Black Colleges Join National Initiative to Re-Imagine the First Year Experience

Several public historically black colleges have been named to a national pilot program which seeks to redefine the first-year experience for college students. 

Fayetteville State University, Harris-Stowe State University, North Carolina Central University and Winston-Salem State University are all part of the American Association of State Colleges and Universities’ ‘Re-Imagining the First Year’ program, a three-year initiative designed to increase retention and graduation rates for freshmen and continuing education students through intervention and monitoring. 

“We are honored for Harris-Stowe State University to be selected as one of 44 AASCU institutions to participate in the “Re-Imagine the First Year” project, which will help us continue to improve our graduation rates and augment overall student success,” said Harris-Stowe State President Dwaun Warmack.  “As an urban HBCU we have been committed to providing access and higher educational opportunities for underserved students.… Read More