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OUS Symposium 2009 - From Day 1 to Degree

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OUS Symposium 2009 - From Day 1 to Degree:
Ensuring Student Success through Effective Precollege and Retention Programs



Symposium Summary

"Promising Practices" and recommendations from speakers and panel discussions, November 19, 2009

From Day 1 to Degree was a one-day symposium hosted by the Oregon State Board of Higher Education, presenting best practices in Oregon and national pre-college and postsecondary retention programs. From Day 1 to Degree was the second symposium organized by the Board’s former Student Participation and Completion Subcommittee, formed of community, policy, and education leaders from across the state and chaired by Board Director Dalton Miller-Jones, Professor of Psychology at Portland State University (PSU). With a special focus on services for underserved student populations, the symposium offered participants important data and practical ideas for improving services and increasing student preparation and retention at Oregon colleges and universities. More than 350 participants convened at PSU for the event, representing Oregon public universities and community colleges, private colleges, K-12 education, philanthropy, business, and community organizations.

Day 1 to Degree Final agenda

To download the From Day 1 to Degree Summary of Recommendations, including recommendations from panelists and speakers, click here.

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