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Carrandi Molina, Elizabeth – ProQuest LLC, 2016
The purpose of this study was to explore the perceptions of Hispanic first-generation college students (FGCSs) who made the immediate transition from high school into a science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) field of study at a public, four-year higher education institution in South Florida. The conceptual foundation for this…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Majors (Students), College Freshmen, Hispanic American Students
Fletcher, Carla; Webster, Jeff; Klepfer, Kasey; Fernandez, Chris – TG (Texas Guaranteed Student Loan Corporation), 2015
Borrowing student loans can be confusing and intimidating, enough so that these feelings can influence how students go to college or whether they even enroll at all. Colleges have a responsibility to provide loan counseling to federal student loan borrowers--which, when done intently, can produce a potentially clarifying and empowering experience.…
Descriptors: Student Loan Programs, Colleges, School Counseling, Program Improvement
Comella, Bonnie E. – ProQuest LLC, 2012
Over the past 20 years, many colleges and universities have developed diversity support programs aimed at improving underrepresented minority student success in undergraduate science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) disciplines. Developing such programs is important for facilitating higher minority-graduation rates in STEM and broadening…
Descriptors: Student Diversity, Undergraduate Students, Minority Group Students, STEM Education
Norman, Scott W. – ProQuest LLC, 2013
In this study, I explored the overall efficacy of the Master of Science in Educational Leadership/ Administration (MSEL/A) program at Florida State University (FSU), by taking a closer look at the introductory course, Practicum in Educational Leadership (the Practicum), as well as the final assessment, the student e-portfolio. The MSEL/A at FSU is…
Descriptors: Educational Administration, Practicums, Content Analysis, Masters Programs