Student Success Programs
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College Readiness Outreach Program (CROP)
College Readiness Outreach Program (CROP) connects ninth grade students attending Baltimore City Public High Schools with Towson University students who serve as mentors and provide a series of college readiness workshops. TU student mentors facilitate individual conversations and group discussions sharing their experiences, encouraging academic persistence, discussing college readiness topics, and helping students develop a personal definition for success. Baltimore City Public High School students have an opportunity to develop a plan to graduate high school and gain college acceptance.
Community Enrichment & Enhancement Partnership (CEEP) Award
The Community Enrichment and Enhancement Partnership (CEEP) Award is a scholarship resource available to entering first generation students eligible for financial aid. The Center for Student Diversity (CSD) is responsible for the administration of this scholarship. CEEP (pronounced KEEP) Award funding supports Towson University’s mission to increase the access and success of culturally diverse undergraduate students.
Students Achieve Goals through Education (SAGE) Program
Students Achieve Goals through Education (SAGE) program is one component of Towson University's cultural diversity and student retention plan. Program resources foster academic achievement, personal development, and campus wide involvement among entering students representing diverse backgrounds. Each SAGE program participant is able to develop a positive relationship with a peer mentor and participate in various activities that enhance academic success, campus connections, personal development, and career development skills. Participants also expand their knowledge of diverse cultural communities, identify potential faculty mentors, navigate campus bureaucracy, and participate in networking opportunities.
SAGE Program events occur on Tuesdays, 4 - 5:00 p.m., University Union - Chesapeake Rooms II & III