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Off on the right foot

Saturday, November 1, 2008


Knowing that new students who are successfully integrated into college are much more likely to do well, St. Cloud State is participating in a national higher education project known as “Foundations of Excellence® in the First College Year.” The project is designed to help colleges and universities refine their approach to educating first-year students.

The Foundations of Excellence project has involved more than 300 two- and four-year colleges and universities across the country in developing the standards that constitute a model first year. St. Cloud State will conduct a campus-wide self-study of the university’s first-year programs in order to develop, by the end of the school year, a strategic action plan for achieving those standards.

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