Help your students PERSIST in their college careers.



PERSIST can help you keep your students in college. It gives you tools that can increase retention and graduation rates, especially among low-income, first-generation college students of all ages.

The PERSIST program helps higher education professionals:

  • Assess institutional retention performance
  • Create programs that support academic success
  • Help students who are concerned about paying for college

For questions about PERSIST, email

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Upcoming PERSIST training sessions

To schedule a training or for more information, email us at

Friday, September 15, 2017 | Lake Worth, FL

Palm Beach State College
4200 Congress Avenue
Lake Worth, FL 33461

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Sunday, October 15, 2017 | Salt Lake City, UT

ASPIRE Regional Conference
Sheraton Hotel
150 West 500th South
Salt Lake City, UT 84101

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Friday, October 27, 2017 | Hartford, CT


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