Wright State Independent ScholarsPresentation Transcript
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Independent Scholars Network Presented by Simone G. Polk Assistant Vice President, Student Services Sonseeahray D. Ross-Bigbee Graduate Assistant, SAHE Doris Edelmann Montgomery County Children Services Adrian M. McLemore WSU Student & Independent Scholar
Presentation Outline Welcome/Introductions WSU Independent Scholars Network Independent Scholar Qualifications ISN Program Elements WSU Campus Support/Resources The ISN Teams Benefit to Students Expected Outcomes Closing Remarks Contact Information
Independent Scholars Network Mission 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. Vision 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.
Independent Scholars Network Value Students We value students and will carefully identify services and support to match individual needs. Achievement We value achievement and recognize that students are unique and will rise to meet and exceed standards of excellence on an individual basis. Engagement We value engaging students at every level of their higher education academic experience.
Independent Scholars Network Independent Scholars Program WSU-ISN is for admitted Wright State students who have been impacted by foster care & The ISN provides a “bridge” for students who emancipate from foster care or disengaged from the adoption process into their new home at WSU
Independent Scholars Network Independent Scholar Qualifications Must complete FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid ) (02/15/11) Must take the ACT/SAT Must complete admission application Must be accepted to the university Review Website/ISN Checklist Complete Online Contact Information
Independent Scholars Network Independent Scholars Program Elements First Year Experience Second Year Experience Third Year Experience Fourth Year Experience
Independent Scholars Network WSU Campus Support & Resources Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs (Ohio REACH Liaisons) Residence Services Student Support Services Office of Disability Services Counseling & Wellness Services Enrollment Management Division Undergraduate Admissions Office of Financial Aid Office of the Registrar Office of the Bursar University College First Year Experience and Academic Advising & Transfer Services CHOICES, Inc. & Youth Engaged for Success, Inc. Youth Engaged for Success, Inc./ The Ohio Benefit Bank The WSU Friendship Food Pantry
Independent Scholars Network Example of ISN Teams WSU ISN Leadership Team ISN Committee ISN Living & Learning Team
Independent Scholars Network Benefit to Student Participants Piece of Mind Personal Growth Extended Family Achieve Academic Excellence Knowledge/Access to Campus Services & Resources Engagement & Involvement Networking Opportunities Leadership Opportunities Resume Builder Prepare for the Future
Independent Scholars Network Expected Outcomes
Bridge Campus & Community Connections
Reinforce Academic Success
Build Social Cultural Awareness
Enhance Leadership Potential
Prepare for Career/Employment
Prepare for Post Baccalaureate Study
Independent Scholars Network
Independent Scholars Network Closing Remarks
Independent Scholars Network Contact Information: Montgomery County Job & Family Services, Dayton, Ohio Doris Edelmann, Aftercare Coordinator, MCJFS- CSD email@example.com (937) 572-7632 Adrian M. McLemore, WSU Student & Independent Scholar firstname.lastname@example.org
Independent Scholars Network Wright State University, Dayton Ohio Simone G. Polk,AVP, Student Services, OVPSAsimone.email@example.com, Ohio REACH Liaison(937) 775-2808 Katie Deedrick, Director, Student Support Services, Ohio REACH Liaison (937) 775-3749 firstname.lastname@example.org Edwin B. Mayes, Director, First Year Experience, University College, Ohio REACH Liaison (937) 775-5750 email@example.com Sonseeahray D. Ross-Bigbee, GA, OVPSA bigbee.2@ wright.edu (937) 775-4584