University of Kansas students can now download a free app to help stay safe on campus. The Rave Guardian mobile phone app includes real-time interactive features that enable students to connect with a network of friends, family and safety personnel at the Lawrence and Edwards campuses.
The Kansas State Board of Education has established a temporary advisory council to improve and reform American Indian learning systems in the state. Cheryl Harrison-Lee, chairwoman of the Kansas Board of Regents, said the creation of the council will help state education officials as they try to close enrollment gaps for underserved Kansans.
When Emily Cruz was a high school senior looking to go to college, she didn’t know where to begin. As the first of her family to attend college, she wasn’t familiar with how to apply for financial aid or how to find scholarships. “It was kind of like figuring things out on my own,” Cruz said. “There weren’t many resources available to help me navigate.”
When students walk through the doors of the Dodge City Community College Student Achievement and Resources Center (SARC), they can expect a calm, relaxed environment for tutoring, advising, studying and study hall.
Fifteen percent of female undergraduate students at the University of Texas at Austin said they have been raped since enrolling, a survey released Friday indicated. Described as “the nation’s most comprehensive study on sexual assaults ever conducted in higher education,” it surveyed 28,000 students across 13 University of Texas campuses in 2016.
Discusses key takeaways from the State Policy Academy focused on foster youth in postsecondary education, including approaches taken by Colorado, Iowa, Oregon and Texas, and considerations to assist policy development supporting foster youth attainment.
Describes the ways the University of Texas El Paso (UTEP) is working with and supporting students who are the first in their family to attend college. Strategies include providing specific programming and policies to help students succeed, as well as participating in local, state, and national collaborations.
Recommends ways that Texas state policy could help to improve outcomes for community college transfer students. The report finds that existing transfer policy in Texas fails to help students transfer successfully and efficiently, and recommends ways state policy might be enhanced to achieve objectives that are key to improving transfer student success.
Presents the results of a survey regarding officer perceptions and agency response to sexual assault given to a group of campus police officers in Texas. Also provides insight regarding how sexual assault is perceived and handled by campus law enforcement agencies.