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Kennesaw State University-2015--Tracking Student Success (DegreeWorks), -Meta-majors/learning communities, Other/Undefined


Graduation coaches work directly with students and provide support, encouragement, and assistance that goes beyond traditional, academic advising. Implemented in 2011, THRiVE is a voluntary program for first-time, full-time students who are HOPE recipients but who do not qualify for the Honors program. THRiVE participants have access to graduation coaches, pre-college workshops, customized first-year seminars, learning communities, social events as well as other programs/events designed to facilitate student success. The Recruitment, Retention and Progression to Graduation program for Hispanic/Latino students (HL/RRPG) offers graduation coaching, academic success workshops, financial aid guidance, co-curricular and social programming, and other features to Hispanic/Latino students with less than 30 hours of college credit. The Transfer Advocacy Gateway (TAG) Program is an initiative funded by the Department of Education’s “First in the World” grant program and will be implemented in fall 2015. TAG is designed to shorten time to degree attainment for underrepresented and low-income students who transfer from two-year partner institutions (i.e., Georgia Perimeter College, Chattahoochee Technical College, and Georgia Highlands College