February 13, 2015

Barbara Boyette Presents ‘Got Grit?’ Workshop

Barbara Boyette, assistant academic dean for academic support and coordinator of the First Year Experience, presented her workshop “Got Grit? The Application of Grit and Mindset to Impact Resilience and Retention of First-Year Students” at the First Year Experience and Students in Transition Conference.

The conference was held Feb. 7-10 in Dallas, Texas. During her workshop, Barb reviewed literature by Carol Dweck and Angela Duckworth (to name a few) and offered strategies for incorporating exercises and activities to promote grit in our college students.