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National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience and Students in Transition

  • Institutes on the First-Year Experience and Students in Transition

Institutes

Attend one of our focused learning institutes to inspire your first-year program, support student success, and connect with other learning professionals.

Developing and Sustaining

Institute on Developing and Sustaining First-Year Seminars

The Institute on Developing and Sustaining First-Year Seminars is designed to provide those charged with the task of delivering a successful first-year seminar with valuable information, fresh ideas, and some much-needed inspiration.

first generation

Institute on First-Generation College Students

At our Institute on First-Generation Students, institute faculty build a framework for examining trends and practices connected to building a comprehensive and intentional approach to ensure the success of first-generation students.

first-year student success

Institute on First-Year Student Success in the Community College

At the Institute on First-Year Student Success in the Community College, attendees discuss the current role of the community college in higher education and develop an action plan for creating or enhancing pathways that support student success at community colleges. 

Reframing Approach to Disabilities Branding

Institute on Reframing Your Approach to Disabilities on Your Campus

At the Institute on Reframing Your Approach to Disabilities on Your Campus, attendees will discuss strategies for supporting students with specific learning disabilities, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, autism spectrum disorder and students who display learning and behavioral characteristics associated with these profiles.

sophomore student success

Institute on Sophomore Student Success

At the Institute on Sophomore Student Success, attendees have the opportunity to examine trends and practices connected to building a comprehensive and intentional approach to ensure the success of sophomore students. 


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