University System took major steps forward in...


Key Elements for Transition to College

September 6, 2018

Making a transition to college that supports a Momentum Approach demands adopting processes and practices that may be very different from what is in place on a campus today.  To support institutions as they work to improve their transition...


2018 Fall Corequisite Academy

August 29, 2018

The 2018 Fall Corequisite Academy will take place on October 12 from 10 am to 4 pm at Gordon State College in Barnesville.  The Academy will provide an opportunity for institutional teams to continue to learn from one another on the pedagogies,...


2018 Advising Academy

July 24, 2018

The University System will convene the 2018 Advising Academy at the Atlanta Evergreen Conference Resort at Stone Mountain Park on September 20-21.  This year’s Advising Academy will focus on supporting successful student transition to college,...