Recently-released data from the 2014-2015 academic year shows that the Career Pathways program at South Arkansas Community College had 82 percent of its completers enter employment, a mark that is tied for the highest such percentage of all Career Pathways programs in Arkansas.
Career Pathways is a state initiative that provides support for qualifying students in an effort to help them find stable employment upon college completion. Support includes financial, counseling and other support. Qualifying is defined as meeting low-income eligibility requirements and having children under age 21 living at home. The program began in 2005 and is available at 25 state colleges.