University Business Highlights SMC's First Generation College Student Support

University Business logoOne of the innovative ways that Saint Mary's supports first generation college students is highlighted in the University Business story '15 ideas for ensuring first-generation college student success." While not mentioning the High Potential Program by name, the article's sixth idea for first generation student support refers to the College's longstanding intensive summer residential program for incoming students. Now called the Summer Academic Institute for Leaders and Scholars (SAILS) program, the initiative allows students to earn units toward graduation and the opportunity to meet professors, coaches, peers, and peer mentors. UB produces content aimed at senior administrators in higher education, noting nearly 90,000 subscribers. Read the story. 

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Monday, October 14, 2019