According to a new report by California Competes, a policy and advocacy organization focusing on the state’s system of higher education, California’s high school graduation rates have increased significantly in recent years, but the percentage of those students who complete their college education continues to...

A quick recap of the ongoing work by our amazing students and staff from the previous month. 8th Graders Visit College On Monday, February 5, the entire 8th grade class from Altimira Middle School toured Sacramento State - for many students, this was their very first time...

A quick recap of the ongoing work by our amazing students and staff from the previous month. Financial Aid Renewals For 10,000 Degrees college students, the focus turns to financial aid renewal, including the 10,000 Degrees Scholarship. As always, our goal is to make sure all of...

 This year on #GivingTuesday, 10,000 Degrees Sonoma State students gathered to give thanks to the many passionate donors who help make their college dreams come true. For more information about supporting 10,000 Degrees programs, contact Director of Development Caroline Silverstein at 415-451-4016 or csilverstein@10000degree.org...

On Friday, November 3, 2017 at the Ritz Carlton in downtown San Francisco, friends, family, and invited guests gathered for a wonderful event hosted by San Francisco State University. At the annual President's Dinner and Alumni Hall of Fame Celebration, President Leslie E. Wong and...

According to a recent survey conducted by the Center for American Progress, an independent nonpartisan policy institute “dedicated to improving the lives of all Americans,” DACA has been “unreservedly good” for all Americans: Economy: Previous research has shown that DACA recipients will contribute $460.3 billion to...

Mark your calendars for Thursday, September 28 or Thursday, November 2 to attend an important cultural sensitivity seminar, hosted by Mariana Lopez, Program Manager of 10,000 Degrees Academic Support. We hope you can join us! Topics to be covered in this insightful seminar include: Student demographics...

California Community College Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley believes community colleges must do a better job preparing Californians for the state’s future workforce. “There is a clear need for more workers to gain access to skills and credentials,” Oakley says. “And if we (the community colleges) can’t...

Long-time 10,000 Degrees supporter, Jean Ludwick approaches her real estate career with a commitment to providing superior service. “I love what I do,” she explains, “and I want great results for my clients.” Throughout her twenty years in real estate sales in Tahoe and Marin,...