Personal profile

Research interests

  • High-impact educational programs and practices that promote college students’ engagement, development, sense of belonging, and persistence
  • College students’ leadership development, civic and community engagement, and engagement in social change and social justice
  • Experiences of underrepresented and marginalized students in higher education, including low-income, first-generation, working-class, and immigrant college students
  • Benefits of strengths-based approaches and initiatives for college students’ engagement, academic success, self-efficacy, and retention
  • Academic libraries and effects on students' success 

Keywords

  • social class
  • higher education
  • college students
  • first-generation students
  • working-class students
  • community engagement
  • academic libraries
  • community service
  • leadership
  • leadership development
  • high-impact practices
  • study abroad
  • internationalization
  • internationalization at home
  • first-year college students
  • academic programs
  • academic advising
  • social change
  • engagement
  • sense of belonging
  • undergrad education
  • underrepresented students
  • parental divorce
  • strengths
  • strengthsfinder
  • civic engagement
  • democratic engagement
  • service-learning
  • assessment
  • surveys
  • research universities
  • professional writing
  • technical writing
  • intercultural skills
  • retention
  • persistence
  • student development
  • student development theory
  • college development
  • college success

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Projects 2016 2016

Leadership development
College students

Research Output 2011 2018

Parental Divorce and College Students’ Persistence and Degree Attainment

Soria, K. M., Morrow, D. J. & Jackson, R. Jan 2 2018 In : Journal of Divorce and Remarriage. 59, 1, p. 25-36 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

divorce
persistence
graduate
first-year student
parents

Strengths-Based Advising Approaches: Benefits for First-Year Undergraduates

Soria, K. M. 2018 In : NACADA Journal. 37, 2, p. 55-65 2

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

conversation
first-year student
student
self awareness
self-confidence
File
e-mail
incentive
experiment
time
11 Citations
loan
student
website
regression

Activities 2012 2016

  • 4 Submitted presentation or panel
  • 1 Poster

Getting to 100%: Reaching Every First Year Student

Fransen, J. (Speaker), Mastel, K. L. (Contributor), Nackerud, S. A. (Contributor), Peterson, K. (Contributor), Soria, K. M. (Contributor)
Nov 1 2016

Activity: Poster

Graduate in Four Years? Yes, the Library can help with that.

Fransen, J. (Speaker), Peterson, K. (Contributor), Mastel, K. L. (Contributor), Nackerud, S. A. (Contributor), Soria, K. M. (Contributor)
Nov 2 2016

Activity: Submitted presentation or panel

Factors Associated with First-Year Students' Use of Libraries

Fransen, J. (Speaker), Soria, K. M. (Speaker)
Nov 7 2014

Activity: Submitted presentation or panel

Library Data and Student Success

Nackerud, S. A. (Speaker), Fransen, J. (Speaker), Peterson, K. (Speaker), Mastel, K. L. (Speaker), Soria, K. M. (Speaker), David Peterson (Contributor)
Mar 14 2012

Activity: Submitted presentation or panel

Library Data and Student Success

Nackerud, S. A. (Speaker), Fransen, J. (Speaker), Peterson, K. (Speaker), Mastel, K. L. (Speaker), Soria, K. M. (Speaker)
Apr 27 2012

Activity: Submitted presentation or panel