Tag: Center for Students in Transition

Year One of ‘Peer Advising Consults’ viewed as success

Students in the new Peer Advising Consultants program (PAC) have just completed their first successful year as peer advisers. According to Darrel Renier, director of Academic Advising, and Associate Prof. Denise Bartell, director of the Center for Students in Transition, who developed the program, the peer advisers assisted their fellow students by facilitating SIS demonstrations, reaching […]

UW-Green Bay wins $161k grant for new approaches to first-year achievement

With a grant award of $161,504 for the “Phoenix GPS Program,” UW-Green Bay is one of more than two dozen institutions across Wisconsin, Minnesota and Iowa receiving support for new initiatives meant to keep students in college and on track academically, socially and financially. Great Lakes Higher Education Guaranty Corporation is distributing a total of […]

Faculty Development Day marks debut of Students in Transition Center

UW-Green Bay faculty and staff are invited to RSVP now for the development conference “High Impact Practices: Fostering Success for all Students,” which will take place on campus Friday afternoon, Jan. 20. The conference is organized by the UW-Green Bay Center for Students in Transition in partnership with the Academic Staff Professional Development Committee, the […]

Press-Gazette highlights freshmen retention efforts, related grant

UW-Green Bay’s freshmen retention initiatives are making news after UW System announced a $38,000 grant to help bolster the already successful efforts. First-year Seminars and FOCUS were highlighted in a Saturday (July 16) Green Bay Press-Gazette story featuring Liberal Arts and Sciences Dean Scott Furlong. As we told you last week, the money will be […]

New grant creates ‘Center for Students in Transition’

A $37,901 UW System grant will enable UW-Green Bay to establish the “Center for Students in Transition.” The competitive Growth Agenda Grant supports high-impact practices for boosting student retention and graduation rates. The Center will build on the success of UW-Green Bay’s FOCUS and First-Year Seminar initiatives. The first step will be appointment of a […]

FOCUS, Seminars gain recognition, $38,000 grant for ‘Transition Center’

Recognition of the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s success with a pair of freshmen-retention initiatives —the First-Year Seminar program and FOCUS — has yielded additional funding to further those efforts.