Why They Stay
A campus culture that ensures success and retention is built one caring person at a time.
Almost everyone is familiar with the scenario of an opening convocation for first-year students when the president pauses dramatically to say, “Look to your left, look to your right; one of you will not be ... Read More »
Easing the college transition: MAP-Works survey complements UI focus on student success
Danielle DeRouen didn’t expect anyone to be paying attention.
Like other first-year University of Iowa students, she completed the online MAP-Works survey as part of the College Expectations course required of all new UI undergrads. The survey asked how she was adjusting to academic, social, ... Read More »
MAP-Works seeks to help new students adjust
Having trouble adjusting?
A new program called MAP-Works has been launched this semester to assist freshmen and transfer students as they adapt to Baylor life.
MAP-Works uses survey questions to find out what students are struggling with in their academic and everyday lives.
The ... Read More »
MAP-Works Student Retention Platform Reports Over $25 Million in Institutional Savings in 2012
MAP-Works, the leading student success and retention program, today announced results of its 2012 campus implementation, showing 1,561 students were retained with over $25 million saved by sixty reporting institutions that use the MAP-Works student retention software.
The survey, conducted ... Read More »
Retention survey results concern MU trustees
Mansfield University's Council of Trustees heard the results Wednesday of a survey taken of first-year, first-time freshmen that left them concerned.
The information, presented by Associate Directors for Student Life Ruth Hermansen and Andee Dunham, showed as many as one-third of those ... Read More »
MAP-Works surveys connect freshman students with resources
The School of Undergraduate Studies will invite UT freshmen to participate in the first in a series of surveys Wednesday meant to identify freshmen struggling with the transition from high school to college.
The surveys, called MAP-Works, are part of a third-party program to improve retention ... Read More »
Four iPads Awarded for Participation in MAP-Works
Tim Cairy, director of Widener’s
Student Success and Retention
Office, oversaw the administration
of MAP-Works, the university’s new
student retention software, earlier this
semester. The software, which stands
for Making Achievement Possible,
is designed to help Widener faculty
and staff ... Read More »
The Importance of Assessment (via the Talking Stick)
Award-winning program shows how continued assessment can lead to continued improvement.
Where do we begin? That was the question the University of Wisconsin-Stout housing staff asked themselves when reviewing the analysis from their spring ACUHO-I/EBI Resident Assessment. On the heels of ... Read More »
Online program helps Appalachian students reach their academic goals
An online program that helps freshmen and transfer students keep on track academically and socially is being implemented at Appalachian State University.
The survey-based program is called MAP-Works, which stands for Making Achievement Possible. It helps students track their academic and ... Read More »
Scholarship Applicants Reveal the Positive Impact of MAP-Works
EBI MAP-Works created the MAP-Works (Making Achievement Possible) Scholarship to provide an opportunity for students to share how MAP-Works impacted their college experiences. The scholarship was intended to assist students in helping to reduce the cost of their college education. In order for ... Read More »