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Community Colleges Launch Degree Completion Campaign

·By civilbeat

Hawaii’s seven community colleges are asking new and returning students to pledge their commitment to completing their degree or certificate programs.

The effort is part of a the “Go Forward! Agree to Degree” pledge drive, an initiative aimed at raising graduation rates.

By signing the pledge, students agree to attend classes, get good grades, check their UH email at least once a day and talk to professors when having difficulty with coursework, among other tactics. 

The pledge drive also strives to raise awareness among students about academic services on campus such as free