Wingspan Weekly April 22

Beloved history teacher leaving college at semester

People make differences in other people’s lives every day. Whether it is a coach, a boss, a close friend or even a teacher. A teacher that has made a difference in many lives is Mary Ludwig, who is moving on after this semester to pursue a doctorate.

Ludwig has been a history teacher for Laramie County Community College for a total of 14 years. She started at LCCC as an adjunct teacher for five years, which is a professor that teaches only one or two classes for the college, then she has spent the last nine years as a full-time staff member.

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About Guided Pathways

Getting to know Guided Pathways: Vice presidents explain reasoning for initiative implementation

Laramie County Community College’s Guided Pathways initiative has been in the works for two years, and students will begin to see the effects of this initiative in the fall of 2020. The layout of how programs,majors, advising, admissions and more will be undergoing changes over the next year.

The four primary goals of the Guided Pathways initiative are to help students 1) clarify a path, 2) get on that path, 3) stay on that path, and 4) ensure students are learning.

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The clear-cut path of General Education v2.0

Laramie County Community College’s Guided Pathways Program was created with a vision to make the higher education experience as a whole easier for students to navigate. The purpose of the program is to clarify a student’s path, help the student get on and stay on a path, and ensure students are learning.

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Initiative to simplify admission process

The Guided Pathways initiative includes redesigning the way students enter Laramie County Community College and the support systems that helps students succeed.

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New initiative to help students not lose credit

The Guided Pathways initiative includes redesigning the way students enter Laramie County Community College and the support systems that helps students succeed.

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Program maps to help students avoid course requirement confusion

Some students struggle through requirements and get confused over specific classes for each degree or credential. According to Academic Advisor and Program Maps co-chair Caitlin Cox, Guided Pathways program maps are a solution to provide students at LCCC a more appropriate road map to navigate through their degree or credential programs until graduation.

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Students who do not meet the requirements for a college level math or English course have options to take co-requisite courses to stay on track for graduating within the two years they have here.

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Math to follow developmental English ‘co-requisite model’ starting fall 2020

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Broadcast schedule

April 24 — Board of Trustees meeting

May 15 — Board of Trustees meeting

May 18 — LCCC Graduation

Calendar

  1. Wingspan Finer Things Book Club meeting

    April 24 @ 12:00 pm - 12:50 pm
  2. Board Meeting

    April 24 @ 7:00 pm
  3. Come eat at Chick-Fill-A Spirit Night

    April 25 @ 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
  4. Reception Before the Show: Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

    April 25 @ 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm

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