Student participation in experiential learning activities
Student participation in service learning/community based learning courses
First-year retention and four- and six-year graduation rates
Number of local students enrolled at the University
Post-graduation outcomes: employment, education, and full-time service
Student interactions with those from different race/ethnicity or socioeconomic backgrounds (NSSE)
Students reporting their Scranton experience contributed to development in solving real-world problems (NSSE)
Students reporting that their Scranton experience contributed to being an informed and active citizen (NSSE)
Students reporting that their Scranton experience contributed to understanding of people from other backgrounds (NSSE)
Students reporting that their Scranton experience contributed to developing a personal code of ethics (NSSE)
Student satisfaction with student affairs staff (NSSE)
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Writing in the Real World: Several downtown businesses and students in a journalism course taught by communication professor Kim Pavlick, Ph.D., have benefited from a project partnership with the Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce. Students interviewed and wrote feature articles about businesses, from a new ramen shop to Electric City Escape, for the Chamber website, giving businesses more press and visibility and the students writing and real-world interviewing experience. “You can’t teach journalism in a bubble,” Dr. Pavlick said.
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