Tech alumni, recent graduates and Institute officials gathered at an Atlantic Station law firm last Friday to present the former director of the President’s Scholarship Program (PSP), Randy McDow, with an endowment in his name. […]
College student retention rates are notoriously low between the first and second year of students’ careers. In the ACT’s 2010 “What Works in Student Retention Study,” the current first-year to second-year retention rate for students at public universities in the U.S. is estimated to be about 74 percent. The Institute’s rates are much higher, with 94 percent of students retained after their first year in both 2009 and 2010.
The UHR and GSS both voted upon and passed a bill to allocate more funds to WRECK Racing. After allocating $7,645.65 last week to the organization as a replacement annual budget, WRECK Racing received another $9,146.63 to “provide tools that will benefit WRECK Racing,” according to the bill which was submitted by ME Rep. Priya Patel.