The B.E.A.R. Summer Bridge Program

June 13-July 29, 2022

Mission: To provide students with support services, the necessary academic skills, and knowledge necessary to conquer the challenges faced when entering college.

Goals and Objectives:

  1. To develop a learning community model that will increase student success, enhance engagement and validate students as empowered learners.
  2. To use a culturally sensitive learning community model that organizes students into cohort groups linking English, Math, and Freshman Seminar.
  3. To develop a strong relationship between student services and instruction.
  4. To provide a proactive advising approach that includes academic progress monitoring and educational plans.

What is the B.E.A.R. Summer Bridge Program?

(Beloved Community, Excellence, Achievement, Resilience)

The B.E.A.R Summer Bridge program is a retention program designed for newly admitted students that helps to prepare students to achieve academic process, enrich their college experience and explore their cultural heritage.