M.A. Higher Education
Educational Services, Administration, and Higher Education
College of Education
College preparation programs; College freshmen
The primary purpose of this study was to explore student involvement patterns and satisfaction of 40 participants of the Freshman Connection: Adventure program held by Rowan University in August of 2014. Data were collected from 33 subjects who participated in the survey, answering items on demographics, involvement, academic achievement, and the Freshman Connection: Adventure programs impact on their college experience. Data analysis suggested that students who participated in Freshman Connection: Adventure are widely involved on campus in different aspects. Data also suggested that the program gave students a positive outlook transitioning into college and gave them the necessary confidence to create long lasting friendships and positive influences at Rowan University. In regards to academic achievement, Freshman Connection participants reported that the program had low impact on their academic achievement.
LoBue, Sabrina, "A study of the 2014 Freshman Connection: Adventure participants and their involvement at Rowan University" (2015). Theses and Dissertations. 473.