Event Title

Concurrent Sessions - Foundation Year: Redesigning the First Year of College for First Generation and Non-Traditional Urban Students

Presenter Information

Molly Dugan, Northeastern University

Location

Campus Center Lower Level, Room 176 - University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Event Website

http://www.umass.edu/studentsuccessconference/resources2012.php

Start Date

21-9-2012 10:00 AM

End Date

21-9-2012 11:00 AM

Description

This presentation will include a discussion of the design, implementation, and preliminary outcomes of the Foundation Year program at Northeastern University. Foundation Year is a first-year college program that serves Boston students who may be underprepared academically or personally for the demands of college. The program is designed to tackle barriers to students’ college success. Session participants will learn about the strengths and challenges of the design and discuss whether the model could be replicated at other institutions.

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Sep 21st, 10:00 AM Sep 21st, 11:00 AM

Concurrent Sessions - Foundation Year: Redesigning the First Year of College for First Generation and Non-Traditional Urban Students

Campus Center Lower Level, Room 176 - University of Massachusetts, Amherst

This presentation will include a discussion of the design, implementation, and preliminary outcomes of the Foundation Year program at Northeastern University. Foundation Year is a first-year college program that serves Boston students who may be underprepared academically or personally for the demands of college. The program is designed to tackle barriers to students’ college success. Session participants will learn about the strengths and challenges of the design and discuss whether the model could be replicated at other institutions.

http://scholarworks.umass.edu/studentsuccess/2012/Schedule/10