Achieving Student Success. Effective Student Services in by Donna Hardy Cox, C. Carney Strange

By Donna Hardy Cox, C. Carney Strange

Hardy Cox and weird start with an summary of pupil providers facing the matriculation of post-secondary scholars - via enrolment administration, monetary advice, and orientation to the establishment and lodging - after which talk about housing and place of dwelling lifestyles, pupil management courses, platforms of judicial and educational integrity, and pupil aid and adjustment via counselling, wellbeing and fitness and health projects, profession and employment recommendation, and various prone that may reply to a number of wishes.

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A century later came the Provincial Academy of Arts and Sciences (1785) in Fredericton, subsequently chartered as the University of New Brunswick in 1859 and claiming status as the oldest English-language public institution of higher learning in Canada. Concurrent with these initiatives was the work of Anglican Loyalists who, on the heels of the American Revolution, moved to Nova Scotia and founded the University of King’s College (1789) in Halifax (now part of Dalhousie University). This was the first university in English Canada and remains the oldest English-speaking Commonwealth University outside Great Britain.

This was followed by studies, for example, on the Undergraduate Experience at Eight Canadian Universities (1994), a Survey of the Undergraduate Experience at 10 Canadian Universities (1996), a Graduating Student Survey at Nine Canadian Universities (1997), and the Survey of First Year University Students at Nineteen Canadian Universities (1998) (Canadian Undergraduate Survey Consortium; Hardy Cox et al. 1998). , Maclean’s). Consequently this most recent era in Canadian student services has demanded even more sophisticated levels of expertise, implicating the timely need for graduate-level preparation.

Consequently, this period of development also featured a flourishing of various professional associations and activities that were more regionally established or specifically committed to the needs of particular student groups and the exercise of particular professional skills. REGIONAL GROUPS Due to geographic distance and culture, regional efforts have always characterized development of professional student services communities in Canada. First as informal gatherings of personnel from nearby institutions and then later as formal meetings with planned agendas and elected officers, regionalized associations in Canadian student services evolved almost immediately from the start.

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