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Program Innovation: Preregistration to Help Alleviate Student Stress, Confusion

Staff at Ithaca College created schedules for all incoming first-year students, hoping to make the process easier for students from all backgrounds and ease the transition to higher education.

Kutztown University library on the first day of classes for fall 2023

Funding Student Success: Investing in Experiential Learning

Kutztown University in Pennsylvania will receive $2.2 million over five years from the Department of Education to promote engagement and retention for underrepresented minority and low-income students.

Colorado College on a blue sky day

Pulling Back the Veil on Disciplines

Colorado College reimagined its first-year experience courses to teach students about the basics of a liberal arts education, the differences between disciplines, and writing for creating and communicating. 

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Teaching Tip: Successfully Flip Your Classroom

Surveys show students want more variation and active learning in the classroom. One popular strategy for instructors—which has grown simpler as digital course offerings have become more accessible—is the flipped classroom.

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Report: Effective Teacher Training Improves Student Outcomes

Research from the Association of College and University Educators found professors who received training on effective teaching practices for in-person or online instruction improved learners’ academic performance.

A group of students stands behind a sign reading "Fairfield University Bellarmine Campus"

Positive Partnership: Expanding Transfer Opportunities for 2-Year Degree Seekers

A new articulation agreement between two Catholic institutions in Connecticut will allow low-income associate degree earners to pursue their bachelor’s degrees.

A crowd of students walks on Western Washington University's campus during the first day of classes.

New on the Job: Meagan Bryson, Western Washington University

As the inaugural director of academic advising and student achievement, Bryson speaks about opening a new center, establishing a footprint on campus and meeting students where they are.

The University of Maine at Orono campus on a sunny fall day

Success Program Launch: Adult Degree Completion in Maine

Starting in January, the University of Maine will launch an adult completion program to support stopped-out learners across the state. The program will provide personalized aid and services to ensure they leave with a degree or credential.