Learn 5 key areas to focus on to create an effective summer bridge program for at-risk students.
Join us online to learn how your institution can take a 360-degree approach to summer bridge programs and at-risk student success by focusing energy and resources on 5 key areas. Our instructors will showcase the SOAR program at University of Central Florida, a summer bridge program that boasts student retention rates of 90 percent and includes the following:
This program is about preparing incoming academically at-risk students. This webcast is right for you if you are considering or just starting a summer bridge program for academically at-risk students or if your current summer bridge program does not already include leadership development, community-building, mentoring, a student success strategies course, and academic courses with support. Some of those who will specifically benefit include:
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After participating in this webcast, you will be able to integrate 5 key components into your summer bridge program.
Wayne’s office provides academic programming and support services for more than 21,000 multicultural and first-generation students on the UCF campus. He is a two-time national retention award recipient: he received the 2010 National Academic Advising Association (NACADA) Outstanding Institutional Advising Program Certificate of Merit for his leadership in directing the Seizing Opportunities for Achievement and Retention (SOAR) program, and the 2003 for his work in directing the Minority Mentoring Program at the College of New Jersey. Wayne has consulted for several institutions on how to help develop mentoring programs and increase student retention rates. He speaks nationally on how to increase the retention of at-risk students.
Claudine coordinates the University of Central Florida’s Seizing Opportunities for Achievement and Retention (SOAR) summer bridge program. She comes to the SOAR program with over 10 years of academic advising experience from University of Louisville, Spalding University, and UCF, during which she encouraged students to develop the knowledge, skills, and attitudes to be successful in college and beyond. Claudine is an active member of the National Academic Advising Association (NACADA), serving on the Professional Development Committee and the Summer Institute Advisory Board.
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