Conversation Café 2014 also included five Seawolf Howls. Seawolf Howls are 10-minute talks grounded in the Student Affairs core themes contributed by UAA faculty and staff that provide colleagues an innovative look at topics near and dear to student affairs and UAA.
Watch the Seawolf Howl “What You Notice After Your 100th UAA Application This Year…” presented by Megan Tompkins, Kaitlin DeMarcus & Kelly Foran and then click on the links below to watch the other Seawolf Howls.
What You Notice After
Your 100th UAA Application This Year…
Megan Tompkins, Kaitlin DeMarcus & Kelly Foran
ETS staff have the opportunity to see the UAA entrance process from the perspective of over 100 students each year, sitting side-by-side with them as they apply, write scholarship essays, hope for financial aid, call their advisors, and register for classes. Join us to hear about their perspectives, struggles, and successes and to learn how each of you played a role in their journey.
Kaitlin DeMarcus, Kelly Foran, and Megan Tompkins work in East, West and Bartlett High Schools for TRiO Educational Talent Search (ETS), a federally funded program serving primarily low income and first generation students. The ultimate mission of ETS is to create access to postsecondary education by providing the skill development, mentorship, and guidance necessary to navigate the pipeline towards college. In Anchorage, ETS assists more than 750 students a year in 7 different middle and high schools. When Kaitlin, Kelly, and Megan aren’t getting woken up on a Saturday to frantic text messages from students about the SAT, you may find them playing soccer together or planning fundraising events.