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February 8, 2017 After Orientation: The Role of Transition Programming to Promote First-to-Second Semester Persistence
February 27, 2017 Using Leadership to Integrate International and Domestic Students


**Please note** access to the webinar(s) will not be granted until payment is received in full. All webinars are recorded and will be available once payment is received


After Orientation: The Role of Transition Programming to Promote First-to-Second Semester Persistence

February 8, 2016   12:00 pm - 1:00 pm CST / 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EST

One Session: $99
Nonmember Rate: $249

Presented By:
Brett Bruner, Director of Transition & Student Conduct,
Fort Hays State University
Kristen Neeley, Director of First Year & Transition Programs, Texas A&M University-Commerce

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Summer orientation programs and fall extended orientation/welcome weeks are complete…now what after “orientation is over?” This session will highlight the role of new student programming following orientation that will provide transitional support as new students persist from first to second semesters.

As a result of participating in this webinar, participants will:

  • Define persistence as is related to first-to- second semester.
  • Compare and contrast transition to orientation and retention utilizing NODA’s (2012) framework definitions for OTR.
  • Articulate the role of orientation professionals in promoting first-to- second semester persistence of new students.
  • Identify 2 new transition programming strategies to support first-to- second semester persistence of new students.


Using Leadership to Integrate International and Domestic Students
February 27, 2017, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST | 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm EST

One Session: $99
Nonmember Rate: $249

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Successful integration initiatives go beyond simple interactions and provide meaningful opportunities for collaboration. This session highlights the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s two-day Global Leadership Retreat, through which international and domestic students find commonality, develop skills and competencies, and improve intercultural communication. Learn practical tips for how you could adopt, adapt, and apply this best practice at your institution. As a result of attending this webinar, participants who are new to the field, as well as more experienced professionals, will:

  • Examine a successful model for providing meaningful engagement and collaboration among domestic and international students
  • Learn the steps required to build a leadership retreat
  • Be equipped to design initiatives similar to the one described in the presentation

Presenter: Teresa Lostroh, International Orientation Coordinator, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Teresa Lostroh is the International Orientation Coordinator for New Student Enrollment at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. She has been with NSE for two years. In that time, she has launched multiple new programs to serve UNL’s growing international population. Such new programs include "Dinner in an American Home" program, through which faculty and staff hosted 160 international students in their homes for dinner; a trips program to provide safe, cost-effective travel for international students in and near Nebraska; the International Welcome Team (a paid staff of 25 student leaders who greet and assist new international students in their first six weeks at UNL); and large-scale engagement programs such as the Nebraska Rodeo Experience (which introduced 100 international students and their families to Nebraska agriculture and rodeo). Throughout all of this, Teresa has used her background in journalism to gain positive media coverage for NSE programs in a variety of print and broadcast outlets.


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