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Upcoming Events

34th Annual Conference on The First-Year Experience
February 7 - 10, 2015 <> Dallas, TX

Early Registration Deadline: January 14, 2015

The Annual Conference on The First-Year Experience provides a forum for higher education professionals to share experiences, concerns, and accomplishments related to supporting student learning, development, and success in the first college year.

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New Publications!

Paths to Learning: Teaching for Engagement in College
Barbara F. Tobolowsky, Editor

Paths to Learning is a valuable overview of engaging pedagogies for educators seeking to sharpen their teaching skills, which in turn, will help students become more confident and successful learners. Click here for more information.

Academic Advising in the First Year of College:
A Guide for Families

A joint publication with NACADA:
The Global Community for Academic Advising
Virginia N. Gordon
, Julie Levinson, and Tim Kirkner

This brief guide focuses on the role of academic advisors in helping students chart a course for success and suggests how parents and family members can be partners in the journey. A particularly useful resource for the families of first-generation college students and ideal for distribution at recruitment events, orientation, or parent and family programs.
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for more information.

Navigating the First College Year:
A Guide for Parents and Families

Richard Mullendore and Leslie Banahan

Grounded in the student success research and practice literature, this brief guide offers parents and families an overview of the college experience, especially in the first year, and suggests strategies for helping their students succeed.
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