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Retention Programming

Programming to support First Generation Student Retention

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Transcript of Retention Programming

Fostering Success:
First Generation Student Retention

Theoretical and Practical
Samantha Kinser, M.Ed.
College of Lake County
First 2 Finish First Generation Program
skinser@clcillinois.edu

Strategies
What We Know
Learning Outcomes
Measuring Success
Research
First Generation Students
Student Retention
First Generation
Student Retention
Definition:
Parents did not graduate from college
Characteristics:
25% of ALL college students
Take fewer credit hours
Work more hours outside of school
Lower GPA during first 3 years
Less likely to be involved/live on campus
More difficulty accessing financing
More likely to be academically under prepared
More likely to come from low-income families
4 times More likely to drop/stop out
Torres, Reiser, LePeau, Davis, & Ruder, 2006
Darling-Hammond, 2011
Quality of Interactions
Curricular and Co-Curricular
Diverse Representation
Support for Developmental Coursework
Social and Academic Integration
Career and Academic Planning
Motivation
Schreiner et al. (2011)
Tinto (2008)
Pascarella et al. (2004)
2011- 2012 Semester to Semester Persistence
All Students:
68%
Event Participants:
71%
Receiving Case Management:

97%

2011- 2012 Academic Year Persistence
All Students:
35%
Event Participants:
37%
Receiving Case Management
:
52%
College of Lake County
Second Largest Community College in Illinois
College of Lake county
Northeast Suburb of Chicago
17,575 Head Count Fall 2012
Average student age: 27
28% Full-Time Enrollment
72% Part-Time Enrollment
Strategies for Success
Financial literacy
Measuring Success
Planning Goals

Percentage in your school?
Course Completion Rates
Track Attendance
Graduation/ Transfer Rates
Demographics
First Generation Focus Groups:
Axis of Support
Financial Navigation
Integrative support programming
College Changes Everything Awareness
Social Support
Early Start
Curricular and Co-Curricular engagement
CCSSE
Meaningful Dialogue = Meaningful results
GPA
Student Activities
Retention
Intentional & Measurable
Study Skills
Mentor Programs
Faculty Collaboration
Networking
Alumni Panels
Parent Programs
Bridge Programs
Career Counseling
Success Courses
Academic Skills:
Mock Tests
Critical Reading Challenges
Researching 101
Reflection on activities
Plagiarism or Not Plagiarism
Financial Literacy:
Budgeting
Financial Aid Presentation
Alternative Funding
Scholarship Search Strategies
Scholarship Essay Writing
Quantitative
Qualitative
Students:
Barriers & Opportunities
Faculty/Staff:
Barriers & Opportunities
Social Events
Awards Banquet
Meet / Greet
Holiday Activities
Midterm / Finals Relief
Goals as a Foundation
Where are we and where do we want to be?
of program participants will persist semester to semester

of all first generation students at the college will be program participants

of program participants will be in good academic standing

of full-time program participants will graduate with a degree/certificate or transfer within 3 years
50%
75%
50%
80%
Pascarella et al. (2004)
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