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McCauley, Dani – About Campus, 2019
Rural students are a unique population who tend to be overlooked on campuses, despite having hurdles to overcome that some argue are similar if not greater than their peers in urban areas. Rural students are more likely to graduate high school than urban and suburban students according to the NCES and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).…
Descriptors: Rural Schools, Student Needs, Rural Areas, Cultural Influences
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Springer Pence, Mary E. – About Campus, 2004
In this article, the author describes how the orientation staff at the University of Louisville used a unique blend of play and student learning to engage more students more deeply in their orientation experience as they learn the basics for success in college. This approach to orientation is based from Stephen Lundin, Harry Paul, and John…
Descriptors: Play, Educational Environment, Student Adjustment, School Orientation
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Bonfiglio, Robert A. – About Campus, 2002
Incoming college students often find themselves overwhelmed by their coursework. Campus programs, such as cultural education and leadership training, are intended to aid students in their transition to the academic setting but can instead lead to further stress. Without unprogrammed time, students do not have a chance to analyze their thoughts…
Descriptors: College Programs, College Students, Higher Education, Program Effectiveness