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Ludvik, Marilee Bresciani – About Campus, 2020
It comes as no surprise that college students are experiencing heightened levels of stress and anxiety. Liu, Stevens, Wong, Yasui, and Chen's (2019) research "point to an urgent need for service utilization strategies, especially among racial/ethnic, sexual, or gender minorities. Campuses must consider student experiences to mitigate stress…
Descriptors: Trauma, Metacognition, College Students, Altruism
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Perez-Felkner, Lara; Ford, Jesse Randall; Zhao, Teng; Anthony, Marshall, Jr.; Harrison, Jamaal Andrew; Rahming, Sophia Glenyse – About Campus, 2020
Seventy-five years after the publication of Abraham Maslow's seminal theory on the importance of basic needs (Maslow, 1943), it is now understood that food, housing, and security also matter for college students' learning and success. Sara Goldrick-Rab's (2016) "Paying the Price" cast a spotlight on basic needs insecurity in college,…
Descriptors: Student Needs, Doctoral Students, Security (Psychology), Social Justice
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Bettez, Silvia Cristina – About Campus, 2020
Instructors and professors know from their experiences as learners that engaged, interactive, dialogical learning can enhance understanding and increase joy in the learning process. Yet many were primarily taught through traditional lecture-style techniques and continue that pattern in their own teaching. As a professor who believes learning…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Social Justice, Community, Group Dynamics
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Paige, Frederick; Oliveros, Claire; Reneau, Clint-Michael – About Campus, 2020
Educators carve out space for students in and out of the classroom to develop a sense of identity and belonging through opportunities for learning. However, they are slow to do this for themselves. Scholars face a daily battle to become better writers, better mentors, and better people. The "About Campus" Writers Retreat, a boot camp for…
Descriptors: Identification (Psychology), Workshops, Social Support Groups, Diversity (Institutional)
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Aguilar-Smith, Stephanie; Flores, Amanda – About Campus, 2020
Limitations come in many forms for educators of color: access, opportunities, networks, but perhaps most crucially, through forms of invalidation. Toward healing, some educators of color have written about the isolation and trauma they have experienced on college campuses. Other have written in the spirit of resistance, boasting about the skills,…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Minority Group Teachers, Teaching Conditions, Coping
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Hemans, Patricia Benitez; Lewis, Persephone; Osoria, Ruby – About Campus, 2020
Deciding to pursue a doctorate degree is a life-changing decision for all applicants. However, for mother-scholars of color (MSOC), entering these programs includes a host of additional fears, many of which are centered on feelings of inadequacy and self-doubt. The push to be a good mother and a good student leaves some MSOC feeling that they have…
Descriptors: Mothers, Minority Group Students, Doctoral Students, Disproportionate Representation
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Quynn, Kristina – About Campus, 2020
Writing, writ large, is the very process, practice, and product by which students, researchers, faculty, and administrators on college campuses professionalize, become knowledgeable, and, in some cases, become experts. CSU Writes (Colorado State University) approaches writing as both the cornerstone practice and the primary means of professional…
Descriptors: Writing (Composition), Writing Improvement, Writing Workshops, Writing Instruction
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Martinez, Nancy – About Campus, 2019
The alarming low completion rates in postsecondary education for Latinx students should be a national concern. Teachers can have a strong and direct impact on the academic success of students. College students spend a large portion of their time interacting with faculty in class or during office hours. To assist Latinx students in getting to the…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, Academic Persistence, Sense of Community, College Faculty
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Schwitzer, Alan M.; Huber, Pat – About Campus, 2019
For several years now, the Old Dominion University community college leadership research team has been examining academic affairs and student affairs outcomes on community college student success. College student professionals on two-year campuses most typically provide a wide variety of supports and interventions across campus, in settings that…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Academic Support Services, Student Personnel Services
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Lindsey, Janell – About Campus, 2019
American higher education has often been more exclusive than inclusive in its higher education admission practices. Community colleges have greatly assisted in closing the gap of accessing higher education as they have become the chosen college entry point for students of color. Community colleges often remain the first choice for African American…
Descriptors: African American Students, Females, Community Colleges, Equal Education
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Martinez, Edward F.; Munsch, Patricia – About Campus, 2019
Community colleges are a 20th-century phenomenon. This sector of higher education started in 1901 and historically served any number of varying purposes, such as teacher training, homemaking, and, potentially, transfer credits for admission to a four-year college and the receipt of a baccalaureate degree. In the early 20th century, because of its…
Descriptors: Two Year College Students, Community Colleges, Sense of Community, Demography
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Preuss, Lydia; Vaughan, Terry, III – About Campus, 2019
The Arnold Mitchem Fellows Program (AMF) is a co-curricular, undergraduate research program where first-generation, low-income, and underrepresented students learn about basic research skills in preparation for future undergraduate research opportunities and graduate school outside of their traditional for credit classes. This academic year-long…
Descriptors: Fellowships, First Generation College Students, Undergraduate Students, Low Income Students
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Trester, Eugene F. – About Campus, 2019
One cannot underestimate the social components of learning. Why are we not educating for an era in which the skills of connecting and constructing are more important than ever? Millennials are by far the most accomplished generation at productive collaboration. An active, student-centered experience will serve them well the rest of their lives.…
Descriptors: Student Centered Learning, Theory Practice Relationship, Facilitators (Individuals), 21st Century Skills
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Kelsay, Lisa S.; Tosch, Mary – About Campus, 2019
The Illinois Skyway Collegiate Conference (ISSC) is unique in that there must be participation in athletic and co-curricular competitions each year. Established in 1969 as an athletic conference, ISSC states in the bylaws (2016) that there is a commitment to fostering the development of students' specialized talents through intercollegiate…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, College Athletics, Intercollegiate Cooperation
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Reneau, Clint-Michael – About Campus, 2019
At a young age, men begin examining and collecting societal messages about masculinity. As as a result of interpreting these messages, young men modify their behavior based on these societal expectations. This is what the author refers to as "regulating masculinity." The regulation of young men's masculinity takes many forms and can crop…
Descriptors: Males, College Students, Masculinity, Photography
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