Archive | Student Persistence and Retention

Remarks on the Occasion of the Inauguration of Dr. Karan Powell

By: John N. Gardner, President
John N. Gardner Institute for Excellence in Undergraduate Education

I am here today as one of American higher education’s leading innovators and thought leaders to convey my respect to her (Dr. Karan Powell) and for the University in a very public manner. I am here to welcome her into our exclusive club.

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Empowering Student Decision-making for Academic Success

By:Carolyn Todaro, Associate Vice President, Academic Advising

Academic advisors partner with students to provide the guidance and resources required to help them make empowered decisions and achieve academic success. They work with students to review academic records and progress; advocate educational requests on their behalf; collaborate on educational and personal goals; encourage engagement with the university; communicate degree requirements and policies/procedures; and help students locate and utilize resources that meet their academic needs.

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Assisting our Students’ Career Journey

By: Jessica Moore, M.S., SHRM-CP, Communication Specialist, Career Services

Careers and career development is more and more a focus of higher education today. At APUS, we are and aim to be among the universities that prepare students to be work and career ready, whether first time to a job, new to a career, or advancing in either.

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Facilitating Engagement with, and Among, APUS Students

By: Caroline Simpson, Assistant Provost, Student Services

ClearPath, the APUS Learning Relationship Management (LRM) platform was introduced to all undergraduate and graduate students in 2015. Through a partnership with Fidelis Education, Inc., the university developed this dynamic platform to strengthen connections within the university community through both relationship management and enhanced engagement opportunities.

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