Grant Objectives

SUNY Orange is a 2012 recipient of the Title III grant. Focused on improving student engagement and satisfaction and, as a result, bolstering student retention and graduation rates, the grant has three main components:

  1. Transform student intake and enrollment through development of a One-Stop Enrollment Services model for the Middletown campus;
  2. Strengthen student engagement and satisfaction by extending the New START through a student’s first semester in a series of online and in-person workshops and activities focused on familiarizing the student with College resources, degree planning, and,
  3. Creation of a web portal to personalize and customize messaging to students. Resources provided through the grant will enable SUNY Orange to enhance services to students with particular focus on students in their first year.