UW-Green Bay’s ‘BIPOC Rise’ program aims to improve retention rates among students of color
GREEN BAY (NBC 26) — UW-Green Bay has launched a new peer mentor program to help improve retention rates among students of color. The University’s BIPOC Rise program is aimed at providing support for freshman of color by pairing them with a mentor.
“Students of color, specifically black students and Native American students actually have the highest dropout rate,” said Christine Smith, an associate professor of psychology, human development, and women’s and gender studies.
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