The University Success Center

References for Faculty and Staff

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American College Personnel Association (1996). The student learning imperative: Implications for student affairsAmerican College Personnel Association. Retrieved from http://www.acpa.nche.edu/sli/sli.htm

Astin, A. W. (1973). The impact of dormitory living on students. Educational Record, 54, 203-210.

Astin, A. W. (1977). Four critical years: Effects of college on beliefs, attitudes, and knowledge. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Astin, A. W. (1999). Student involvement: A developmental theory for higher education. Journal of

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Barefoot, B. O., Gardner, J. N., Cutright, M., Morris, L. V., Schroeder, C. C., Schwartz, S. W., Siegel, M. J., & Swing, R. L. (2005). Achieving and sustaining institutional excellence for the first year of college. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Baylor University. (n.d.). Line Camp. Retrieved from http://www.baylor.edu/nsp/index.php?id=60568

Bigger, J. J. (2005). Improving the odds for freshman success. NACADA Clearinghouse of Academic Advising Resources Web site. Retrieved from http://www.nacada.ksu.edu/Clearinghouse/ AdvisingIssues/First-Year.htm

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Cuseo, J. B. (2005). Academic-support strategies for promoting student retention & achievement during the first year of college. Retrieved from University of Ulster website: http://www.ulster.ac.uk/star/resources/acdemic_support_strat_first_years.pdf

Cuseo, J. (2012a). Target areas for development of a comprehensive first-year experience program. Cuseo Collection, University of Wisconsin Colleges. Retrieved from http://www.uwc.edu/ administration/academic-affairs/esfy/cuseo/

Cuseo, J. (2012b). Unifying academic & student affairs: Building bridges between the curriculum & co-curriculum. Cuseo Collection, University of Wisconsin Colleges. Retrieved from http://www.uwc.edu/administration/academic-affairs/esfy/cuseo/

Eastern Kentucky University. (2011). Colonel Camp. Retrieved from http://firstyear.eku.edu/colonel-camp

Groccia, J. E., & Hunter, M. S. (2012). The first year seminar: designing, implementing, and assessing courses to support student learning and success: Instructor training and development (Vol. 2). Columbia, SC: University of South Carolina.

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Hunter, M.S., & Murray, K.A. (2007). New frontiers for student affairs professionals: Teaching and the first-year experience. New Directions for Student Services, 117, 25-34.

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Success Center Staff

Dr. Robert Koch Jr.

University Success Center Director

Center for Writing Excellence Director

The Commons 223

256.765.4131

rtkoch@una.edu

 

Ms. Tammy D. Rhodes

Administrative Assistant

The Commons 204

256.765.4722

256.765.4764 (FAX)

tdrhodes@una.edu

 

Dr. Amy E. Crews

University Advising Services Director

Active Suspension Coordinator

The Commons 221

256.765.4437

aecrews@una.edu

 

Dr. Robert Koch Jr.

Interim First-Year Experience Coordinator

The Commons 223

256.765.4131

rtkoch@una.edu

 

Dr. Kathleen Richards

Center for Writing Excellence

Assistant Director

Collier Library Basement

256.765.6015

karichards@una.edu

 

Prof. Marlow B. McCullough

Mathematics Learning Center Director

The Commons 217

256.765.5084

mmccullough@una.edu

 

Learning Support Coordinator

Academic Advisor

The Commons 220

256.765.4722

 

Ms. Kenda H. Rusevlyan

Testing Coordinator

University Advisor

The Commons 214

256.765.4773

khrusevlyan@una.edu

 

Ms. Elizabeth C. Haggerty

University Advisor

The Commons 213

256.765.4722

echaggerty@una.edu

 

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