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Participants in the 10-day program experienced everything from writing workshops and college course orientation to social activities and group projects.

TAP Preps Incoming Students for Transition to College, Success at Webster

September 02, 2016

This summer Webster's Transition and Academic Prep (TAP) program assisted 37 new students for the transition to college academics and Webster University. Since 2011 this free program has helped almost 150 conditionally admitted students connect with the resources and tools they need to succeed.

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The 2015 TAP (Transitions and Academic Prep) Program Cohort

ARC Grant Connects, Engages Students and Faculty

November 11, 2015

The Academic Resource Center (ARC) has received the Bringing Theory to Practice Well-Being Seminar Grant, which supports "campus-wide planning discussions that give focused attention to a particular dimension of the well-being of those involved in creating and maintaining an engaged culture for learning.” For Webster, this grant will fund a seminar that will bring administrators, faculty and students together to examine opportunities for faculty to engage with at-risk students both in and beyond the classroom.

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Justin Barton presents a book scholarship provided through a MDHE grant.

TAP Harnesses Webster Network to Aid Students' College Transition

July 24, 2015

The Summer TAP Program brought new students to campus to help orient them to Webster's programs and services and prepare them for the transition to college.

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