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Landy, Margo – College and University, 2018
In this article, the author examines her experiences as a mentee at an academic institution. She has had time to look back at some of what her mentor did in mentoring, and now appreciates how novel and successful some of his approaches were. She shares them in this article because she thinks her experience is evidence that broadening the…
Descriptors: Mentors, Outcomes of Education, Personal Narratives, Teacher Student Relationship
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Elliott, Jacquelyn D.; Parks, Rodney – College and University, 2018
Latinos are the largest growing population in America, and thus, have the potential to have the greatest impact on our nation's economy. However, Latinos also graduate college at a lower rate than their counterparts. This article focuses on the various cultural, social, and financial barriers Latino students face and provides recommendations for…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, Educational Attainment, Academic Degrees, College Administration
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Freed, Lindsey R.; Howell, Leanne L. – College and University, 2018
The following article describes the planning and implementation of a university student recruitment event that produced a high (new) student yield. Detailed descriptions of how staff and faculty worked together to plan and implement this event are described.
Descriptors: College Students, Schools of Education, Preservice Teachers, Learner Engagement
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Wold-McCormick, Kristi – College and University, 2018
Few higher education topics have garnered as much interest in recent years as behavioral misconduct and disciplinary notifications. Academic, student affairs, and enrollment management professionals along with legislators and the general public have all had an interest in and voice on these issues. An American Association of Collegiate Registrars…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Discipline, Suspension, School Policy
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Apel, Aaron; Hull, Phil; Owczarek, Scott; Singer, Wren – College and University, 2018
In an effort to simplify the advising and registration process and provide students with a more intuitive enrollment experience, especially at orientation, the University of Wisconsin-Madison's Office of the Registrar and Office of Undergraduate Advising co-sponsored a project to transform the enrollment experience. Using design thinking has…
Descriptors: Enrollment, Design, Thinking Skills, Academic Advising
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Simpson, Rich – College and University, 2018
Servicing online degree-seeking students using a one-stop student service advising model that is both individualized and relevant contributes significantly to students' positive experience with the university and supports overall student success. Through its development of a new advising dimension, the Division of Online and Professional Studies…
Descriptors: Academic Advising, Online Courses, Distance Education, Models
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Rideout, Blaire Moody – College and University, 2018
This study examined a holistic admissions review process at one institution to determine whether variance occurred and, if so, possible explanations for it. The study analyzed reader reviews for approximately 15,000 individual undergraduate admission reviews over three years. The primary method was focused on the variance and inter-rater…
Descriptors: Interrater Reliability, Holistic Approach, College Applicants, Evaluation Methods
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Rodriguez, Claudia; Parks, Rodney; Parrish, Jesse – College and University, 2018
Global learning experiences, frequently denoted as "study abroad," are attractive mainstays of many conventional undergraduate institutions. These experiences push students out of their comfort zones, afford them an authentic environment in which to practice a foreign language, and lend context to concepts learned in the classroom.…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Student Experience, Study Abroad, Learning Experience
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Stone, Ashley – College and University, 2018
This exploratory case study examined how college-bound seniors from a rural community formed their personal system of values and how those values informed choices concerning higher education. Furthermore, this article considers implications for outreach and recruitments strategies in rural communities as well as support once rural students arrive…
Descriptors: Rural Youth, Community Characteristics, Municipalities, Values
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Artinian, Nancy T.; Drees, Betty M.; Glazer, Greer; Harris, Kevin; Kaufman, Lon S.; Lopez, Naty; Danek, Jennifer C.; Michaels, Julia – College and University, 2017
In the wake of national health care reform, development of the future health care workforce has become more important than ever. Millions of newly insured patients, many from underserved urban communities, are seeking health care services. In order to provide high-quality care to rapidly diversifying patient populations, health care professionals…
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations, Health Services, College Applicants, College Admission
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Wild, Lynn; Canale, Anne Marie; Herdklotz, Cheryl – College and University, 2017
In higher education, as in many professions, employees new to their positions are advised to seek a mentor--an experienced individual who knows the profession and the academy and is invested in his or her mentee's success. Mentoring has long been recognized as an effective method for enabling new employees to develop the knowledge, skills,…
Descriptors: Mentors, College Faculty, Teamwork, Teacher Administrator Relationship
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Handel, Stephen J. – College and University, 2017
Community college transfer--rooted in the notion that any individual, regardless of background or academic preparation, could enroll at an open access college, transfer to a four-year institution, and earn a bachelor's degree--is the most transformative educational experiment of the century. Even for a nation that prides itself on second chances,…
Descriptors: College Transfer Students, Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Access to Information
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Pomerenk, Julia; Chermak, Heather – College and University, 2017
Given their multifaceted roles, mentors provide many benefits. They make themselves and their experiences available to others. They share their knowledge, expertise, skills, and insights. Mentors pay attention, and they help to strengthen one's abilities. Through their teaching and role modeling, their mentees develop leadership, communication,…
Descriptors: Positive Reinforcement, Mentors, Peer Relationship, Collegiality
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Doman, Mark S. – College and University, 2017
Oakland University (OU) in Rochester, Michigan, was experiencing growing pains. The good news was that OU had experienced 23 years of continuous enrollment growth, with student enrollment exceeding 20,000 in 2015 for the first time ever. The downside was that various administrative processes throughout the university were straining to keep up. One…
Descriptors: Graduation Requirements, Higher Education, Enrollment, Registrars (School)
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Parks, Rodney; Parrish, Jesse; Holmes, Melissa – College and University, 2017
As postsecondary credentials become even more essential to bridge education programs and career pathways, it is critical to reevaluate expectations regarding the transition from high school to college. More specifically, it must be determined how best to support students in marginalized populations that historically have been less likely to attend…
Descriptors: Credentials, Transitional Programs, Higher Education, High School Students
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