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Three factors leading to student success

June 12, 2017

Infographic pictures several factors that lead to college success.

A new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (2017) has identified three factors that contribute significantly to student success: a growth mindset; a sense of belonging; and personally meaningful goals. Read more

Between the World and Me: 2017-2018 Common Read

January 26, 2017

The cover of BETWEEN THE WORLD AND ME by Ta-Nehisi Coates displays the title and the author's name in thick black capital letters against a white background.

The Selection Committee has chosen Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates for the 2017-2018 Freshman Common Reading. Spring semester is the perfect time to join your faculty and staff colleagues as we begin preparing to teach and discuss the book. Read more

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