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From the Third Annual New England Conference for Student Success
September 21, 2012
Presentations from the Third Annual Conference
Please note that these documents are all in pdf format.
UMass President Robert Caret's Welcome Address
George Kuh - Keynote Address: What Matters to Student Success
Randy Swing - Keynote Address: Proving and Improving the First Year of College
Organized Chaos: Using Logic Models to Design Student Success Programming
(Gray, McLellan, and Vargas)
A Collaborative Approach to Assessment of the First-Year Experience (FYE)
(Laguilles, Coughlin, and Vecchio)
The Elephant in the Room: Defining Student Success in Developmental Education
(Ferreira and Burch)
Supporting the Success of Students of Color: Promising Practices and Plans of Action
(Gentlewarrior, Garr-Barnes, and Holbrook)
Defining Career Success for Non-Traditional Students
(Joseph-Collins and Devlin)
Leveraging Grant Money to Develop and Sustain Community Pathways and Partnerships
(O'Donnell, Gallo, Hunt, and Sullivan)
What Kind of Success Does Democracy Need from Higher Education?
(Reiff and Neely)
Creating a Framework for Student Success Through Structure, Planning, and Assessment
(Wiseman and Seifert)
Does Student Success Depend on Our Use of Social Media?
(Giddens, Campbell, and Liseno)
Other Resources Related to Student Success
Enhancing Representation, Retention, and Achievement of Minority Students in Higher Education: A Social Transformation Theory of Change (Maton, Hrabowski, Ozdemir, and Wimms, 2008)
In this article, Freeman Hrabowski and his co-authors discuss best practices and strategies for creating supportive campus environments that emphasize faculty commitment, strong relationships among students, faculty and staff, and using technology to help students succeed.
Expanding Access for America's Future
Meet Societal Challenges by Changing the Culture on Campus (The Chronicle)
(Hrabowski and Hirshman, 2011)
Fostering Integrative Knowledge Through ePortfolios
(Peet et al., 2011)
Improving Child Care Access to Promote Postsecondary Success Among Low-Income Parents
(2011 report from the Institute for Women's Policy Research)
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