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WHAT’S NEW IN NEW STUDENT PROGRAMS STUDENT SUCCESS CONFERENCE FEBRUARY 6, 2015.

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1 WHAT’S NEW IN NEW STUDENT PROGRAMS STUDENT SUCCESS CONFERENCE FEBRUARY 6, 2015

2 CONTEXT  First Year to Second Year persistence rate approximately 50%  Key BENCHMARKS of completing 20 degree applicable units  RP Group – Student Support (re)defined (2013)  Directed: Students have a goal and know how to achieve it  Focused: Students stay on track— keeping their eyes on the prize  Nurtured: Students feel somebody wants them to succeed as a student and helps them succeed  Connected: Students feel they are part of the college community  Engaged: Students actively listen and participate in class and are involved in extracurricular activities  Valued: Students’ skills, talents, abilities and experiences are recognized; they have opportunities to contribute on campus and feel their contributions are appreciated  Student Success Act of 2012 – mandatory matriculation requirements  Orientation, Assessment and Educational Planning

3 NEW STUDENT PROGRAMS New umbrella program to encompass the variety of efforts we have for our new and first year students

4 FIRST YEAR EXPERIENCE COUNSELING CENTER ServiceWhenWhat is Offered Drop-In Counseling (In-person only) During all open hours (10-15 minutes) Prerequisite Clearance Answers to Quick Questions or Concerns General Counseling Appointments (Appointments can be made in-person or by calling the FYE Counseling Center) Monday – Friday 8am – 4pm (30 minutes) Comprehensive Education Planning Transcript Evaluations In-depth discussion of degree or transfer requirements Career Counseling Appointments (Appointments can be made in-person or by calling the FYE Counseling Center) Tuesdays & Wednesdays 8am – 3pm (30 minutes) Career Exploration Major Selection Assistance Answers to Questions About Career/Major Major Exploration Workshop (Appointments can be made in-person or by calling the FYE Counseling Center) Wednesdays 3pm (1 hour) Get resources for exploring possible careers and majors Learn how to make a successful major decision

5 SUMMER BRIDGE & GO DAYS Summer Bridge  Combines PD 40 & English 21 or 28  Geared to students coming directly out of high school (approx. 500 students)  This year will be adding peer mentors and programming activities GO Days  New Student Conference held the week prior to the start of classes  All New Students are invited to attend  Includes workshops on a variety of topics, major exploration, educational planning and networking  All students get a t-shirt and some goodies  State Academic Senate Exemplary Program Award

6 FRESHMAN ACADEMY  One year fully-cohorted program  Targeted to Summer Bridge English 21 students  Beginning with 1 Social and Behavioral Cohort – will expand to include Arts & Humanities, Business, STEM  Will allow students to complete transferable English & Math in addition to 12 transferable GEs  Supported with Counseling, Peer Mentors and anchor class  Will coordinate with Town Hall and other campus enrichment activities

7 PEER2PEER MENTORS  Mentors to be recruited in Spring 2015  Summer Bridge, Gatekeeper Classes, Freshman Academy, Veterans, Foster Youth, DSPS, STEM, General First Year Students  Asking all faculty to help with mentor recruitment

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