Securing Success Through           Transition:The Triumphs and Challenges of a       First Year Program             Geniel...
Securing Success Through Transition:       The Triumphs and Challenges of a First Year ProgramWhat is HEOP/BOP?•The Arthur...
Securing Success Through Transition:  The Triumphs and Challenges of a First Year Program                       Goals of t...
Securing Success Through Transition:   The Triumphs and Challenges of a First Year Program"Moving From Theory to Action: B...
Securing Success Through Transition:    The Triumphs and Challenges of a First Year ProgramInstitutional Commitment•    Of...
Securing Success Through Transition:    The Triumphs and Challenges of a First Year ProgramExpectations•   Classes are act...
Securing Success Through Transition:    The Triumphs and Challenges of a First Year ProgramSupport•   Mandatory Residentia...
Securing Success Through Transition:    The Triumphs and Challenges of a First Year ProgramFeedback•Midterm/Final Exams•Bi...
Securing Success Through Transition:    The Triumphs and Challenges of a First Year                    Program            ...
Barnard HEOP Scholars Summer Program                                                  Expectations:                       ...
Securing Success Through Transition: The Triumphs and Challenges of a First Year Program        Room for Institutional & P...
ReferencesPusser, B. & Tinto, V. (2006). Moving From Theory to Action: Building a Model ofInstitutional Action of Student ...
Questions/Comments?     heop@barnard.edu
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Securing Success Through Transition: The Triumphs and Challenges of a First Year Program

  1. 1. Securing Success Through Transition:The Triumphs and Challenges of a First Year Program Genielle Salazar Michell Tollinchi-Michel Nikki Youngblood Giles
  2. 2. Securing Success Through Transition: The Triumphs and Challenges of a First Year ProgramWhat is HEOP/BOP?•The Arthur O. Eve Higher Education Opportunity Program (HEOP) and the BarnardOpportunity Program (BOP) offer an additional pathway to admission to Barnard. Studentsadmitted to either the HEOP or BOP Scholars Programs exhibit the spirit, drive, intellectualcuriosity and motivation of Barnard students.•Our scholars also achieve academically, despite tremendous financial and academicdisadvantage.•Once enrolled, scholars are supported in their drive toward success with further resourcesand assistance once on campus.•The HEOP Scholars Program was established at Barnard in 1970 and is funded in partnershipwith New York State. Students must be residents of New York State in order to apply for theprogram.•BOP is the mirror program to HEOP for students outside NYS.
  3. 3. Securing Success Through Transition: The Triumphs and Challenges of a First Year Program Goals of the session•Walk away with a model of a summer program with applicablebenchmarks for the academic year•Walk away with the knowledge of how to map your own program,recognizing the strengths & weaknesses of your own program.•Benefits of intrusive advisement.
  4. 4. Securing Success Through Transition: The Triumphs and Challenges of a First Year Program"Moving From Theory to Action: Building a Model of Institutional Action for Student Success"-Vincent Tinto & Brian Pusser (2006)Tinto & Pusser ask us to ponder the following:"What does research on student success tell us about the conditionswithin universities that are needed to promote success" (p. 6)?The five conditions that promote student success:• institutional commitment• institutional expectation• support• feedback• involvement
  5. 5. Securing Success Through Transition: The Triumphs and Challenges of a First Year ProgramInstitutional Commitment• Office of Admissions• Office of Financial Aid• Athena Leadership Lab• Office of Career Development• Professors Office Hours• HEOP Office
  6. 6. Securing Success Through Transition: The Triumphs and Challenges of a First Year ProgramExpectations• Classes are actual Introductory courses taught at Barnard/Columbia.• Faculty will treat students as they do during Academic year.• While credit will not be awarded; passing isn’t enough!!• Students are expected to earn the best possible grade; it will have an impact on Fall Course placement.• Students are expected to behave and conduct themselves as responsible young adults.
  7. 7. Securing Success Through Transition: The Triumphs and Challenges of a First Year ProgramSupport• Mandatory Residential Program• Summer Orientation• Barnard Success Workshops• RA Evening Activities• RA Weekend Activities*• Lunch w/ First Year Class Dean and Dean of the College• Dinner with HEOP Alumnae• Mandatory Friday Trips • Community Service Project
  8. 8. Securing Success Through Transition: The Triumphs and Challenges of a First Year ProgramFeedback•Midterm/Final Exams•Bi-Weekly Residential Teaching Assistants Evaluations•Weekly Staff/Instructor Meetings•Writing Assignments•Writing Fellows•Speaking Fellows
  9. 9. Securing Success Through Transition: The Triumphs and Challenges of a First Year Program INVOLVEMENT • Office of Admissions • Office of Financial Aid • Athena Leadership Lab • Office of Career Development • Professors Office Hours • HEOP Office• Midterm/Final Exams •Mandatory Residential Program• Bi-Weekly Residential Teaching Assistants •Summer Orientation Evaluations •Barnard Success Workshops• Weekly Staff/Instructor Meetings •RA Evening Activities• Writing Assignments •RA Weekend Activities*• Writing Fellow •Lunch w/ First Year Class Dean and Dean of the College• Speaking Fellow •Dinner with HEOP Alumnae •Mandatory Friday Trips •Community Service Project •Team Building Experience
  10. 10. Barnard HEOP Scholars Summer Program Expectations: Academic, •Classes are actual Introductory courses taught at Barnard/Columbia. •Faculty will treat students as they do during Academic year. Social, •While credit will not be awarded; passing isn’t enough!! Financial •Students are expected to earn the best possible grade; it will have an Support impact on Fall Course placement. •Students are expected to behave and conduct yourself as a responsible young adult. • Office of Admissions • Office of Financial Aid • Athena Leadership Lab • Office of Career Learning Development • Mandatory Residential Program • Professors Office Hours • Summer Orientation • HEOP Office • Barnard Success Workshops • RA Evening Activities • RA Weekend Activities* Quality of Effort • Lunch w/ First Year Class Dean and Success Dean of the College • Dinner with HEOP Alumnae• Midterm/Final Exams • Mandatory Friday Trips• Bi-Weekly Residential Teaching Assistants • Community Service Project Evaluations • Team Building Experience• Weekly Staff/Instructor Meetings• Writing Assignments• Writing Fellow• Speaking Fellow Measurable Outcomes • Successful Summer • Following Academic Year GPA 3.2 • Ability to Seek Out Help • Graduation Rate in 4 Years 93%
  11. 11. Securing Success Through Transition: The Triumphs and Challenges of a First Year Program Room for Institutional & Programming Growth Counseling Services Disability Services Student Life Office of Diversity Initiatives Measuring actual Student Involvement in Clubs & Activities
  12. 12. ReferencesPusser, B. & Tinto, V. (2006). Moving From Theory to Action: Building a Model ofInstitutional Action of Student Success. National Postsecondary EducationCooperative.Seidman, A. (Ed.). (2005). College student retention: Formula for studentsuccess. Westport, CT: ACE/Praeger.
  13. 13. Questions/Comments? heop@barnard.edu

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