According to a new survey, colleges and universities that have effective collaboration between their academic, student life, financial aid and student career services have better retention and completion rates than peer institutions which do not combine these functions. The survey was conducted as part of Driving Toward a Degree, a
David Lee / Daily Senior Employee President of Morton Schapiro University. Schapiro discussed the $94 million budget shortfall, CAPS funding and non-tenured faculty during a question-and-answer session on Wednesday. University President Morton Schapiro discussed the budget deficit and controversial guest evolutionary psychologist Satoshi Kanazawa during a question-and-answer session on Wednesday.
The Center for Academic Success & Tutoring (CAST) offers learning support programs to ensure high quality services for students at Montclair State University. Quality learning focuses on the student as an individual. Therefore, CAST continues to build a body of work focused on the academic needs of a rapidly growing
After the University of Wisconsin system made efforts last year to turn the state’s two-year UW Colleges and Extension programs into satellite institutions of the system’s four-year universities, officials now say that many New investments are needed for student support services during this transition period. According to The Associated Press,
PATERSON — A $2.5 million federal grant will allow education officials in Paterson to expand services to students at John F. Kennedy Middle School and Elementary School 2, officials said. The full-service community school grant will provide money over five years for health clinics, after-school programs and summer offerings at
Prospective international students probably know that they can turn to the International Student Services offices of American universities for help with immigration and orientation. But the services provided by the ISS offices do not stop there and can include activities throughout the year. Here are some ways international students can
I’m sure you’ve gone through this process before: you dial the customer service number, answer a few questions from an automated machine, and get put on hold for the next available agent. Once you are finally connected with a representative, they will ask you the same questions again, listen to
LBCC campuses are closed to students and members of the public beginning Tuesday, March 17, 2020. Student Services is not doing in-person business until further notice. Please visit the LBCC Coronavirus COVID-19 website for other means of service. International admission: During this closure, we will assist you remotely with your
Student Services offers several programs to improve the physical and mental health of students. Student Services supports a variety of disciplines and services such as: School Counseling, Behavioral Intervention, Student Mental Health, Threat Assessment, Sexual Assault Resource Team, Audiology, Health Services, Response to crises, Title IX and Section 504/ADA compliance.
The painful art of cutting a college or university’s budget—often in an effort to protect core academic programs while choosing which support services to cut—may have become a little more difficult. A forthcoming working paper by Cornell University graduate student Douglas Webber and Ronald Ehrenberg, director of the Cornell Higher