The Daily Eastern News

CAA approves proposed changes to Admissions

Chrissy Miller, Administration Reporter

April 7, 2017


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The Council on Academic Affairs voted to approve several changes in Eastern’s admissions requirements at its meeting Wednesday afternoon. The proposal will make the requirements for general admissions a minimum of an 18 ACT score with a 2.5 GPA. Previously, students needed an unweighted GPA of...

CAA to vote on tabled admissions proposal

Staff Report

April 5, 2017


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  The Council on Academic Affairs will vote on previously tabled changes to admissions criteria and a description of the Gateway program in the University Catalog at its Tuesday meeting. This proposal would also change freshman admissions criteria from a three-tiered system to a minimum, unweighted...

CAA tables gateway admission revisions

Jason Hardimon, Staff Reporter

March 31, 2017


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  The Council on Academic Affairs approved 3 items on its agenda Thursday and tabled a proposal for revisions to Internal Governing Policy no. 68 to allow for further discussion concerning proposed changes to the description of the Gateway program in the university catalog. Stacey Ruholl,...

Proposal to combine Gateway, Academic Advising services being considered

Cassie Buchman, News Editor

March 26, 2017


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A proposal to combine some of the advising services provided by the Academic Advising Center on Ninth Street Hall and the Gateway program is currently being evaluated at Eastern. Mona Davenport, director of minority affairs, said these organizational changes are still in the infancy stage. Even...

Gateway students describe challenges, successes

Jack Arkus, Contributing Writer

February 23, 2017


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  For most college freshmen, being away from home is an anticipated freedom that begins on Move-in Day. For members of the Eastern Gateway program, this idea of complete independence is slightly limited for their first year of college. Gateway is the provisional admissions program at...

Gateway Program Hosts Move-In Event

Gateway Program Hosts Move-In Event

Roberto Hodge, Multicultural Editor

August 20, 2014


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Amid the heat and humidity, members of many organizations set aside their phones and free time to help the students in Eastern’s Gateway Program move into their respective residence halls Tuesday morning. Gateway is a program designed to allow students into Eastern who do not meet the required le...

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