Sue Farruggia

    Email Address: spf@uic.edu
    College: Liberal Arts and Sciences Department: Administration
    Secondary Department: Psychology
    Title: Assistant Vice Provost for Undergraduate Affairs
    Office: UH2704 Phone: 312-996-8115
    Webpage: http://orss.uic.edu/
    Participating in the Chancellor’s Undergraduate Research Awards program: Yes

    Research Interest:
    Student success in college
    Mentoring of college students
    Transition from high school to college
    Non-academic reasons for leaving college
    Racial/ethnic disparities in college success

    Minimum time commitment in hours per week: 8

    Qualifications of a Student:
    Minimum 2.75 GPA

    Experience may be most beneficial to majors in psychology, education, or other social science, but all are welcome to apply.

    Preference given to students who can make a two semester commitment.

    Students interested in pursuing an honors capstone project and/or attending graduate school in psychology, education or a related social science are encouraged to apply.

    Brief Summary of what is expected from the student:
    Students working in the Office for Research on Student Success will work on a variety of activities depending upon the semester, such as:

    Transcribing interviews and focus groups
    Coding qualitative data
    Collecting data
    Conducting literature searches
    Helping conduct focus groups
    Helping college survey data
    Data processing

    Students will be expected to participate in weekly lab meetings.

    Contact researcher via URE Email Webform

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