Loading...

Crafting a New Model UT

39 views

Loading...

Loading...

Transcript

The interactive transcript could not be loaded.

Loading...

Loading...

Rating is available when the video has been rented.
This feature is not available right now. Please try again later.
Published on Mar 30, 2012

Increasing college graduation rates for first-generation and under-represented students at the University of Tampa is the primary goal of a new initiative called Student Success - Responding to a National Imperative. Helios is investing $1.3 million over four years in this effort to create an academically effective and socially-supportive environment around students that includes scholarships.

University officials expect gains in graduation rates of up to 17 percent within the targeted population, but they also anticipate gains in students overcoming academic challenges, participating in active and collaborative learning, student-faculty interaction and enriching educational experiences.

The program reaches across academic, enrollment, student services and financial aid and includes the formation of an Office of Student Success and the creation of micro-academic communities where students can interact with faculty and staff. The initiative includes gap financial aid for students with the greatest financial needs and merit-based incentive awards for students who have demonstrated academic success after their first year.

  • Category

  • License

    • Standard YouTube License

Loading...


to add this to Watch Later

Add to

Loading playlists...