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Basic Needs Funding Aids Student Retention, Persistence

A new report from the Center for Higher Education Policy and Practice finds students who received emergency pandemic grant funding were more likely to remain enrolled, compared to their peers.

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Study: First-Year Experience Courses Tied to Higher Retention, GPA

New research from California State University, Fullerton, found students who participated in a first-year experience course were more likely to persist to their second year and achieved higher grades, on average.

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Success Program Launch: A Minor for Student Org Leaders

As of this fall, student government or organization participants at Wichita State University can work toward a minor in student organization leadership, credentialing their learned experiences.

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Painting a Picture of More Student-Centric Career Services

Better serving students in career preparation requires a strong understanding of what’s working and what isn’t, plus creative ideas for making career-focused events enticing and boosting utilization of available supports. Cross-campus discussion of three key questions can help.

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Program Innovation: Uniting Transfer Students in Class

A staff member at Stockton University developed a transfer-only general studies course, creating a space for engagement and camaraderie between transfer students with proven outcomes on retention and graduation.

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Report: Ensuring Students Find Jobs That Fit

The Project on Workforce and Harvard identify drivers of career success and methods of promoting effective career navigation for individuals in the U.S.

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Report: Addressing the Roots of Food Insecurity in Higher Ed

A new Tennessee Higher Education Commission and Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation report highlights the ways institutions can support students facing basic needs insecurity.

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Academic Success Tip: Foster New Student Relations Online, In Person

DePaul University staffers are piloting a zero-credit course to connect incoming neuroscience students and provide a resource hub for them during their first year.