MCC Daily Tribune Archive

NISOD Innovation Abstracts Volume XXVI, No. 12

"College 101: Helping Dislocated Workers Transition to College," by Angela Oriano-Darnall, doctoral student in the Community College Leadership Program at The University of Texas at Austin; and Joan Williams, vice president for Student Services and athletic director at Southeastern Community College (Iowa), reports on a highly successful college initiative to inform and welcome new students to college. Retention and academic success data challenge traditional notions about what orientation sessions should do and demonstrate what orientations must do, especially for today's first-time college students!


Richard Degus
Executive Assistant to the President