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College Mission, Admissions and Academic Success

Apr 24 2019 - 5:30pm
Peabody Auditorium

The sociology capstone course students would like to invite the campus to a presentation and discussion of their research Wednesday, April 24 at 5:30 p.m. in Peabody Auditorium. The topics consider research on college mission, college admissions, and college access and success.  

Program overview is below and program flyer is attached.

Wednesday, April 24 in Peabody Auditorium at 5:30 p.m.

Welcome – Dr. Min Kim

Overview of the landscape of public higher education – GC alum and Georgia State Sociology PhD student Hersheda Patel

Perceptions of the Admissions Process for Current and Former Admissions Officers – Maddy DuBois and GC alumnus and future University of Southern California Ph.D.. student James Bridgeforth

Exploring Similarities and Differences in the Structure and Function of Two Different Campus Programs – Catherine Ferrera, Mia Murphy, Megan Sandal, & Kristin Smith

The Effect of Financial Knowledge, Skills, Behavior and Perceived Knowledge on Persistence, Retention and Access to Financial Aid in Higher Education – James Bard, Holly Rohan, and Marcus Winston

Discussion of recommendations – all groups

Question and answer/discussion


Stephanie McClure
Professor of Sociology
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