Interstate Passport® News

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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

This is one of 5 articles in the March 2019 newsletter. 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 […]

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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

This is one of 5 articles in the March 2019 newsletter. 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 […]

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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

This is one of 5 articles in the March 2019 newsletter. 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 […]

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Learn more about student transfer

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

This is one of 5 articles in the March 2019 newsletter. 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 […]

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Tips from the Network

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

This is one of 5 articles in the March 2019 newsletter. Interstate Passport Network Member Laramie County Community College in Wyoming works to raise awareness with its student by introducing Interstate Passport in its newest viewbook and by placing baseball card size informational materials on tables in student advising offices. Newsletter Navigation << Learn more […]

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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

This is one of 4 articles in the February 2019 newsletter. 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 […]

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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

This is one of 4 articles in the February 2019 newsletter. 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 […]

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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

This is one of 4 articles in the February 2019 newsletter. 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 […]

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What’s the latest on student transfer

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

This is one of 4 articles in the February 2019 newsletter. 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 […]