M.A. Higher Education
Educational Services and Leadership
College of Education
ASCEND, EOF, Student Success, Summer Bridge Program, Transitional
College preparation programs
The goal of this study was to determine how participation in a summer bridge program prior to beginning an undergraduate collegiate career positively or negatively affects student success throughout their time at a college or university Additionally, the study took a look at the positive and negative transitional experiences of the students who participated. This qualitative study was completed by student participants who are currently enrolled at Rowan University and have participated in the ASCEND/EOF program. As a result of the study, the research will suggest recommendations based off of the feedback and experiences she received from the students who completed the online questionnaire or completed an in-person interview.
Piercy, Andrea Denise, "Bridge or barrier?" (2020). Theses and Dissertations. 2783.