• Articles

    Top Students, Too, Aren't Always Ready for College
    College readiness is not merely a "remedial" issue, it's a broader, deeper issue for teaching and learning across the institution.
    Chronicle of Higher Education
    , March 13, 2013

    The Arcane Rules That Keep Low-Income Kids Out of College
    The labyrinth surrounding scholarships and admissions doesn't account for the messy realities of poor families' lives.
    The Atlantic
    ,February 26, 2013

    For Poor, Leap to College Often Ends in a Hard Fall
    The story of three friends from Galveston, Tex., seems less a tribute to upward mobility than a study of obstacles in an age of economic inequality.
    New York Times,
    December 23, 2012

    The use of research to improve student retention
    12 research-validated risk factors associated with students who drop out and suggestions on overcoming or mitigating some of these risk factors.
    Inside Higher EdFebruary 7, 2013

     

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    Nominations are now open for the Mary Maude Knox award. It is given to honor a first-year or sophomore student (male or female) who has demonstrated scholastic excellence and contributed to campus academic life. Nominations are due on Thursday, February 25, 2016, by 11:59 p.m.

    Request a ten-minute visit to your classes and student groups from Writing Center staff. In these sessions staff describe the Writing Center's services, demonstrate the online scheduling system, and answer questions.

    Religion Professor Deanna Thompson will be the keynote speaker for the Academy of Parish Clergy's Winter in Florida Conference on February 23-24, 2016.