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Lyndi Trischler has a passion for police work. She became a Florence Police officer in February 2012. Last year, she welcomed her first daughter and a few months later became pregnant with her firstMore >>
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still waiting on final enrollment numbers, but numbers for the first year
experience program at Lourdes University continue to rise.
Vazquez is a member of the first year experience (FYE) program, and says it's
helped her tremendously.
got to meet a whole bunch of people, and they talked about the resources and
stuff that they had here, like, if we need help," Vazquez said. "I really like
FYE program was created in 2010 to help high school seniors transition into
college life. In 2012, about 225 students were signed up. This year, they're up
Dwayne Beggs, program director, says the more the program grows, the better
retention for the university.
and more students are going to be given the tools necessary to navigate their
first year at the university, and their second year, third year and their
fourth year," Beggs said. "So this program is very, very important, I think, to
higher education and to Lourdes University in particular."
enrollment numbers for the fall are expected this week. Enrollment was down in
the spring, causing the university to make budget cuts, but they have seen a 15
percent increase in residential student housing this year. A large part of
those are FYE students.
Newsweek recently released its list of the Most Beautiful Colleges. The ranking took in to consideration campus aesthetics, as well as the attractiveness of its student body.More >>
Newsweek recently released its list of the Most Beautiful Colleges. The ranking took in to consideration campus aesthetics, as well as the attractiveness of its student body. See if your alma mater made the list.More >>
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