Friday April 21, 9:45 am – 10:45 am
Track 1: The Mission of Student Learning
Patricia Henry
Associate Dean, Graduate School
Northcentral University
Ramp-Up to Success

How do you know your students are ready on the first day of school? Students and instructors may disagree with the level of understanding of prerequisite materials. Our “Summer Ramp-Up” program was designed to refresh and assess students learning at the start of our graduate program.

Jane Rosenthal
Assistant Dean
Keck Graduate Institute
Kiriko Komura
Administrative Director
Keck Graduate Institute
First Year Extended Student Orientation for Graduate Students: Toward Increasing Community, Agency, and Student Success

The Retention and Faculty Executive Committees collaborated to develop an extended first year graduate student orientation. Designed for better navigation of resources and stronger engagement, topics included: health, wellness, and balance; advising and mentoring; career planning; information literacy and writing; and the Academic Success Toolkit.

Alana Olschwang
Claremont Graduate University
Shamini Dias
Preparing Future Faculty
Lindsay Stadler
Claremont Graduate University