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Student Support Programs & Services, e.g., LaGuardia’s ASAP, Improve Student Retention & Graduation

Student Support Programs & Services


Long Island City, NY (March 2017)—In two articles published in The Chronicle of Higher Education, reporter Katherine Mangan takes a close look at the impact of student support programs and services on student retention, success and achievements.


The City University of New York’s Accelerated Study in Associate Program (ASAP) is one of the nation’s most successful examples of intensive student support programs, and has been shown to increase the number of students graduating within three years.


LaGuardia Community College is one of nine CUNY campuses that offers ASAP to some 15,000 students.


Ms. Mangan articles put a spotlight on LaGuardia’s ASAP program and the incredible work it does with students every day, under the leadership of LaGuardia’s Vice President of Student Affairs, Michael Baston.


Read the articles here:
Building Remedial Ed’s Support Structure
How CUNY Community Colleges Make Intensive Student Support Work


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