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Financial Wellness Impacts Student Success Indicators, Survey Finds

A financial wellness survey administered to students in fall 2022 found that concerns about finances impacted students’ academic lives—but the majority say they would access related campus resources.

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Program Innovation: Career Exploration and Planning in First-Year Seminars

Bunker Hill Community College in Boston redesigned its introductory and first-year seminar courses to incorporate career exploration and skill identification among students, raising confidence among learners.

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Helping Former Foster Students Succeed

A UCLA report says holistic services, financial aid, consistent staffing and social programming can help students who lack family support and guidance.

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Student Success Champion: Mitch Mitchell, Cal Poly Humboldt

Mitch Mitchell, associate vice president for student success and dean of students, works to create diversity and representation in higher education by keeping students at the forefront.

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Campus Engagement Tip: Define the Hidden Curricula of Higher Ed

Colleges and universities can help students navigate the structures of higher education by providing a glossary of terms students may encounter on campus.

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Telecounseling Talk: What Students Say

Student Voice data offer insight into students’ experiences with telecounseling. What can college leaders do to help ensure students are getting quality virtual care?

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Welcome, Transfers! Prioritizing Students Coming From Community Colleges

Fixing the transfer system requires a changed collective mind-set and involves actions such as committing to accept both lower- and upper-division transfer credits, writes Lisa Vollendorf, president of Empire State University.

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Positive Partnership: Creating a Nuclear Engineering Talent Pipeline

Tennessee Tech University established a partnership with a local environmental cleanup organization focused on career-readiness for engineering students to work in eastern Tennessee.