How to PREP students for their transition to college

Author: Tracy Pascua Dea

Dr. Tracy Pascua Dea is the Assistant Vice Provost for Student Success and former Director of the High Potential First Generation to College Program at Saint Mary’s College of California.  She also teaches part-time at Northeastern University and Saint Mary’s College. She has 15+ years progressive experience in corporate and higher education settings specializing in student success, diversity, equity and social justice, career development, and leadership training and development. Her research and teaching focus on student success with an emphasis on first generation and historically marginalized student populations, strengths-based institutional change, first generation professionals with special interest in the Asian Pacific Islander community, and the power of narratives for social change.