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To promote student participation, higher education practitioners can encourage well-organized student programming groups to carry on traditions and maintain a defined mission.
Students tend to rate their orientation experiences highly, according to a new Student Voice survey. Yet data suggest modality matters in student satisfaction, and there’s a gap between what students want from orientation and what they’re getting out of it.
As the inaugural vice president of student access and success at the Utah institution, Oyler is responsible for kick-starting institutional goals to break down silos in service offerings and expand opportunities for holistic support for learners.
Two higher education practitioners share their experiences promoting student success in extracurricular activity support and what it taught them about their role.
The Xenia program at the University of Saint Joseph in Connecticut will provide one-on-one support and advising for students who may need an extra boost in being college ready, particularly with being organized and making connections.
The dean of students from the King’s University College in Ontario sets up regular drop-in meetings for students to talk, ask questions and connect with him.
Newly serving as the inaugural vice president of student engagement, Waugh has spent five years as the dean of students at St. Ambrose, engaging learners and connecting them to the institutional mission. One key goal is determining how to link classroom learning with outside experiences.