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E-Source for College Transitions

E-Source for College Transitions is an electronic newsletter that provides practical strategies for supporting student learning and success. Published in March, July, and November, the newsletter and archive are available online with a free subscription.

Current Issue

Volume 16, Issue 3
Our July issue details how Appalachian State recruited faculty and staff specifically to support transfer students in their transition to the university. Other topics include:

  • a strategic plan that addressed barriers affecting student success while restructuring support services,
  • a first-year seminar designed for students on academic probation,
  • a curricular intervention aimed at preventing first-semester burnout,
  • a teaching model geared for part-time FYS instructors, and
  • insights on first-year program assessment from a recent survey on first-year initiatives.  

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