Class of 2016: First Year Employment Outcomes

By Lisa Maletsky & Mary T Calhoon Office of Student Persistence Research Nevada Career Studio Where do University of Nevada, Reno students end up when they graduate? It’s the question on the mind of any college senior who walks into the Career Studio. Increasingly, it also is the question of prospective students and their families, …

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Universal Access: Enhancing the commencement experience for all

By Melisa Choroszy, Associate Vice President, Enrollment Services & Commencement       Natalie Ehleringer, Program Officer, Office for Prospective Students       Lexi Erwin, Manager, Prospective Student Events and Programs       Deserie Tillman, Program Officer, Admissions and Records Learn more about our Accessibility and Technology commitment and policies. “Accessible” means that individuals …

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Help! Research Based Approaches for Improving Service Utilization and Student Success

By Perry Fittrer, Ph.D. Assistant Director of the McNair Scholars Program  As the new academic year begins, Student Services is gearing up to provide students with a wide range of support services. However, many students may never seek help from these carefully crafted services and programs. Why is this? How do we increase service utilization? …

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Multiframe Thinking & Lasting Change

By James Beattie, PhD Associate Director, ASUN Center for Student Engagement Higher education stakeholders are increasingly demanding efficiency gains in the form of measurable outcomes from Colleges and Universities.  In fact, Robst (2001) indicated, “Government officials suggest that using performance measures and limiting state appropriations for higher education will control higher education costs and force …

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Where are all of the women?

By Amy Koeckes Associate Director, Student Engagement Outreach The Associated Students at the University of Nevada (ASUN) student government was founded in 1898 at the University of Nevada, Reno and currently has 24 elected student government positions per academic year. Research conducted through University archives shows, in ASUN’s 100+ year history, the students have elected …

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Gender Role Stress – How GRS might help explain sexual assault on college campuses

By Lisa Maletsky, MPH Coordinator, Student Persistence Research The Office of Student Persistence Research assessed sexual assault in two campus-wide surveys conducted in 2014 and 2016. Results from the most recent 2016 survey are consistent with the sexual assault literature (NETMAT presentation of survey highlights is available on the “Presentations” page of this blog). For …

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Building a standard for student media advisers

By Blythe Steelman Coordinator, Student Publications and Marketing ASUN Center for Student Engagement “…you’re not going to find a one-size-fits all job description from people who do this.” — anonymous interview participant “This” means advising student media organizations. In my role at the University of Nevada, Reno, I advise four different student media outlets: The …

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