Insterstate Passport® Briefing

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How the Interstate Passport program impacts our future workforce

This entry is part 1 of 5 in the series March 2019

Ella Butler and Chuck Lepper by: Ella Butler, director of Career Services and Dr. Chuck Lepper, vice president for Student Affairs & Enrollment Management, Salt Lake Community College As the Interstate Passport Network has grown, so too have students’ knowledge, understanding, and participation in the Interstate Passport program. Students and their families are learning how […]

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A faculty member explains what it is like to develop and implement Passport learning outcomes

This entry is part 3 of 5 in the series March 2019

Rebekah Villafaña is currently an associate adjunct instructor, in the Sociology Department, at College of the Canyons in California. Villafaña has taught a variety of courses over the years such as Introduction to Sociology, Intimate Relationships and the Family, Introduction to Women’s Studies, Sociology of Sexualities, Introduction to Criminology, Modern Social Problems, Multiculturalism in the […]

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Interstate Passport student transfer destination by state website now includes 2012 cohort data

This entry is part 2 of 5 in the series March 2019

The Student Transfer Destinations by State website demonstrates transfer patterns of students across all 50 states and territories based on data secured from the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center (NSCRC). As the Interstate Passport Network has grown to a nationwide program with 30 members in 12 different states, this site has been expanded to include […]

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Learn more about student transfer

This entry is part 4 of 5 in the series March 2019

Inside Higher Ed featured an article, Georgia Perimeter improves graduation and transfer rates after merging with Georgia State, this past month that addressed how institutions are partnering to increase graduation and transfer rates. Learning communities can improve student transfer rates.   An article, How Learning Communities Can Keep Higher Ed’s Most At-Risk Students on Track, The […]

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The transfer landscape in the U.S.

Interstate Passport® is excited to announce its upcoming webinar The Transfer Landscape in the U.S., starting at 1:00 PM Mountain on February 25, 2019.  This webinar will be presented by Doug Shapiro, executive research director of the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center (NSCRC). NSCRC publishes reports highlighting national student transfer patterns and how student mobility is […]

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First institution from the state of Minnesota joins the Interstate Passport Network!

This entry is part 1 of 4 in the series February 2019

Concordia University, St. Paul is the latest institution to join the Interstate Passport Network (Network), coming aboard on January 3, 2019. Established in 1893, Concordia University, St. Paul is a private, comprehensive liberal arts university that offers over 80 programs for students seeking traditional undergraduate, degree completion, graduate, or doctoral degrees. It offers numerous scholarship […]

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Opportunity and need: Interstate Passport and military and veteran student

This entry is part 2 of 4 in the series February 2019

By Thomas B. Steen, PhD, Passport State Facilitator Recently in Orlando, three of us “Passporters” participated in the United States’ largest gathering of student veterans. The Student Veterans of America’s (SVA) national conference is held annually to provide support and advice for students currently serving in one of the U.S. branches of service and for […]

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Delivering the Interstate Passport message on a college campus

This entry is part 3 of 4 in the series February 2019

Miya Walker is the director of college relations, public affairs and governmental relations at Cerritos College in California and oversees the district’s external relations with local communities and governmental agencies in addition to the campus media, advertising, marketing and web administration. Walker also is the Interstate Passport campus marketing representative for Cerritos and facilitates the […]

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What’s the latest on student transfer

This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series February 2019

Education Dive featured two articles this past month that address student transfer. The first article discusses how veterans are underrepresented at top US colleges. The second article examines how transfer students from community colleges fare compared to those who matriculate from high school. Enrolling More Veterans at High-Graduation-Rate Colleges and Universities explores barriers including transfer […]