• ACT and Univision Contigo Partner Together to Increase College Access for Hispanic Students

    Posted November 20, 2015

    In cities across the country, from Los Angeles to New York, thousands of Hispanic students and their families seeking advice and information about applying to and affording college have flocked to a series of free bilingual Parent Academies. The academies are hosted by ACT, the nation’s leader in college and career readiness, and Univision Contigo, the community empowerment platform of Univision Communications Inc., the leading media company serving Hispanics.

  • ACT Teams Up with Iowa Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (IAICU) for Series of Presidential Candidate Forums

    Posted November 19, 2015

    As presidential candidates gear up for the Iowa Caucuses, ACT and the Iowa Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (IAICU) are partnering with colleges and universities throughout Iowa to host a series of Presidential Candidate Forums. Each forum will be hosted by Iowa Public Radio host Dean Borg and will focus on the most pressing education and workforce policies facing the nation.

  • ACT Introduces New STEM College Readiness Benchmark; Results Reveal Limited Readiness for College STEM Coursework

    Posted November 11, 2015

    Relatively few STEM-interested students are well prepared to succeed in college STEM courses, according to The Condition of STEM 2015, released today by ACT.

  • New Council Aims to Boost Students’ College and Career Readiness

    Posted October 21, 2015

    Nine organizations have joined forces to form the Council of National School Counseling and College Access Organizations, with the goal of supporting every United States student with college and career preparation, access, and success. Through this collaborative council, the member organizations that reach almost 20 million professionals, students and families will develop competencies and identify priorities for professionals who support students in their transition to college and careers.

  • ACT Board Selects New Chairman and Vice Chairman

    Posted October 20, 2015

    The ACT Board of Directors has two new leaders. Robert M. Berdahl, president emeritus of the Association of American Universities, has been selected by his peers as board chair. Chad P. Wick, founder of the KnowledgeWorks Foundation, has been named vice chair.