Best Practices: In Fall 2011, KCP awarded Lawrence Tech with a Best Practices designation for our efforts to create a cohesive pipeline for at-risk students. In Summer of 2010, we were awarded a Best-Practices designation from KCP for our cross-campus institutionalization efforts.

Peer Reviewed Publications: These articles on KCP programs were presented on behalf of the Consortium for Student Retention Data Exchange at the University of Oklahoma.

  • H. Helterhoff. “Crossing the Bridge.”  7th Annual National Symposium on Student Retention, Consortium for Student Retention Data Exchange (CSRDE), Charleston, SC, 2011.
  • H. Helterhoff, J. Zweisler-Vollick, and G. Aviles. “Beyond Newsletters.”  7th Annual National Symposium on Student Retention, Consortium for Student Retention Data Exchange (CSRDE), Charleston, SC, 2011.

Additional Recognition: Our KCP programs have also been noted in the following ways:

  • A feature in the Tech News, "New KCP grant expands educational support for students"
  • A feature in the Winter 2011/12 Lawrence Tech Alumni Report, "New KCP grant expands educational support for students"
  • A feature in the Fall/Winter 2010 Lawrence Tech Alumni Report, "King-Chavez-Parks initiative funds student projects"
  • A presentation by Professor Holly Helterhoff and the LTU Scholars at the 2010 Equity Conference
  • A feature in the Tech News, "Lawrence Tech students improve Southfield hiking trails"
  • A presentation by Professor Holly Helterhoff at the 2009 Michigan Foundation for Education Leadership - Governor's Education Summit
  • A presentation by Professor Kevin Kelch and the LTU Scholars at the 2008 Equity Conference.

We look forward to developing more programs to further build the future diverse workforce of Michigan.