Student Retention

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MTSU Official: Higher Education Salary Study Doesn't Tell Entire Story

A state study released this week may show MTSU’s bachelor degree graduates earned less in recent years than those completing community colleges, but workers with a four-year degree will make more in the long-run, a university official said.

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Lake Michigan College Testing New Method Of Connecting Low-Income Students To Social Services

Lake Michigan College is one of seven colleges across the nation participating in an experimental program to see if coordinated financial help, such as child care subsidies and food assistance, helps low-income students complete a degree.

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College of Southern Maryland Launches Heroes Scholarship Campaign

With more than 870 students using veterans’ benefits to pursue their degree at the College of Southern Maryland (CSM) since last fall, the CSM Foundation has launched its second annual “CSM Heroes Campaign” in honor of those who served our country as well as first responders who risk their lives daily for the safety of others.

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Making retention and student success part of your campus culture

A University Business Web Seminar Digest • Originally Presented on July 31, 2012

At Carroll University, retention is at the top of the priority list—and it’s a full-time job for the Director of Student Success. During this web seminar, top leaders at Carroll University discussed how they made retention a day-to-day priority and created a campus-wide culture of student success. They discussed Jenzabar’s customized retention technology platform and how it helped identify the unique factors that influence retention. Carroll University is located in Waukesha, Wisconsin, and has an undergraduate enrollment of 2,850 and a graduate enrollment of 450. 

Tennessee school pays it forward with money management program for undergrads

Loan defaults decrease at Tusculum College through implementation of Inceptia’s student success analysis

In the world of federal student loan repayment, graduates have the upper hand. So do young adults well-schooled in the ways of money management.

Tusculum College in Tennessee understands that, particularly since working with the experts at Inceptia—leaders in financial education, default aversion and financial aid management services. Inceptia’s mission is to increase the financial aptitude of students, improve graduation rates and provide financial education and financial aid management services. Inceptia’s goal: 100 percent repayment of federal student loans. 

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GVSU Course Was So Hard, Professor Split It In Two

Math and science have long been a challenge for students at Grand Valley State University, but you won’t find any equations or experiments in what was one of the college’s hardest courses.

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At Harvard, Suspects in Cheating Take a Leave

Facing academic and financial deadlines, some of the Harvard students suspected in a cheating scandal have decided to take a leave of absence rather than face possible suspension for a year, according to people briefed on the matter.

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University's Complete College Georgia Plan Combines Strengths To Boost Graduation Rates

Gov. Nathan Deal announced a statewide initiative last year to increase the numbers of Georgians completing college, and today he rolled out those plans from each of the state's public higher education institutions.

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Schools Find New Ways To Welcome Community College Transfers

New efforts are meant to ease 'transfer shock' for a student population that helps public and private universities' bottom lines.

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