Shorten time to degree completion through programs that allow students to earn college credit while still in high school: Early College and Dual Enrollement Initiatives
Increase high school completion in GC’s Early College program by 5% annually and the earning of college credit by the time of high school graduation by 5% over the next two years.
The Pre-College Academy is designed to assist in the transition from high school and college. Students formerly rejected for admission to FVSU, but who met the program’s minimum criteria, were invited to attend a five-week, intensive program designed to fortify their skills in reading, writing, and mathematics at Pre-College Academy. Based on their successful completion of this program, they were admitted to the University the following semester.
Increase the number of students graduating with degrees in the STEM fields. Efforts included: Offered STEM Honors Camp (a two-week residential experience) to encourage high school students’ interest in STEM fields at CSU, and to encourage CSU students to consider teaching in STEM fields. Provided free tutoring to students in gateway STEM courses. Trained and provided Peer Instruction Leaders for targeted STEM introductory level courses. And others.
Continuation the QuickStart Program for matriculating students before the semester begins. The competency-based intensive, 80-hour summer workshop designed to prepare students to exit learning support requirements in math and also to demonstrate mastery of the student learning outcomes of our First Year Experience (FYE) class, FYE 0100, Foundations for Success was continued. This program required partnerships with local high schools, instruction from Learning Support, FYE, peer mentors, and support from the institutional budget process.
Increase College Readiness of Incoming Freshman and Completion of Adult Learners. through increasing dual enrollment, expanding pre MAT program, and increasing adult learning support