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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.

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New on the Job: Jody Greene, University of California, Santa Cruz

As the inaugural associate campus provost for academic success, Greene is responsible for faculty development, support and retention to promote student success in the classroom and beyond.

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Academic Success Tip: Promote Meaningful Online Peer Connections

Online learners face additional challenges in connecting with professors and peers. Here are two ways to involve and engage remote students.

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Report: Teaching for Black and Latino Student Success

For many students, introductory mathematics courses can be a hurdle to degree completion, but instruction methods can help close equity gaps for underrepresented students.

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Program Innovation: Scholars Pave Their Own Way

The University of California, Merced, takes an asset-based approach when evaluating its first-generation, low-income scholarship program, identifying the ways students shine and how the university can remove barriers to their success.

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Campus Engagement Tip: Create a Student Success Newsletter

To reach learners with relevant information in a timely manner, colleges and universities can distribute a student success newsletter with tips, insights and important dates.

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Academic Success Tip: Establish Guidelines for AI Use

As professors grapple with new technologies in the classroom, a report from Cornell offers suggestions for best practices and policies related to generative artificial intelligence.

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Business Graduate Program for Veterans

Emory University will launch a new accelerated master’s degree program for veterans studying business leadership. The program will be tuition-free for eligible learners, supported by federal and private funding.