Student Retention

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Colleges, Universities Beef Up Offerings To Student Veterans

When Edward Godec began attending Rose State College four years ago, one of his first stops on campus was to the school's veterans affairs office.

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Utah Honors College Moves Into New Home

Utah’s first program to integrate academic and residential life under one roof has tripled enrollment since it became a college in 2002.

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Veterans Face Issues In Higher Education

Veterans or student service members face myriad issues when enrolling in college, experts told the Legislature's Select Committee on Veterans Affairs on Aug. 14.

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U of Wisconsin Research Seeks To Identify Students At Risk

Using data from every mouse click a student makes doing online course work, researchers from three University of Wisconsin institutions hope to identify students at risk of doing poorly and potentially dropping out of school.

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University Of Mobile Implements New Career Development Program

An alumni survey conducted by the university in the fall of 2011, which covered a six-year period, showed that 65 percent of the respondents indicated they had accepted full-time employment upon graduation, according to Kathy Dean, the university’s spokeswoman.

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New Office At UNLV Stands Ready To Serve Veterans Enrolled At School

Ross Bryant’s business card is telling of the kind of outreach he is championing for active military and veteran students attending UNLV this fall.

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How Grand Rapids Community College Is Trying To Boost Student Performance

Developmental education courses have long been a barrier to success for students at Grand Rapids Community College, but administrators are hoping several new initiatives will help change that.

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Few Sacramento State Students Able To Graduate In Four Years

Starlight Trotter will begin her fifth year at Sacramento State in three weeks.

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How Your School’s Online Presence Impacts Retention

If you spend time and resources to improve and grow your online presence, you will be rewarded with happy students who want to stay.

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More College-Age Students Finishing Degrees, But Women Still Lagging Behind In Utah

The number of college-age adults in Utah with a post-secondary degree rose by more than 5,000 from 2009 to 2010, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

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