Pathways in the News

Pathways prepares first generation students for the college experience

 will learn the skills they need to succeed at Central Michigan University's Pathways to Academic Student Success Pre-College Conference Friday, March 22

Pathways' second Pre-College Conference will invite to campus more than 50 high school seniors accepted to CMU to participate in sessions on financial aid, time management and how to adjust to the changes of moving away from home

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Pathways Director offers advice to students and families
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Funding for retention programs
CMU receives $1.5 million for two retention programs for two retention programs for first generation, Pell grant eligible students.


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Helping CMU faculty learn how to assist first generation college students


Faculty members and staff at CMU including GEAR UP and Pathways Director, Mary Henley, met in the Charles V. Park Library Monday for a session sponsored by the Faculty Center for Innovative Teaching (FaCIT) to discuss tips and new strategies so staff can support first-generation college students.
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