25 th annual conference the first year experience l.
Download
Skip this Video
Download Presentation
25 th Annual Conference The First-Year Experience

Loading in 2 Seconds...

play fullscreen
1 / 17

25 th Annual Conference The First-Year Experience - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 135 Views
  • Uploaded on

25 th Annual Conference The First-Year Experience. Career Services and Employment Resources that Impact Retention. 5,400 Students. 14,000 Students. 5,500 Students. Montgomery College: Three Campus Community College +. Plus: School of Art and Design Off Campus Sites.

loader
I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.
capcha
Download Presentation

PowerPoint Slideshow about '25 th Annual Conference The First-Year Experience' - garry


Download Now An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript
25 th annual conference the first year experience
25th Annual ConferenceThe First-Year Experience

Career Services and Employment Resources that Impact Retention

slide2

5,400 Students

14,000 Students

5,500 Students

Montgomery College:Three Campus Community College +

  • Plus:
  • School of Art and Design
  • Off Campus Sites

….and 166 distant courses with 2,941enrollments.

definition career and employment resources
Definition: Career and Employment Resources
  • Career counseling and assessment (group and individual)
  • Job search assistance
  • Career infusion through curriculum
  • Class presentations/workshops as requested by faculty and staff
  • Workshops (ranging from job search assistance: résumé and interviewing skills, to career decision making)
  • Job Fairs
  • On-campus recruitment
  • Career resources management
  • Major related career fairs
  • Job database/résumé exchange oversight
why do students need career employment services
Why do Students Need Career/Employment Services?
  • Rising College Cost
    • 48% college qualified HS grads prevented
    • 22% excluded completely
  • Record number of students plan to work
    • Number of hours worked impact degree attainment
    • Family income positively correlates with degree attainment
why students work
Why Students Work!
  • Self Sustainment
  • Pay for Rising Tuition Cost
  • Offset Federal, State & Local Budget Cuts
  • Avoid Debt – Latino Students
  • Résumé Enhancement
financial aid not enough
Financial Aid: Not Enough!
  • 1979 Pell Grants covered 99% of student needs
  • 2003 Pell Grants covered 66%
  • Perkins Loans facing all but elimination
  • Loans, grants, federal work study, need and merit based aid
  • Expected Family Contribution……right!

Result: Student retention down

career employment resources helps retention
Career/Employment Resources Helps Retention
  • Short and long range goal clarification
  • Better jobs, less work hours needed
  • More time to earn higher GPA
  • On-campus jobs not for everyone
  • Addressing risk factors
building career employment programs
Building Career/Employment Programs
  • Tie program outcomes to mission and concerns of the college/university
    • Speak the institution’s language of “retention” “persistence” and other revenue enhancing terms.
    • Develop strategic plans
building career employment programs10
Building Career/Employment Programs

Collaborate with other departments

  • Public Relations/Marketing
  • Institutional Research
  • Financial Aid
  • Student Life
  • Counseling and Advising
  • Academic Committees (Assembly)
outreach
Outreach
  • Students
  • Business Community
  • Web Sites
  • Brochures
  • Newsletters
  • Reports
  • Faculty & Staff
  • FYE
  • Targeted Classroom Presentations
developing need based services and resources
Developing Need Based Services and Resources
  • Varied hours of operation
  • Modes of service delivery
  • Cultural sensitivity
  • Content
evaluate
Evaluate
  • Are students getting what they paid for?
  • Can you correlate your services with student success?
  • How do services impact the priorities of the institution?
  • Does the institution know about your services?
slide14

Are Your Students Planning or Darting into their Future?

Career and Employment Services Can Point the Way!

slide15

No one achieves their dream without a goal real enough to taste,

a reason strong enough to move mountains,

a strategy as specific as a roadmap,

and a willingness to take action no matter what the circumstances.

-Anonymous

slide16

References

  • Astin, A. W. (1984). Student involvement: A developmental theory for higher education.
  • In Shields, N. (ED.), (1994). Retention, academic success, and progress among adult, returning students: A comparison of the effects of institutional and external factors.
  • Bean, J., & Metzner, B. (1985). A conceptual model of nontraditional undergraduate student attrition. In Shields, N. (Ed.), (1994). Retention, academic success, and progress among adult, returning students: A comparison of the effects of institutional and external factors.
  • Boehner, J.A., & McKeon, H. P. (2003). The college cost crisis: A congressional analysis of college costs and implications for America’s Higher Education System.
  • Farrell, E.F. (2005). More students plan to work to help pay for college: Record percentages of freshman also expect to take on high debt. [Electronic] Retrieved February 2, 2005, from http://chronicle.com/prm/weekly/v51/i22/22a00101.htm
slide17

References

  • Lace, W.W. (1986). Non-traditional approach. In Shere, C. (Ed.). (1988)). Who is the adult learner? The Journal of College Admission (1988), Fall). Pp. 18-27.
  • Lederman, D. (2006). Flat, frozen or facing extinction, [Electronic] Retrieved February 8,2006, from http://insidehighered.com/news/2006/02/07/edbudget
  • MacKinon-Slaney, F. (1994). The adult persistence in learning model: A road map to counseling services for adult learners. Journal of Counseling & Development (72), pp.268-275.
  • Madrid, A. (2003). Educating the largest minority group: What are the biggest issues concerning Latino students that colleges will confront in the near future? [Electronic] Retrieved February2, 2005, from http://chronicle.com/prm/weekly/v50/i14/14b00601.htm
  • Reynolds, J. (1996), Fall). Cognitive development theories can be tools in our classrooms. University Studies Today (1), pp. 3-4.