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ERIC Number: EJ875418
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Pages: 21
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 44
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1949-6605
Building Bridges: Community College Practitioners as Retention Leaders
Stebleton, Michael J.; Schmidt, LeAnne
Journal of Student Affairs Research and Practice, v47 n1 p78-98 2010
Community colleges face struggles in helping students meet their academic, career, and personal goals. Student affairs practitioners can be innovators by creating initiatives to engage students. Practitioners can act as a bridge between student and academic affairs. This article explores how a group of counselors redefined their roles by designing a first-year experience effort. A program implemented at Inver Hills Community College focused on student success is highlighted. Features, outcomes, and lessons learned are outlined.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education; Two Year Colleges
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A