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Why I Chose to Study Computer Science and Sociology

by Davine Mungai My name is Davine Mungai and I am a first-year student at Pacific Lutheran University majoring in Computer Science and Sociology. I was born in Kenya and moved to America with my…

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Degrees of Change 2023 Recap [Infographic]

Last year was big for Degrees of Change. From welcoming our next CEO and three new team members, to launching a new program and scaling our existing programming, we have been busy growing and thriving.…

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Thank You Tim Herron

After 21 years with Act Six and more than a decade with Degrees of Change, founder Tim Herron will be formally stepping away from Degrees of Change in February. His last day will be at…

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Investing in
Tomorrow's Leaders

At Degrees of Change we are growing scholars and leaders. As a result, new generations of talented and connected, homegrown, college graduates are transforming their home communities and beyond.
Our Programs
Our Impact

We Get Results

EDUCATIONAL EQUITY

Our scholars defy the status quo, graduating college at double the rate for students from similar demographics.

BRILLIANT LEADERSHIP

Diverse, homegrown leaders build more equitable systems on campus, at home and beyond.

NATIONAL REACH

Our programs support students from 7 communities across 5 states at 24 private and public, 4- and 2-year colleges.