Independent scholars<br />
Copyright (c) 2011 by Simone G. Polk All Rights ReservedThis program may not be copied in whole or in part without the wri...
Independent Scholars <br />Network<br />Presented by<br />Simone G. Polk<br />Assistant Vice President, Student Services<b...
Presentation Outline <br />Welcome/Introductions<br />WSU Independent Scholars Network<br /> Independent Scholar Qualifica...
Independent Scholars Network<br />Mission<br />The Wright State University Independent Scholars Network exists to provide ...
Independent Scholars Network<br />Value<br />Students <br />We value students and will carefully identify services and sup...
Independent Scholars Network<br />Independent Scholars Program<br />WSU-ISN is for admitted <br />Wright State students wh...
Independent Scholars Network<br />Independent Scholar Qualifications<br />Must complete FAFSA (Free Application for Federa...
Independent Scholars Network<br />Independent Scholars Program Elements<br />First Year Experience<br />Second Year Experi...
Independent Scholars Network<br />WSU Campus Support & Resources<br />Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs <br...
Independent Scholars Network<br />Example of ISN Teams<br />	WSU ISN Leadership Team<br />	ISN Committee<br />	ISN Living ...
Independent Scholars Network<br />Benefit to Student Participants<br />Piece of Mind<br />Personal Growth<br />Extended Fa...
Independent Scholars Network<br />Expected Outcomes<br /><ul><li>Bridge Campus & Community Connections
Reinforce Academic Success
Build Social Cultural Awareness
Enhance Leadership Potential
Prepare for Career/Employment
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  • Year 1: Moving In, Campus Connections &amp; Transformation Building Bridges -- The University Community and “U” Academic SupportLife SkillsEmployment on Campus – Preparing for the FutureYear 2: Networking &amp; LeadershipAcademic SupportLeadership &amp; AmbassadorshipService LearningGoal Setting, Career Orientation &amp; ExplorationBuilding Bridges – Networking with the External CommunityExploring International Study Abroad OpportunitiesYear 3: Global ConnectednessAcademics – Preparing for Continuing Education &amp; Graduate SchoolBuilding Leadership Skills in Student OrganizationsYour International ConnectionProfessional Internships &amp; Practicum ExperiencesYear 4: Moving On!Visioning and Creating the Pathway to the Future!Emphasis on Career Services (Internships, Practicum’s, Externships, Resumes and Interviewing)Exploring Where Do I Professionally Fit In?Preparing for the Graduate School/GRE/MCAT/MAT/LSAT ExperienceEmployment vs. Careers
  • Wright State Independent Scholars

    1. 1. Independent scholars<br />
    2. 2. Copyright (c) 2011 by Simone G. Polk All Rights ReservedThis program may not be copied in whole or in part without the written consent of Simone G. Polk.<br />
    3. 3. Independent Scholars <br />Network<br />Presented by<br />Simone G. Polk<br />Assistant Vice President, Student Services<br />Sonseeahray D. Ross-Bigbee<br />Graduate Assistant, SAHE<br />Doris Edelmann<br />Montgomery County Children Services <br />Adrian M. McLemore<br />WSU Student & Independent Scholar<br />
    4. 4. Presentation Outline <br />Welcome/Introductions<br />WSU Independent Scholars Network<br /> Independent Scholar Qualifications<br /> ISN Program Elements<br /> WSU Campus Support/Resources<br /> The ISN Teams<br /> Benefit to Students<br /> Expected Outcomes<br /> Closing Remarks<br /> Contact Information<br />
    5. 5. Independent Scholars Network<br />Mission<br />The Wright State University Independent Scholars Network exists to provide resources and services which enhance the academic and social-cultural experiences of a student who emancipates from foster care into higher education.<br />Vision<br />Wright State University will be known as a national model for transforming the lives of Independent Scholars as they prepare to participate in and engage with diverse and global communities around the world.<br />
    6. 6. Independent Scholars Network<br />Value<br />Students <br />We value students and will carefully identify services and support to match individual needs.<br />Achievement<br />We value achievement and recognize that students are unique and will rise to meet and exceed standards of excellence on an individual basis.<br />Engagement<br />We value engaging students at every level of their higher education academic experience.<br />
    7. 7. Independent Scholars Network<br />Independent Scholars Program<br />WSU-ISN is for admitted <br />Wright State students who have been impacted by foster care <br />&<br />The ISN provides a “bridge” for students who emancipate from foster care or disengaged from the adoption process into their new home at WSU<br />
    8. 8. Independent Scholars Network<br />Independent Scholar Qualifications<br />Must complete FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid ) (02/15/11)<br />Must take the ACT/SAT<br />Must complete admission application<br />Must be accepted to the university<br />Review Website/ISN Checklist<br />Complete Online Contact Information<br />
    9. 9. Independent Scholars Network<br />Independent Scholars Program Elements<br />First Year Experience<br />Second Year Experience<br />Third Year Experience<br />Fourth Year Experience<br />
    10. 10. Independent Scholars Network<br />WSU Campus Support & Resources<br />Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs <br /> (Ohio REACH Liaisons) <br /> Residence Services<br /> Student Support Services<br /> Office of Disability Services<br /> Counseling & Wellness Services <br />Enrollment Management Division<br /> Undergraduate Admissions<br /> Office of Financial Aid<br /> Office of the Registrar<br /> Office of the Bursar<br />University College<br /> First Year Experience and Academic Advising & Transfer Services <br />CHOICES, Inc. & Youth Engaged for Success, Inc.<br />Youth Engaged for Success, Inc./<br />The Ohio Benefit Bank<br />The WSU Friendship Food Pantry<br /> <br />
    11. 11. Independent Scholars Network<br />Example of ISN Teams<br /> WSU ISN Leadership Team<br /> ISN Committee<br /> ISN Living & Learning Team<br />
    12. 12. Independent Scholars Network<br />Benefit to Student Participants<br />Piece of Mind<br />Personal Growth<br />Extended Family<br />Achieve Academic Excellence<br />Knowledge/Access to Campus <br /> Services & Resources<br />Engagement & Involvement <br />Networking Opportunities<br />Leadership Opportunities<br />Resume Builder<br />Prepare for the Future<br />
    13. 13. Independent Scholars Network<br />Expected Outcomes<br /><ul><li>Bridge Campus & Community Connections
    14. 14. Reinforce Academic Success
    15. 15. Build Social Cultural Awareness
    16. 16. Enhance Leadership Potential
    17. 17. Prepare for Career/Employment
    18. 18. Prepare for Post Baccalaureate Study</li></li></ul><li>Independent Scholars Network<br /><ul><li>Retention
    19. 19. Persistence
    20. 20. Matriculation
    21. 21. Graduation</li></li></ul><li>Independent Scholars Network<br />Closing Remarks<br />
    22. 22. Independent Scholars Network<br />Contact Information:<br />Montgomery County Job & Family Services, Dayton, Ohio<br /> Doris Edelmann, Aftercare Coordinator, MCJFS- CSD<br />edelmd@odjfs.state.oh.us<br />(937) 572-7632<br /> Adrian M. McLemore, WSU Student & Independent Scholar<br />mclemore.5@wright.edu<br />
    23. 23. Independent Scholars Network<br />Wright State University, Dayton Ohio <br /> Simone G. Polk,AVP, Student Services, OVPSAsimone.polk@wright.edu, Ohio REACH Liaison(937) 775-2808<br /> Katie Deedrick, Director, Student Support Services, Ohio REACH Liaison (937) 775-3749<br />katie.deedrick@wright.edu<br /> Edwin B. Mayes, Director, First Year Experience, University College, Ohio REACH Liaison (937) 775-5750<br />edwin.mayes@wright.edu<br />Sonseeahray D. Ross-Bigbee, GA, OVPSA<br />bigbee.2@ wright.edu (937) 775-4584<br />

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