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Haskett, Mary E.; Kotter-Grühn, Dana; Majumder, Suman – Journal of College Student Development, 2020
There has been more attention to insecurity among college students for basic needs (e.g., Miles, McBeath, Brockett, & Sorenson, 2017; Morris, Smith, Davis, & Null, 2016); however, published research on student food insecurity and housing insecurity remains sparse. It is critical to understand the prevalence of these challenges because they…
Descriptors: College Students, Hunger, Food, Housing
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Umucu, Emre; Moser, Erin; Bezyak, Jill – Journal of College Student Development, 2020
Hope is a defining characteristic of well-being, and research points to the positive contribution of hope to life adjustment (Snyder, Lehman, Kluck, & Monssan, 2006). Harris developed an initial version of an individual-differences measure of hope, the Trait Hope Scale (THS). Snyder, Harris, and colleagues (1991) further developed the THS by…
Descriptors: Veterans Education, College Students, Nontraditional Students, Psychological Patterns
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Cisneros, Jesus; Valdivia, Diana – Journal of College Student Development, 2020
Operating from Astin's theory of involvement, we analyzed interviews with practitioners from 49 undocumented student resource centers (USRCs). Interview transcripts, shorthand notes, and memos, as well as key documents, provided the context for understanding the emergence, naming, and structure of USRCs at institutions of higher education. Study…
Descriptors: Undocumented Immigrants, Resource Centers, College Students, Program Development
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Arria, Amelia M.; Barrall, Angelica L.; Vincent, Kathryn B.; Bugbee, Brittany A.; O'Grady, Kevin E. – Journal of College Student Development, 2020
The authors sought to develop a multidimensional scale that could be used in academic assistance settings to assess barriers to academic success among college students. Relative to the number of studies in the literature focused on the relationship between behavioral health and study behaviors as they relate to academic success (American College…
Descriptors: Measures (Individuals), Barriers, Academic Achievement, Trauma
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Bott-Knutson, Rebecca C.; Duque, Callie; Mook, Natalie; Grassel, Meghan – Journal of College Student Development, 2020
The transition to college life presents myriad opportunities, hurdles, and learning experiences. Honors education emphasizes the importance of building community. This article showcases a program developed to engage first semester honors students in community through cocurricular activities designed to raise their awareness of diversity,…
Descriptors: College Freshmen, Honors Curriculum, First Year Seminars, College Programs
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du Toit, Nadia; Naudé, Luzelle – Journal of College Student Development, 2020
This article describes through the lens of self-authorship development the meaning-making processes of South African postgraduate psychology students who are expected to undergo significant growth as they journey towards becoming mental health professionals. Reflective writing tasks and individual interviews of 4 postgraduate students were…
Descriptors: Individual Development, Graduate Students, Psychology, Foreign Countries
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Baker, Dominique J.; Arroyo, Andrew T.; Braxton, John M.; Gasman, Marybeth – Journal of College Student Development, 2020
Theoretical modeling has been a widely used tool in the student persistence literature for many years; however, only recently has it been applied to the Historical Black College or University (HBCU) context in an intentional way. We investigated a theory of student persistence in commuter institutions at 2 commuter HBCUs (N = 147 students).…
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, Black Colleges, African American Students, Commuter Colleges
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Johnston-Guerrero, Marc P.; Tran, Vu T.; Combs, Lisa – Journal of College Student Development, 2020
We explored how notions of oppression manifest in the identities of 16 multiracial college students. We were guided by two research questions: (a) How does racial oppression affect multiracial students' identities? and (b) Is that racial oppression tied to traditional manifestations of racism, monoracism, or both? Findings demonstrate that racial…
Descriptors: Multiracial Persons, College Students, Social Bias, Racial Bias
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Antonelli, Janeen; Jones, Sara Jolly; Burridge, Andrea Backscheider; Hawkins, Jacqueline – Journal of College Student Development, 2020
For many first-generation college students (FGCS), college success has not kept pace with college access. Because many students' struggles can be traced to deficits in self-regulated learning (SRL) processes, the purpose of this study was to explore the SRL skills of FGCS. We analyzed the Learning and Study Strategies Inventory, 2nd Edition…
Descriptors: Self Management, Student Characteristics, First Generation College Students, Learning Strategies
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Harris, Jessica C. – Journal of College Student Development, 2020
Higher education and student affairs (HESA) faculty members who teach student development theory (SDT) courses are integral to socializing future professionals to SDT and to the organizational culture, or the norms, behaviors, and values, of HESA. Although faculty members are important socializing agents, how they teach SDT courses and the ways…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Personnel Workers, College Faculty, Socialization
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Purgason, Lucy L.; Villalba, José A.; Fosback, Cary – Journal of College Student Development, 2020
In this mixed methods study, Q methodology was used to identify patterns of ethnic identity exploration via social networking sites for college students from multiethnic, immigrant-origin backgrounds. Drawing from the community cultural wealth (CCW) social capital framework (Yosso, 2005), a Q-sort of 47 statements was constructed. Based on factor…
Descriptors: Ethnicity, Social Media, Immigrants, College Students
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Duran, Antonio; Dahl, Laura S.; Stipeck, Christopher; Mayhew, Matthew J. – Journal of College Student Development, 2020
Guided by Astin's I-E-O model and critical quantitative inquiry, we examined institutional environments that contributed to belongingness, especially for students from different racial groups, college generation statuses, and the intersection of both. Using multiple linear regression analyses, we analyzed data from 7,888 students and found that…
Descriptors: Group Membership, Interpersonal Relationship, College Environment, Minority Group Students
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Naddaf, Mariana I.; Marie, Jakia; Mitchell, Donald, Jr. – Journal of College Student Development, 2020
Study abroad participation for US college students has been on the rise throughout the past two decades. As more US students study abroad, it is necessary to continue to explore the learning and developmental outcomes associated with these experiences and the reasons students choose to study abroad. With the increase of study abroad participation,…
Descriptors: Cultural Background, Self Concept, Study Abroad, College Students
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Satici, Seydi Ahmet – Journal of College Student Development, 2020
I investigated the mediation impact of stress on subjective vitality via hope and loneliness. Participants included 417 undergraduates (211 females and 204 males) from 2 universities in Turkey. A proposed theoretical model was explored and tested using structural equation modeling which indicated that the effects of stress on subjective vitality…
Descriptors: Psychological Patterns, Anxiety, Well Being, Undergraduate Students
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Foste, Zak; Jones, Susan R. – Journal of College Student Development, 2020
The purpose of this study was to explore how white college students construct and give meaning to their racial locations through the act of storytelling. Guided by narrative inquiry and grounded in critical whiteness studies, the results of this study highlight 3 constructions of whiteness that illuminate understandings of the racial self, the…
Descriptors: Whites, College Students, Story Telling, Critical Theory
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