Submitted by Matt Zalaznick on Thu, 07/02/2015 - 2:08pm
When Miguel Arellano Arriaga talks about Sam Houston’s Establishing Leadership In and Through Education program, his perspective is multifaceted. Arellano Arriaga, the coordinator of “SH ELITE” at the Texas university, also went through the program as an undergraduate at Sam Houston.
“It definitely was eye-opening,” he says. “They talk to you about college in high school and they tell you a little bit about what it’s going to be about, but you really don’t know until you get here.”
Submitted by Matt Zalaznick on Thu, 07/02/2015 - 1:59pm
Many initiatives targeted at reducing student dropout rates look at factors such as ethnicity, gender or socioeconomic status to explain academic underperformance—and then the institution develops programs to help boost graduation rates within the at-risk categories.
Submitted by Matt Zalaznick on Fri, 03/27/2015 - 10:01am
A phased approach to career education empowers students to manage their job situations, come what may. Among the effects of the economic collapse of the last decade was a reorientation of the job market. For new college grads, in particular, the new complexities were profound.
Submitted by Matt Zalaznick on Wed, 03/18/2015 - 10:48am
The advisory boards of Mitchell Technical Institute’s 34 programs delivered a simple message to the South Dakota school’s administrators: You’re doing a great job turning out talented, skilled workers, but when it comes to “soft” skills, much more is needed.
Submitted by Matt Zalaznick on Tue, 03/17/2015 - 10:36am
As if limited resources didn’t make advising tough enough, LDS Business College in Utah discovered that students were seeking services even before they set foot on campus.