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REL Northwest Event: Increasing First-Generation Students’ College Success Through Virtual and In-Person Individualized Advising and Support
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October 4, 2017

Time: 12:00-1:00 p.m. Pacific Time

Location: Virtual

Description: Join REL Northwest for a free webinar exploring two comprehensive financial and advising programs that have made substantial gains in helping underrepresented students earn a degree. Learn how the Dell Scholars Program’s virtual support model and Portland Community College’s Future Connect in-person coaching services have contributed to rising rates of college completion for many low-income and first-generation students. Engage with program experts and learn practical strategies you can use with high school and postsecondary students.

Partnership or Research Alliance: This webinar supports the work of the Oregon Graduation & Postsecondary Success Alliance but is also open to anyone interested in the topic.

Audience: The target audience for this event includes policymakers, funders, administrators, and staff members at community colleges and universities, as well as high school guidance counselors, teachers, and program staff members that provide advising and support to first-generation and underrepresented college students.

Speakers:
Michelle Hodara, Ph.D., Practice Expert–Applied Research and Postsecondary Success, Education Northwest
Pamela Blumenthal, Director–Links Programs, Portland Community College
Joshua Laurie, Manager–Future Connect, Portland Community College
Oscar Sweeten Lopez, President–College Success Tools, Michael & Susan Dell Foundation

Contact
Kate Fitzgibbon
kate.fitzgibbon@educationnorthwest.org
(503) 275-9186
More Information
Agenda for this event  PDF File ( 138 KB )
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Category
REL Events
Organization
Regional Educational Laboratory Program
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