Guided Pathways in an approach that simplifies the number of course selection choices a student makes and directs entering students into an intentional, comprehensive program of study within one to two terms. The process from college entrance to program selection to degree completion is streamlined, providing students with a clearer, more efficient path to completion.
Lower Columbia College was selected along with four other institutions in 2018 to receive $500,000 over five-years from College Spark Washington to implement the Guided Pathways approach. The State Board for Community and Technical Colleges matched the grant, bringing the five-year total to $1 million.
Read more in this February 2018 article from The Daily News about LCC's Guided Pathways work.